YSE Class of ’23: For Megan Sullivan, It Is All About Sustaining ForestsYSE Class of ’23: From drawing to exploring trees, doctoral student Megan Sullivan focuses on logging impacts on tropical forest ecology in Africa.
YSE Class of ’23: Cameron McKenzie’s Journey to Socially Responsible EnvironmentalistYSE Class of '23: After working in rural Kenya and a Neotropical premontane cloud forest canopy in Panama, Cameron McKenzie found his niche in urban forest stewardship.
Arcadia Grant Will Help Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative Expand its ReachThe Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) of The Forest School at the Yale School of the Environment will be expanding its reach in capacity development, accelerating on-the-ground results for sustainable land use, continuing efforts to promote open access to resources, and sharing evidence about its experiences to date with the help of a $3 million grant from Arcadia,
Study Finds Potential Use of Machine Learning for Sustainable Development of BiomassResearchers at YSE examined machine learning’s role in promoting the sustainable design of biomass and biomass-derived materials and found few studies applied machine learning to their entire lifecycle. They say that when applied appropriately machine learning can support sustainability-informed design.
Loss of Tropical Biomass Due to Climate Change Could Lead to Increased EmissionsA YSE-led study predicts that losses in carbon-storing biomass in tropical forests due to climate change could accelerate global warming.
Researchers Solve Hundred-Year-Old Botanical Mystery that was Key to the Spread of Plant Life on LandA team of YSE-led researchers have now solved a 100-year-old paleontology mystery: How did ancient plants emerge from swamps and riverbanks to new habitats with limited access to water?
Barrier-Breaking Forest Geneticist Honored with YSE Alumni AwardAs a woman, a scientist, and in countless other roles in her life and career, Sharon Friedman ’77 MFS defied expectations and challenged norms. In recognition of her accomplishments and dedication to the School, she will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from YSE at Reunion Weekend 2022.
Can Gold Mining Be More Sustainable?A YSE-led study details the severe degradation and deforestation caused by gold mining in tropical forests, as well as the biophysical challenges associated with effectively restoring these landscapes.
Healthy Forests: ‘It’s Never about Cutting an Individual Tree’As the debate about healthy forests, logging, and climate change gets more heated, The Forest School's Mark Bradford and Joe Orefice explain why cutting trees, when done appropriately, can lead to more resilient forests while yielding renewable forest products.
Caroline Tasirin ’19 MFS
Danica Doroski ’21 PhD
YSE-led Study Examines the Increasing Importance of Management Strategies for Mid-Size Urban ForestsA new study, co-authored by researchers from The Forest School at YSE, examines how New Haven’s urban forest patches change over time and management strategies for mid-size urban forests.
YSE Class of ’22: Kyle Lemle’s Love of Forests Guides His Work on Climate ChangeWhether leading climate protests, fighting for Indigenous land rights, or working the land at Yale-Myers, Kyle Lemle is keeping his focus on the importance of forests.
New YSE Program Helps Sweeten the Sustainable Production of Maple SyrupA new extension program at Yale-Myers Forest will help sugar producers enhance production in sustainable ways.