Maxwell Webster

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URI Internship Year:

2016

F&ES Graduation Year:

2017

F&ES Degree:

MEM

Ohio native Max Webster is a Master of Environmental Management Candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies where he focuses on community-based approaches to conservation and sustainable land management practices. After graduating from the University of Cincinnati in 2012, with a degree in English Literature, Max managed community garden programs in Ohio before leading conservation crews on the west coast and spending a summer farming in Vermont. During this past school year, Max was part of the URI Greenskills team and also served as a contributing editor for Sage Magazine.

Group

Fountain Street

Oyster Point

Arch Street

Cherry Ann St.

Ivy Narrow (Emeritus)

Troup Group

Washington Ave.

Bradley/Wooster

Greenspace Log

Date Category Photos Group Summary

07/30/2016

Planting
Planting

Cherry Ann St.

Planted 5 forthergilla and mulched the entrance way garden at Cherry Ann St.

07/28/2016

Planting
Planting

Washington Ave.

Planted a red maple in front of the vacant lot adjacent to 626 Washington Ave.

07/28/2016

Planting
Planting

Oyster Point

Planted a Leyland Cypress as a screen in front of the pumping station in Bayview Park.

07/27/2016

Planning
Planning

Troup Group

End of the year wrap-up meeting.

07/27/2016

Maintenance
Maintenance

Arch Street

Group from Yale Explo weeded and mulched main planting areas as well as picked up trash and removed debris from the Greenspace site.

07/26/2016

Planting
Planting

Cherry Ann St.

Planted 8 shrubs and continues improvements around the entrance way to the park on Cherry Ann St.

07/26/2016

Planting
Planting

Bradley/Wooster

Planted weeded, mulched and planted 12 perennials at the Bradley St. Greenspace site.

07/26/2016

Planting
Planting

Bradley/Wooster

Group added supplemental plantings to the greenspace site on Bradley St. as well as weeded and mulched existing planted areas.

07/22/2016

Planting
Planting

Oyster Point

Planted a purple crabapple at 57 Sea St. and a Sweetgum behind the baseball diamonds in Bayview Park.

07/21/2016

Planting
Planting

Washington Ave.

Planted flowers around the base of a street planted last week at 626 Washington Ave.

07/20/2016

Planting
Planting

Troup Group

Planted a cornelian dogwood at 25 Beers St.

07/16/2016

Planting
Planting

Cherry Ann St.

Group added new perennials and shrubs to the entrance way garden on cherry ann st.

07/14/2016

Planting
Planting

Washington Ave.

Group removed concrete and planted a new street tree at 626 Washington Ave.

07/13/2016

Planting
Planting

Oyster Point

Planted at cherry tree in Bayview Park and weeded and mulched around the bases of several other trees within the park.

07/13/2016

Planting
Planting

Troup Group

Planted a purple plum as a set back tree in the yard of a home at 43 Beers St.

07/09/2016

Planting
Planting

Cherry Ann St.

Planted new perennials at the entrance garden on Cherry Ann st.

07/08/2016

Planting
Planting

Fountain Street

Group mulched and added supplemental plantings to the community beautification project at the corner of Fountain and Ramsdell streets.

07/07/2016

Planting
Planting

Oyster Point

Planted a Purple Prince Crabapple tree at the corner of Howard St and 6th St in Bayview Park.

07/07/2016

Planning
Planning

Washington Ave.

Scouted locations for new street tree plantings on Washington Ave.

07/06/2016

Planting
Planting

Ivy Narrow (Emeritus)

Spread pea stone in low areas along the pathways and planted 16 perennials, 1 shrub and 1 tree.

07/05/2016

Planning
Planning

Bradley/Wooster

Planned greenspace summer project work

07/02/2016

Planting
Planting

Cherry Ann St.

Planted two arborvitae at the entrance garden on Cherry Ann St and weeded within the Urban Oasis planting area.

06/29/2016

Maintenance
Maintenance

Oyster Point

Tree maintenance day. The group pruned existing trees in Bayview Park as well as weeded and re-mulched around the base of each tree.

06/29/2016

Planting
Planting

Troup Group

Planted perennials in the curb strip on Beers St.

06/25/2016

Planting
Planting

Cherry Ann St.

Planted two Arborvitae at park entrance way.

06/23/2016

Planting
Planting

Oyster Point

Planted perennials and mulched beds in Triangle Park, on the corner of Sea and S. Water Streets.

06/22/2016

Planting
Planting

Troup Group

Planted perennials and weeded and mulched curb strip beds on Beers St.

06/18/2016

Planning
Planning

Arch Street

Began creating a master plan for the maintenance and upkeep of the Arch St. Greenspace as well as went door-to-door to recruit new greenspace volunteers and drum up support for future projects.

06/15/2016

Planting
Planting

Troup Group

Planted 3 daylilies and 2 irises and weeded and mulched in front of three homes on Beers St.

06/15/2016

Maintenance
Maintenance

Oyster Point

Weeded and mulched flower beds in Triangle Park on the corner of S. Water and Sea streets.

06/11/2016

Planning
Planning

Arch Street

Initial planning meeting for Arch St. Greenspace group.

06/11/2016

Maintenance
Maintenance

Cherry Ann St.

Group weeded around pathway along the entrance way and cleared debris in order to open up space for the construction of a fence on the north side of the park.

06/10/2016

Maintenance
Maintenance

Ivy Narrow (Emeritus)

Weeded and mulched beds as well as improved pathway with group from Hopkins High School.

06/09/2016

Maintenance
Maintenance

Oyster Point

Weeded beds along S. Water St at the Triangle Park

06/08/2016

Planting
Planting

Troup Group

Weed curb strip planting beds and planted six perennials in front of homes on Beers St.

06/07/2016

Planning
Planning

Fountain Street

Planned summer beautification work at the traffic circle at the intersection of Fountain St. and Ramsdell St.

06/04/2016

Maintenance
Maintenance

Cherry Ann St.

Weeded Japanese Knotweed along the north edge of the park to create a path for fence installation in mid-June.

06/01/2016

Maintenance
Maintenance

Troup Group

Weeded curb strip planting beds in front of three homes on Beers. St.

05/28/2016

Maintenance
Maintenance

Cherry Ann St.

Weeded planted bed at the front entrance of the park on Cherry Ann St. and pickup up trash throughout the park.

05/26/2016

Planning
Planning

Ivy Narrow (Emeritus)

Conducted a site overview to plan work for the summer.

05/25/2016

Planning
Planning

Troup Group

Planned summer greenspace work on Beers St.

05/25/2016

Planning
Planning

Oyster Point

Planning for summer work at the Triangle Park and Bayview Park

05/21/2016

Planning
Planning

Cherry Ann St.

Planned initial summer work at Cherry An St. Park