Log cabin on the high plains of the American west

Ucross High Plains Stewardship Initiative

In the vast and diverse American West, the Ucross High Plains Stewardship Initiative promotes land stewardship and conservation through innovative teaching, research, and outreach.

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    Marlyse Duguid teaching in the Yale-Myers Forest
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    Yale Forests

    Our homes away from home, the Yale Forests manage 10,777 acres of forestland that provide educational, research, and professional opportunities to the Yale community and beyond.

    Fmers learning techniques to use silvopastoral systems
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    Environmental Leadership Training Initiative (ELTI)

    In critical natural landscapes rich in biodiversity, ELTI empowers local leaders to design and implement land use practices and initiatives that protect tropical forests and the livelihoods of local landowners and their communities.

    Map with more than 40 red pins across the globe marking Dialogue locations
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    The Forests Dialogue (TFD)

    The Forests Dialogue provides a platform for ongoing, multi-stakeholder conversations focused on collaborative solutions to challenges in achieving sustainable forest management and forest conservation.

    Tracks of light across mountain skyline
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    Affiliated: Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies (YIBS)

    YIBS is an umbrella environmental science center on campus, supporting and inspiring the environmental community at Yale through research and training, grants and fellowships, and weekly seminars and events.

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    Quiet Corner Initiative (QCI)

    Partnering with private landowners, natural resource managers, and forest industry professionals, the Quiet Corner Initiative provides students with unique educational and research opportunities in forestry and land management.