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A Summer with the WERMS

Catherine Feeney was the Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM) Crew Leader for the summer of 2016, leading ten, first-year interns through data collection in the field. She also helped facilitate the two summer courses, “Restoration of NYC’s Natural Areas” and…

Farewell to our Third WERM Cohort!

2016-graduates

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!

Data-Collection

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 &…

WERM Internship Well into New School Year

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Kristen MacFarlane joined Wave Hill as High School Programs Coordinator in June. She graduated from Cornell University a year ago, and recently received her Masters in Geographic Information Science at Lehman College. Phase II of Wave Hill’s Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM) program…

Summer 2015 Internships Get Underway!

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Charlotte Henderson, Wave Hill’s High School Programs Coordinator, helps administer Wave Hill’s Forest Project and Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM), both internships for teens. All of a sudden, it was summer for Wave Hill’s high school programs, both Forest Project internship…

New High School Programs Coordinator Settles In

Kristen MacFarlane joined Wave Hill as High School Programs Coordinator at the beginning of June, joining current Coordinator Charlotte Henderson through the summer. Charlotte moves on from this 14-month position in the fall. Kristen graduated from Cornell University a year…

Interviews Underway for 2014 Forest Project, WERM Interns!

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Mary Rose Robbins, Wave Hill’s High School Programs Coordinator, works closely with Forest Project Manager Barry Kogan. She reports here on progress hiring the 2014 season interns.   Wave Hill’s high school education staff have begun interviewing for the 2014 Forest…

WERMy Times!

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, and the Woodland Ecology Restoration Mentorship (WERM), a new, 14-month program…

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…