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March 3, 2016

 

 

Of all the things that come to mind when you hear the word ‘lawyer’ ‘great with kids’ is probably not one of them. And I would agree with you, given that I am a lawyer and years of reading judicial opinions and excessive use of phrases like ‘see supra’ and ‘in summat...

July 16, 2015

 In spite of the darkening skies and muggy weather, Human Impacts Institute was glad to host our friends from UN Temple of Understanding (a non-profit dedicated to building interfaith alliances across ages and countries) as part of our East River State Park Summer...

May 15, 2015

Human Impacts Institute is excited to have kicked-off its 2015 East River State Park Summer Series!

 

The fabulous folks from Brooklyn Day Hab came out to help take care of the East River State Park on the first “Tree Care Tuesdays” of the season. With input and advice f...

October 14, 2014

On September 2nd, 2014, the Human Impacts Institute finished this seasons Tree Care Tuesday on the corner of Keap and S. 3rd street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. With a great turnout of neighbors and students from Stuyvesant high school, the final Tuesday was a great succ...

August 14, 2014

The Human Impacts Institute recently summed up July’s Tree Care Tuesday at Driggs Avenue and Monitor Street. Every Tuesday the Human Impacts Institute holds a two hour tree care event. At tree care the HII crew and volunteers help the city trees thrive; we clean out tr...

August 7, 2014

This past Friday, The Human Impacts Institute held our Native Species Planting Day in East River State Park. We planting a range of plants that once naturally thrived in the New York City area; including switch grass, beach grass, blueberry bushes, plum trees, black-ey...

July 2, 2014

Walking on The High Line, one discovers a hidden gem, an urban oasis of an above ground railroad park. The High Line is an amalgamation of live music, food vendors and the visitors speaking foreign languages. This park in the sky is a great example of sustainable devel...

June 25, 2014

Our Tree Care Tuesdays are volunteer opportunities encouraging engagement from people of all ages and backgrounds. The goal of Tree Care Tuesdays is to beautify NYC neighborhoods, create community relationships, promote green space, mitigate air pollution, and prevent...

May 21, 2014

This year we launched our second annual Tree Care Tuesday program on Earth Day to celebrate nature, and raise public awareness of the environment and public health.

Our Tree Care Tuesdays are volunteer opportunities encouraging engagement from people of all ages and bac...

October 30, 2013

It’s the trees that we were celebrating on Sept. 22nd—day three of the Ten Days of Climate Action 2013.

 

 

The highlight of the day is Anthony Heinz May’s sculpture installed in Socrates Sculpture Park at Queen’s waterfront. May’s work Re: Spectré is based on a tree trun...

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