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Farewell to our Third WERM Cohort!

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Kristen MacFarlane, Wave Hill’s Youth Programs Coordinator, works with high school students in the Forest Project and Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM), Wave Hill’s two paid internship programs for high school students.  On August 23, 2016, ten high school students…

Forest Project XXXVI: Come and Gone!

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Victoria Thomas was one of the four Forest Project Crew Leaders this past summer. She is a recent graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She led her crew’s restoration efforts on the northernmost site of Wave Hill’s Herbert &…

Forest Project XXXVI : Behind the Scenes

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Forest Project Senior Crew Leader Bella Rabinovich is settling in for her fifth summer at Wave Hill. The Forest Project is a paid summer internship program for high school students.  Bella Rabinovich here, excited to tell you what we’ve been working hard…

Potluck Season!

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Charlotte Henderson, Wave Hill’s High School Programs Coordinator, helps administer the Forest Project and Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM) that Wave Hill offers for teens. Nothing brings together friends like food and shared experiences. Last month, WERM students and their families…

Make Way for Forest Project XXXIII!

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Mary Rose Robbins, Wave Hill’s High School Programs Coordinator—a new, 14-month position—is herself a former Forest Project crew leader. She reports here on preparations for the inauguration of the 33rd season of Forest Project Summer Collaborative.  The Forest Project interns…

Forest Project Reunites!

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Barry Kogan manages Wave Hill’s Forest Project Summer Collaborative (FPSC), a six-week, paid summer internship for teens that has been working to improve the ecology of the Bronx since 1980.  On Friday, December 28, we held a reunion for alumni of…

Packing Up and Looking Back

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Forest Project Crew Leaders Sara and Ashleigh, in charge of the two northernmost work sites in the Herbert & Hyonja Abrons Woodland, sum up the last few weeks of this year’s Project, and reflect on the summer as a whole….

“Los Tremendos” Action Figures

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Forest Project Summer Collaborative interns Lidia and Jean, part of the crew working in the northwestern edge of the Herbert & Hyonja Abrons Woodland at Wave Hill, report on week three of the internship. Buenos Dias! Lidia and Jean here,…

A Day in the Life of Forest Project XXXII’s Terminating Platanos

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Forest Project Summer Collaborative interns Dyaami and General, part of the crew working in the southern tip of the Herbert & Hyonja Abrons Woodland at Wave Hill, report on week two of the internship. Greetings from Wave Hill!!  Welcome to…

Forest Project XXXII Launches Tomorrow!

Forest Project Program Coordinator Greg Haber, himself a former crew leader, reports on preparations for the inauguration of the 32nd season of Forest Project Summer Collaborative June 28.  Parents’ Night was yesterday, about as official a starting point as you…