Delilah Griswold

URI Internship Year:

2016

F&ES Graduation Year:

2016

F&ES Degree:

MESc

Group

Rainbow Park

Little Nash

Chatham Square Neighborhood Association

Bradley Street Tree Planters

Fairmont Park

Fair Haven Neighbors In Action

Mill River Trail

Greenspace Log

Category Date Group Summary
Maintenance
Maintenance

07/30/2016

Rainbow Park

Pat and I continued weeding, and removed excess leaves from the back area. We also constructed a fence to enclose the alleyway at the back.

Planting
Planting

07/30/2016

Chatham Square Neighborhood Association

We planted a Morton Elm on the corner of Downing and Grafton.

Maintenance
Maintenance

07/28/2016

Mill River Trail

We stained another bench along the trail.

Social
Social

07/28/2016

Little Nash

We decided to do a community craft project as our final activity for the season. With donated wheels, flowers, and spray paint we created decorative hangings to affix to the park fence.

Planting
Planting

07/27/2016

Fair Haven Neighbors In Action

We planted two Cherry Kwanzans in front of Jose's home and celebrate the end of our great season.

Planting
Planting

07/26/2016

Fairmont Park

We finished the path in the butterfly garden and added a few purple cone flower to empty spots.

Maintenance
Maintenance

07/23/2016

Rainbow Park

We spent the morning weeding out invasive plants and sweeping the walk.

Planting
Planting

07/21/2016

Little Nash

Planted daisy's in the memorial plot, and additional perennials around the external trees.

Maintenance
Maintenance

07/21/2016

Mill River Trail

We hung trail signs and stained benches along the trail.

Planting
Planting

07/20/2016

Fair Haven Neighbors In Action

Planting
Planting

07/19/2016

Fairmont Park

We continued to weed the butterfly garden and herb bed. We planted sedum, gaillardia, and coriopsis in open spaces.

Maintenance
Maintenance

07/16/2016

Rainbow Park

Maintenance
Maintenance

07/16/2016

Rainbow Park

Removed invasive plants, planted four new hostas and watered all park plants.

Planting
Planting

07/14/2016

Little Nash

Planted a London Plane in the corner space at the Memorial Dog Park on State.

Planting
Planting

07/13/2016

Fair Haven Neighbors In Action

Planted a Dogwood near the driveway and a Crabapple (Purple Prince) in the front yard.

Planting
Planting

07/12/2016

Fairmont Park

We did some weeding in the butterfly garden, and planted a few perennials in open spaces.

Maintenance
Maintenance

07/09/2016

Rainbow Park

Removed invasive plants and planned for infrastructure updates including fence painting and construction.

Maintenance
Maintenance

07/06/2016

Fairmont Park

Explo volunteers joined us at the park for an afternoon of invasive removal.

Planting
Planting

07/06/2016

Fair Haven Neighbors In Action

Planted two Lacebark Elms near Ben's home.

Maintenance
Maintenance

07/05/2016

Fairmont Park

Continued to clear burning bush and weed and mulch a corner garden near park entrance.

Maintenance
Maintenance

07/02/2016

Rainbow Park

Pat and I worked to remove invasive plants in the beds toward the back of the park.

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/30/2016

Little Nash

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/30/2016

Mill River Trail

Planting
Planting

06/29/2016

Fair Haven Neighbors In Action

Planted another Honey Locust next door to the previous planting.

Planting
Planting

06/28/2016

Fairmont Park

Planted a Juneberry at the top entrance of the park.

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/28/2016

Bradley Street Tree Planters

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/25/2016

Rainbow Park

We removed invasive plants, added mulch to garden beds, and discussed summer event possibilities.

Planting
Planting

06/23/2016

Little Nash

Planted two hostas in the memorial, and did some clean up on the sidewalk outside the Triangle Park.

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/23/2016

Mill River Trail

Planting
Planting

06/22/2016

Fair Haven Neighbors In Action

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/21/2016

Fairmont Park

Began removing Burning Bush in preparation for planting, also cleared other areas of mugwart.

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/18/2016

Rainbow Park

We finished adding stone dust to the path, did some weeding, and also watered plants.

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/17/2016

Chatham Square Neighborhood Association

Watered and mulched previously planted flower boxes as well as one street tree. Completed street tree survival inventory.

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/16/2016

Mill River Trail

We met to begin marking and removing invasive plants along the bank of the trail.

Planting
Planting

06/16/2016

Little Nash

We planted the other side of the memorial with Holly and Catmint, and watered and mulched the space.

Planting
Planting

06/14/2016

Fairmont Park

Planted Shasta Daisies in the Zinnia bed, did some weeding and watering, and discussed plans for the next work days.

Planting
Planting

06/11/2016

Rainbow Park

We met to weed the park, plant three new perennials for color, and add stone dust to the path.

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/11/2016

Bradley Street Tree Planters

Dropped off 2 yards of pine mulch for use on the vacant lot, as well as tools to be used for mulching the space on Monday 6/13/16.

Planting
Planting

06/10/2016

Chatham Square Neighborhood Association

Planted two existing planter boxes with 6 new perennials.

Planning
Planning

06/09/2016

Mill River Trail

We met with folks to discuss rights of access to parts of the trail behind businesses.

Planting
Planting

06/09/2016

Little Nash

We did maintenance in the triangle park on State Street: Removed turf from memorial, added compost, and planted with Catmint and Holly.

Maintenance
Maintenance

06/07/2016

Fairmont Park

We did work on the Zinnia bed near the butterfly garden; primarily weeding and planning plantings for next week. Also discussed goals and plans for the summer.

Planting
Planting

06/03/2016

Chatham Square Neighborhood Association

Surveyed last years trees and planted a flower box with new perennials.

Planning
Planning

06/02/2016

Little Nash

Met to discuss goals and schedule for the season.

Planning
Planning

05/31/2016

Bradley Street Tree Planters

Met with Daphne and Rob to discuss their goals for the summer. As an Emeritus group the plan for the season was straight forward: two meetings over the summer 1) for mulching of the vacant lot; and 2) tree pruning workshop.

Planning
Planning

05/28/2016

Rainbow Park

Pat and I discussed plans for the season and strategies to generate active participation in park work.

Planning
Planning

05/27/2016

Chatham Square Neighborhood Association

Planning
Planning

05/27/2016

Fair Haven Neighbors In Action

Met to plan goals and schedule for the season.

Planning
Planning

05/25/2016

Fairmont Park

Met to plan goals and schedule for the season.

Planning
Planning

05/24/2016

Mill River Trail

We had a primary planning meeting where we walked the length of the trail and discussed goals for the season.