2011 Course Schedule

IFS Mid-Career Training at Yale – Foreign Module Schedule
September 25 - October 7, 2011

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Tea breaks: 10 am & 3:30 pm
Lunch: 12 pm – 1 pm

25 September, Sunday

Hour Event Lecturers
6:45 am Arrive at JFK airport - travel to New Haven, CT  
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Tour of the Yale campus Yale Visitor Center
2:30 pm Overview: Your Two Weeks in the US
Location: New Haven Hotel
Nancy Marek

26 September, Monday

Hour Event Lecturers
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Overview of US forests: public and private
Introduction of the officers and where they work

 
Mary Tyrrell
Noon Visit by Sir Peter Crane, Dean of Yale F&ES  
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Forest Restoration & Rehabilitation Mark Ashton

27 September, Tuesday

Hour Event Lecturers
8:00 am - 11:00 am Global Issues and Perspectives Chad Oliver
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Urban Forestry Colleen Murphy-Dunning
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Forest Management for Multiple Values Chad Oliver
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Big Green Pizza Truck: Reception  

28 September, Wednesday

Hour Event Lecturers
8:00 am - 5:30 pm Policy, Governance, and Certification Ben Cashore

29 September, Thursday

Hour Event Lecturers
8:00 am - 7:00 pm Yale-Myers Forest (Field Trip)
Location: Union, Connecticut
Mark Ashton

30 September, Friday

Hour Event Lecturers
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Forests & Economics Janaki Alavalpati
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Ecosystem Services Deborah Spalding
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Community Forestry Panel Amity Doolittle

1 October, Saturday

Hour Event Lecturers
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Forest Management for Multiple Values, cont Chad Oliver
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Tying Policy to Management & Presentations Chad Oliver

2 October, Sunday: DAY OFF


3 October, Monday

Hour Event Lecturers
7:00 am - 9:30 am Travel to Massachusetts: Harvard Forest (Field Trip)
Location: Petersham, Massachusetts
 
10:00 am - 5:30 pm Fisher Museum at Harvard Forest (Dioramas) +
Challenges in Water Management
Paul Barten, Emery Boose, & Clarisse Hart
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Travel to New Hampshire  

4 October, Tuesday

Hour Event Lecturers
9:00 am - 12:00 pm White Mountain National Forest (Field Trip)
Location: Lincoln, New Hampshire
WMNF Staff
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Wildlife Conservation WMNF Staff

5 October, Wednesday

Hour Event Lecturers
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Family Forests & Community Partners WMNF Staff
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Forest Inventory and Analysis Forest Service Research

6 October, Thursday

Hour Event Lecturers
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Private Forest Owners Mary Tyrrell
Noon Return to New Haven; Closing Ceremony 8 pm  

7 October, Friday

Hour Event Lecturers
9:00 am - 12:00 pm New York Botanical Garden (Field Trip)
Location: Bronx, New York
NYBG Staff
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Bronx Zoo & Wildlife Conservation Society (Field Trip)
Location: Bronx, New York
Dr. Peter Clyne, WCS

8 October, Saturday: RETURN TRIP HOME