Marlyse Duguid teaching in the Yale-Myers Forest

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.

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    A group of students processing into a stand of trees at Yale-Myers Forest

    More about the Forests

    The Yale Forests uses science-based management to promote ecological and financial sustainability of our forest resources, and is one of the oldest sustainably managed forests in the United States of America.

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    Related Learning Communities

    The Yale Forests are closely tied with both the Forestry and the Ecosystem Management and Conservation learning communities.

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    Related Centers, Programs, and Initiatives

    A field lecture in rural northeastern Connecticut
    Centers & Programs

    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.

    Participants in a 2022 TFD visit a facility in Finland
    Centers & Programs

    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.

    Fmers learning techniques to use silvopastoral systems
    Centers & Programs

    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.

     
    Centers & Programs

    Carbon Containment Lab (CC Lab)

    The Carbon Containment Lab is finding big solutions to the climate challenge, designing and testing innovative, affordable, and scalable methods of atmospheric carbon containment.

    Tropical Resources Institute
    Centers & Programs

    Tropical Resources Institute (TRI)

    The Tropical Resources Institute supports student research and on-campus programming aimed at solutions to complex challenges within the conservation and management of tropical environments.