As new manager at Yale Myers Forest, Shannon Murray ’14 M.E.M. certainly has had her hands full. But despite some challenges, including a devastating fire in May, she says it’s been an enjoyable summer at Yale Myers — and that the camp will be ready for summer MODs.
Tribal foresters manage roughly 18 million acres of U.S. forestland spread across 305 reservations, often in the face of budgetary and staffing shortfalls. Despite these challenges, tribal leaders are working with Yale F&ES and other schools to develop the next generation of Native foresters.
James Albis ’16 M.E.M. was a rookie Connecticut lawmaker when Hurricane Irene devastated his coastal district. The event drove home the threats of climate change and heightened his awareness of environmental issues — and eventually led him to F&ES.
As the F&ES community slides into cooler months, staff members are recalling the days of summer with a “let’s ketchup” initiative inspired by an A Priarie Home Companion style raffle.
The Yale Corporation has approved the recommendation of Yale President Peter Salovey and Dean Peter Crane to appoint three members of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies faculty to prestigious endowed professorships in the School.
The F&ES Alumni Association recently won the Association of Yale Alumni Excellence Award for Outstanding Graduate & Professional Day of Service.
During the past three decades, Peter Seligmann ’74 M.F.S. has transformed Conservation International into one of the world’s most important environmental organizations by building partnerships that cross sectors — and by convincing companies that doing the right thing can be good for business.
Terry Tempest Williams, an acclaimed American author and conservationist, will speak at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies on Thursday, Nov. 13 as part of a guest lecture for the course “Environmental Leadership and Biography.”
The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies on Monday celebrated its 113th Commencement exercises.
When she was an intern with the Quivira Coalition, Avery Anderson Sponholtz ’07 M.E.M. could tell the organization was practically obsessed multi-stakeholder collaboration. Now Quivira’s executive director, she understands the stakes as well as anyone.
Back in the mid-1970s, Doug Peacock became a reluctant icon of the environmental movement. But 40 years later, Peacock is still fighting to save the western wilderness that he says saved his life.
An encounter with Indian corn during a chestnut festival years ago forever shattered Anthony Boutard's notion of corn as “an industrial grain.” Boutard M.F. '89 now grows this nutritious and flavorful corn variety at his organic farm in northwestern Oregon.
Xizhou Zhou M.E.M. '06 has worked on both the regulatory and industry sides of energy issues. Now the director of a China-based research team for an international consultancy, he helps companies and governments make better-informed energy policy decisions.
As an Army pilot, Carina Roselli M.E.M. '14 had an aerial glimpse of the damage done to Iraq's fabled marshlands by decades of conflict and poor management. Now she's exploring how such war-torn places might one day be restored.
Since the late-1990s, Guido Rahr M.E.S. '94, head of the Wild Salmon Center, has helped craft new strategies to restore populations of the Pacific salmon, a species whose numbers plummeted during the 20th century.
The research produced by a group of F&ES students yielded the framework for the stormwater management component of Yale University's new sustainability plan.
New Journal Publications by Jason Clark, Kristofer Covey, Anobha Gurung, Michelle Bell, Jiyoung Son, Graeme Berlyn, Nadine Unger, Joshua Pan, Kevin Barrett, and Xuhui Lee. New Grants awarded to Mark Ashton & Brad Gentry, Annie Claus, YIBS Grant Recipients, Hixon Center Research Fellows...
New Journal Publications by Ji-Young Son, G. Brooke Anderson, Michelle Bell, Ben Cashore, and Harvey Weiss. New book chapters by Ben Cashore and Laura Bozzi. Recent awards to Stefan Renckens, Catherine Doyle-Capitman, and Charissa Rujanavech...