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As part of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies’ commitment to life-long learning, F&ES is offering its first two online certificate courses this spring exclusively for alumni. Click on the links below to learn more about the courses which are currently underway.
F&ES 683 Tropical Forest Restoration in Human Dominated Landscapes

A certificate course on the science, management efforts, and policies governing forest restoration in tropical regions, with a focus on tropical Asia and Latin America.

Instructors: Gillian Bloomfield (’10 M.F.S.), Eva Garen (’97 M.E.M., ’05 Ph.D.),and Mark Ashton (’85 M.F., ’90 Ph.D.)

Learn more about the course.
F&ES 738 Himalayan Diversities: Environment, Livelihoods, and Culture

A certificate course that will examine the vast geographical, biological, and cultural diversity of the Himalayan region. This course aims to provide deeper and integrated understanding of this region, its current challenges, and solutions for long term sustainability.

Instructor: Alark Saxena (’07 M.E.M., ’15 Ph.D.) 

Learn more about the course.

Stay Connected to F&ES!

The F&ES Office of Development and Alumni Services serves to connect our alumni with all parts of the School and Yale University — building bridges to faculty, students, and staff. We also promote and support connections among alumni by class, area of professional interest, and geographic location.

Every time you get a new email address, relocate, or change positions, please send the alumni office an update. If you keep us updated, we’ll keep you updated!

10 Ways to Reconnect

F&ES Alumni Cookbook 2015

Nearly 150 recipes were shared by generous F&ES alumni contributors, along with stories and photos, to create this new online cookbook. The cookbook is divided into 15 categories including your typical cookbook chapters, as well as some new ones (For the Adventurous, Food for Thought) for you to browse through. Click here to begin to explore the many wonderful recipes that make up the cookbook. Enjoy!

Road to Great Mountain

  An alumni resource for recent graduates.  

Current Alumni

4,578 worldwide as of May 2014

Degrees Awarded—2013-2014 Academic Year

ELM's mission is to help Yale F&ES students grow professionally through the guidance and advice of alumni, helping them to become environmental leaders and managers in today's world. Learn more.
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Alumni Events


Thursday, March 19, 2015
Alumni Gathering
5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Jackson, WY

Co-hosted with the Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative, featuring remarks by elk researcher Marian Vernon '15 M.E.Sc.
Wort Hotel
50 North Glenwood Street
Jackson, WY

Monday, March 23, 2015
F&ES Happy Hour
with Dean Peter Crane
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Portland, OR

Bottle + Kitchen
in Hotel Rose
50 SW Morrison Street, Portland, OR


Thursday, March 26, 2015
Alumni Social at the New England Society of American Foresters (NESAF) Annual Winter Meeting
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Fairlee, VT

Lake Morey Resort
1 Clubhouse Road, Fairlee, VT


F&ES Alumni Association Speaker Series
The Alumni Association invites alumni back each semester to participate in this lecture series dedicated to bringing real-world career knowledge and training to current students. The theme for the 2014-2015 series is “What Leadership Looks Like”:
Thursday, March 26, 2015: The F&ES Alumni Association Speaker Series will host Cindy J. Chang '09 M.E.M., M.B.A., Senior Consultant, Rebound Solutions, a Denver-based management consulting firm, at 4 p.m. in Bowers Auditorium.
Learn more 

F&ES D.C. Alumni Happy Hours
There are monthly D.C. Alumni Happy Hours, usually the 2nd Tuesday of every month, unless otherwise noted.    The T The
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Details and hints for alumni of other regions.F&ES D.C. Alumni Happy Hours
There are monthly D.C. Alumni Happy Hours, usually the 2nd Tuesday of every month, unless otherwise noted.    The T The
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Details and hints for alumni of other regions.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Alumni and Admitted Student Networking Reception
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
San Francisco, CA

21st Amendment Brewery
563 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Yale Day of Service with Dean Crane
Denver, CO

Contact the F&ES alumni office if you are interested in volunteering.

New Film Directed by F&ES Alum
Ian Cheney ’02 B.A., ’03 M.E.M. has directed a new film, The Search for General Tso, which is now showing in locations around the country. You can view the trailer, a synopsis, locations where the film is now showing, and more at