Tag Archives: Urban Resources Initiative

Making Peace

Gary Kyshon Miller Sr., age 20. Walter Jaynes Sr., age 19. These and more than 600 other names are etched into bricks on a broad, curving walkway that leads to New Haven’s new Botanical Garden of Healing…

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Green Light

“I believe in learning by doing,” Doreen Abubakar says. The self-described urban environmentalist is standing on a city lot in Newhallville, work gloves in hand, where…

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This Week in New Haven (February 24 – March 1)

Bryant Terry photographed by Margo Moritz

Savor Fat Tuesday and Chewing the Fat. Then make the most out of a month that’s got a little extra breadth. …

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Water Way

If you know the Mill River, you probably know it best from…

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Turn of the Sentry

The sculpture garden behind the Yale University Art Gallery is an urban sanctuary, offering a nice, quiet place to sit during the day. It’s also…

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Waterworking

From its source somewhere in the hills of Bethany, the West River runs through several reservoirs before arriving in the city of New Haven…

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New Haven’s New Roots

Elm trees are returning to the Elm City. “We’re having good luck with Princeton Elms,” says Margaret Carmalt, who manages the GreenSkills program at the Urban Resources Initiative (URI). “And Colonial Spirit Elms have shown to be disease resistant, too.”…

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