Kelechi Eleanya

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URI Internship Year:

2018

F&ES Graduation Year:

2019

F&ES Degree:

MEM

Group

Friends Of Farmington Canal

Shepard And Huntington

Newhall And Division

Monitor Square Park

Rainbow Park

Cedar Hill Neighborhood

Greenspace Log

Date Category Photos Group Summary

08/11/2018

Planting
Planting

Monitor Square Park

This was the last work day of the group and we had two more volunteers join us. Everyone defied the rains and continued stewardship at the park; mulching, weeding, watering and planting of eight daylilies around trees.

08/11/2018

Planting
Planting

Rainbow Park

Being the last work day for the group , the pouring rain couldn't deter the group who continued with planting around several areas in the park to give the park a new look. Shrubs and perennials were planted. Weeding and watering were also carried out to ensure the plants received adequate water.

08/10/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Cedar Hill Neighborhood

Being the last work day of the group, efforts were directed to weeding , cleaning and mulching along the corner garden.

08/09/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

The group carried out weeding, mulching and watering around the Urban oasis and all trees in the Farmington canal green space.

08/08/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Rainbow Park

The group planted a lot of perennials, carried out lots more weeding especially outside the fence area, watering and mulching were also done extensively.

08/08/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

The group continued with watering and mulching at the site.

08/08/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Newhall And Division

This was the last day for the group and they focused on planting perennials and mulching around the trees. The heavy rains and thunderstorm made the work to last for only an hour. It was also nice to have a new volunteer with the group.

08/07/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

The group carried out watering and weeding and also spread some mulch around the Urban oasis site.

08/07/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

The group carried out mulching, watering , weeding and planting at this last group work day.

08/04/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Monitor Square Park

The group focused on weeding around the central part of the park, planting, composting, mulching, and watering.

08/04/2018

Planting
Planting

Rainbow Park

The group planted perennials in the park , carried out watering and some more mulching.

08/02/2018

Planting
Planting

Friends Of Farmington Canal

The group was joined by two additional volunteers and some shrubs were planted along the urban oasis. Weeding, mulching and watering were also carried out.

08/01/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Rainbow Park

The group carried out more weeding around the park, mulching around the new trees planted and watering.

08/01/2018

Planting
Planting

Newhall And Division

The group planted a Japanese Tree Lilac and also completed some watering and mulching in the neighborhood.

07/31/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

The group concentrated on mulching around the center space and plants very close to the fence; watering was also carried out.

07/31/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

Watering was completed.

07/28/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Monitor Square Park

The group carried out an extensive weeding and watering of all trees within the park and those along the curb strip.

07/28/2018

Planting
Planting

Rainbow Park

The group planted a Crab Apple tree to replace the second peer tree lost during the storm in the winter. It was very interesting exercise as the third tree was planted in the park this summer. Weeding was also carried out inside and outside the park.

07/27/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Cedar Hill Neighborhood

The group worked on the 219 garden and accomplished massive trash pick up and cleaning of the area , weeding and mulching.

07/26/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

The group carried out mulching and edging on the site. Three Nine barks were also planted around the Urban oasis sign.

07/26/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

The group engaged in some out reach activities and also completed some watering.

07/25/2018

Planting
Planting

Newhall And Division

The group planted a Crab Apple tree ( Velvet Pliiar) and also continued weeding, mulching and watering the plants.

07/25/2018

Planting
Planting

Rainbow Park

This was a landmark day as Fellowship place crew joined the growing list of volunteers in the park to plant another red maple tree. There will be much more engagement with Fellowship place to keep the park in good shape.

07/24/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

Weeding , watering and mulching were activities completed.

07/24/2018

Planting
Planting

Shepard And Huntington

On this very day, the group engaged in planting more perennials and shrubs alongside weeding. A new volunteer also joined the group.

07/21/2018

Planting
Planting

Rainbow Park

The group planted a Red maple tree in the park, this was one of the trees selected to replace the peer tree that was lost through a storm. It was an interesting experience for the new volunteers who joined the group.

07/21/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Monitor Square Park

Group continued with mulching, watering and weeding of the park. Day lilies were also planted around the new trees .

07/20/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Cedar Hill Neighborhood

Weeding, watering , mulching and picking out trash were carried out on this day.

07/19/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

The group worked on maintenance activities such as watering, weeding and mulching. Two children joined the group and helped put mulch and water the plants.

07/19/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

Watering was the main activity carried out alongside weeding.

07/18/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance
Community group taking down a dead tree within a yard

Newhall And Division

The key activities carried out were pruning, mulching and planning a tree planting for one of the members in the neighborhood.

07/17/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

Watering was carried out on the site.

07/14/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Rainbow Park

The group continued weeding around the circular bed in the middle the park.

07/14/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Monitor Square Park

The team carried out a lot of watering and weeding on the park.

07/13/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Cedar Hill Neighborhood

More weeding was accomplished within the Betty's Median by the group , extensive mulching of the median and watering was also carried out. Two youths from the neighborhood join the group on this work day

07/12/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

The group concentrated on watering and weeding.

07/12/2018

Planting
Planting

Friends Of Farmington Canal

The group engaged in edging along the Urban oasis, mulching , watering , weeding and also three nine barks were planted. Planning was also carried out to review plans for planting in the space.

07/11/2018

Planting
Planting

Newhall And Division

The group planted a new Cherry tree on the Division end of the Farmington canal, they also continued to weed and prune around trees in the neighborhood.

07/10/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

The group focused on weeding, watering and cleaning the site.

07/10/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

Maintenance work was carried out generally, especially watering.

07/05/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

Group carried out watering.

07/03/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

Watering and weeding carried out.

06/30/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Rainbow Park

There was a very pressing need to water the plants and also to continue with the weeding.

06/30/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Monitor Square Park

The group worked on the flower garden to remove garbage and prune dying branches- mulching was also completed

06/29/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Cedar Hill Neighborhood

The group work centered on weeding, watering and mulching along Betty's Median .

06/28/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

The group focused on weeding, watering and mulching extensively along the Urban oasis.

06/28/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

Watering was the major activity carried out at the site

06/27/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Newhall And Division

The group engaged in maintenance along Division street, pruning , weeding, watering and mulching were the main task carried out.

06/26/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

Watering carried out.

06/26/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

The group continued weeding, watering and mulching. Plans for getting some perennials were also discussed.

06/23/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Rainbow Park

The group carried out weeding, cleaning and watering the site.

06/23/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Monitor Square Park

The group engaged in weeding and watering the trees.

06/21/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

Watering and weeding was carried out , including some outreach activities.

06/21/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

Today's workday was very interesting because a team of volunteers came in to join the group. A lot of weeding was carried out, especially along the wire fence which was covered with so much vines. Watering was also carried out by the group.

06/21/2018

Planning
Planning

Rainbow Park

This was basically an evening of out reach to the neighborhood through a door to door flier distribution. It was also an opportunity to try and make connections to people living around the park.

06/20/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Newhall And Division

The group started out with maintenance work along Newhall Street- pruning trees, and weeding along the side walk. Some perennials were also planted around trees on the curb strip. Planning for the entire summer was discussed and maintenance was a key priority for the group.

06/19/2018

Planning
Planning

Shepard And Huntington

The group met for planning their summer work and also did some weeding.

06/19/2018

Maintenance
Maintenance

Friends Of Farmington Canal

The group carried out some watering and weeding.

06/15/2018

Planning
Planning

Cedar Hill Neighborhood

The group engaged in door to door outreach within the neighborhood and also planned for the summer work.

06/15/2018

Planning
Planning

Rainbow Park

This was basically a planning meeting with the group. We touched on key issues that needed to be addressed to help the park recover from loosing two of its large trees to a storm. This was very important because of the changing dynamics expected due to the opening of the park to direct sunlight after the removal of two large peer trees.

06/14/2018

Planning
Planning

Friends Of Farmington Canal

This was the first meeting with the group for planning the summer activities. The group also carried out watering and weeding along the Urban oasis site.