James R. Lyons




Jim Lyons is a Lecturer and Research Scholar at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.  Jim has worked in the field of conservation throughout his 35-year career at the highest levels of government, in the U.S. Congress, and in leadership roles with numerous non-profit organizations. In these varied roles, he has promoted collaboration with diverse stakeholders to develop sustainable solutions to landscape issues and resolve complex environmental problems.  In addition, Jim is currently a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he focusses on public land policy, natural resource conservation, and endangered species issues.