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    Celebrating Old Growth

    October 18, 2021

    Renowned environmental authors recently took part in a Yale-led discussion that celebrated the release of Old Growth,  a collection of essays and poems about the rich inner lives of trees.

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    Land Justice: Forester Untangles the Thorny Challenges of ‘Heirs Property’

    September 18, 2018

    At the first Yale Forest Forum, a veteran forester discussed the legal and economic challenges of so-called “heirs’ property,” a phenomenon common in the U.S. South in which the title to land remains in the name of a person even after they have die — while the land rights are passed down, informally, from one generation to the next.

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    More than Just Talk: F&ES Initiative Aims to Take ‘Dialogue’ to Next Level

    September 29, 2017

    The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, building on its standing as a respected source of environmental knowledge and leadership, this semester introduced the Yale Environmental Dialogue, a series that will convene leading thinkers and decision-makers on issues related to sustainability.

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    A Champion for Woodland Owners—and Students—Retires After Two Decades

    April 25, 2018

    Mary Tyrrell ’97 M.F.S. was in her early 40s when she decided to change careers and enrolled at F&ES. That midcareer transition would transform her life — and the School.

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    The Forests Dialogue Hosts ‘TFD Week’

    February 1, 2016

    The Forests Dialogue — an F&ES-based multi-stakeholder platform that promotes conversation and trust-building to resolve forest-related conflicts — this week is hosting members of its Steering Committee for its annual TFD Forest Week.

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    Yale Conference Tackles Role Of Fire in Northeastern Forests

    February 17, 2014

    A three-day conference at F&ES will bring together leading scientists and land managers to discuss the importance of fire in the ecology of northern ecosystems and the historic use of fire as a management tool from Appalachia to Canada.