Thomas Martin

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URI Internship Year:

2020

Tommy is a rising senior in Yale college studying Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Having grown up moslty in beautiful Tacoma, Washington, he values both urban and natural forests. He has loved the opportunity to live in New Haven and work with communities in the area as a member of the Jones-Zimmerman Academic Mentorship Program at Wexler-Grant School and Yale Undergraduate Prison Project’s GED tutoring program at Manson Youth Institute. In addition, he works as the co-coordinator of Yale’s First-year Outdoor Orientation Trip program, supporting students’ transition to college and fostering a sense of connection to the outdoor environment of the Northeast. Tommy is interested in the relationship between the natural and built environment and community health, and he looks forward to learning more from the neighborhood partners of Greenspace. 

Group

Cherry Ann Park

Lenzi Park

East Rock Park

Bradley/Wooster

Chatham Square Neighborhood Association

Winthrop Daylight Project

Annex Gardeners

Saltonstall And Lloyd

Shepard And Huntington

Truman Street Clean/Green Project

Monitor Square Park

Hemingway Butterfly Garden

Greenspace Log

Date Category Photos Group Summary

08/01/2020

Maintenance
Maintenance

Monitor Square Park

The Monitor Square team filled their sizable workday with picking up trash, and composting, mulching, and watering their trees. The space continues to reflect the years of work put into it.

08/01/2020

Maintenance
Maintenance

Shepard And Huntington

In their first work day of the summer, volunteers mowed, raked up leaves, and mulched a few planted areas to give the space a fresh look. It was a great start to stewardship, and everyone is looking forward to the next work day.

08/01/2020

Planning
Planning

Cherry Ann Park

Cherry Ann project leaders met with the summer intern to discuss plans for the summer and introduce him to youth volunteers that put so much energy into the park.

07/30/2020

Maintenance
Maintenance

Lenzi Park

Lenzi Park volunteers continued their maintenance of the space with watering and weeding.

07/16/2020

Planning
Planning
Flowers in bloom at Lewis St. Park

Chatham Square Neighborhood Association

The group met for the first time this season to discuss their plans for the summer set their work day times. Their focus will be on maintaining and cleaning up Lewis St. Park before moving on to other projects in the neighborhood this fall. They had a good attendance, and everyone is excited to start work!

07/02/2020

Maintenance
Maintenance

Bradley/Wooster

We spent a good afternoon weeding at our site and surveying the condition in order to plan our steps for next week.