Westies: Connecting F&ES with Western Issues, Western Careers, and Good Ol’ Western Fun
The Westies student interest group at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies promotes awareness of environmental issues important to the Western United States.
Westies supports a student community committed to the West through professional networking opportunities and social events that keep the western spirit alive at Yale. We also promote western courses, faculty, case studies, and training.
Westies members explore creative solutions to western challenges and take advantage of the unique opportunities present in the region. The group organizes events for the Yale and F&ES community which address important western resources-related topics including: