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September 21, 2016

Every Tuesday in June, July and August, the Human Impacts Institute (HII) has led the Tree Care Tuesday program. Every week in June we cared for trees around HII’s headquarters near Rodney St and S 3rd St. We had help from students at the Brooklyn Harbor School, who we...

June 23, 2016

This past True Care Tuesday our crew spent the morning with Brooklyn Arbor School’s kindergarten class, who had the opportunity to learn about caring for NYC trees alongside a creative art activity. With the help of our enthusiast intern crew, the students had a blast...

September 20, 2015

In past years we branched out our Tree Care Tuesdays to various City Parks in Brooklyn. This year, we kept it local at the East River State Park, as part of our Summer Series, co-sponsored by the New York State Parks Department. This allowed us to focus on one greenspa...

June 16, 2015

We were excited to host a group of Morgan Stanley volunteers as part of their month of volunteering and as part of our monthly Tree Care Tuesday events at the East River State Park last week. Arriving precisely on time (see their before photo),

 they rolled up their Mor...

May 21, 2015

 

On Tuesday, May 19, the Human Impacts Institute held its second Summer Series event East River State Park, and the first environmental educational event (you can check out last week’s Tree Care Tuesday here).

 

Folks had a chance to explore the Park and compare what it...

May 5, 2015

Partnering with Friends Seminary for its annual Day of Service, the Human Impacts Institute invited the lovely 8th graders from Friends to help us protect and improve the East River State Park, and New York greenspace everywhere.

 

Even though last Tuesday, April 28th wa...

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...

May 2, 2014

This past Saturday, April 26th, the HII crew, along with 17 volunteers, hit the busy streets of Williamsburg around East River State Park to spread awareness of water pollution. As a group we installed a total of 60 storm drain plaques reading “No dumping, leads to wat...

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...

August 13, 2013

What would you say to a business owner  leaving his or her door open, while the A/C is running? Human Impacts Institute crew says “Shut It”!

 

On these hot summer days in NYC, it almost seems normal to walk on Broadway in SoHo and other busy streets feeling a cold b...

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