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YALE FORESTS FACULTY & STAFF

 
Dr. Mark S. Ashton
 
Dr. Mark S. Ashton
Director of School Forests
Morris K. Jessup Professor of Silviculture and Forest Ecology
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Mark S. Ashton
 
Dr. Marlyse Duguid
Research Coordinator of School Forests
Thomas G. Siccama Lecturer
Associate Research Scientist
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shannon Murray
Shannon Murray
Forest Manager & Quiet Corner Initiative Coordinator
MEM’14
 
As Forest Manager, Shannon oversees 11,000 acres of working forest in Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Vermont.  As a graduate student at F&ES, she focused on working lands management and conservation, including links with urbanization and land use change. 
 
 
 
 

SCHOOL FORESTS OFFICE STUDENT ASSISTANTS

 

Connor Hogan
Connor Hogan
Assistant Forest Manager
MF ’17
 
Connor's professional interests include northeastern silviculture, forest management, and the wood products industry. He is currently studying the ways by which loggers and landowners can increase revenue through value-added products and on-site milling.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rebecca Terry
Rebecca Terry
Assistant Forest Manager
MF ’17
 
 
As one of the Assistant Forest Managers, Rebecca helps with managing the forestland at Yale-Myers and our Northern Forest properties. This work includes marking stands for harvest, writing harvest prescriptions and overseeing general operations at Yale-Myers Camp. Her professional interests include sustainable forest management in the northeast, as well as environmental education and outreach.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jess Wikle
 
Jessica Wikle
GIS Specialist
MFS '18
 
Jess' research focuses on irregular shelterwood harvests in Connecticut. Her interests include silviculture, forest management, environmental outreach and education.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

QUIET CORNER INITIATIVE STUDENT ASSISTANTS

 

Eve Boyce
 
Eve Boyce
Woodlands Partnership Assistant
MEM '18
 
Eve's interests are in land conservation and creating sustainable food systems. She is a  with the Quiet Corner Initiative.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Mark S. Ashton
 
Yasha Magarik
Agroforestry Assistant
MF ’18
 
Yasha  is helping manage the Forest Orchard and other agroforestry projects at Yale-Myers Forest. Yasha is an MF candidate with experience designing and installing a multi-acre food forest and working on farms in California. He is interested in urban forestry and applications of agroforestry techniques to city landscapes.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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