ON TREES: A CONVERSATION WITH PETER WOHLLEBEN, JESSICA J. LEE, AND SUMANA ROY

ON TREES: A CONVERSATION WITH PETER WOHLLEBEN, JESSICA J. LEE, AND SUMANA ROY

The Forest School and Yale Forest Forum hosted a discussion with authors Peter Wohlleben (The Hidden Life of Trees), Jessica J. Lee (Two Trees Make a Forest), and Sumana Roy (How I Became a Tree), moderated by Mary Evelyn Tucker (Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology) on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. This event is presented by The Forest School and Orion Magazine as a second event in a series celebrating forests. The event was held virtually and broadcast live; it was also  recorded for later viewing.  Click here for more information and here for the captioned recording.

YFF SPRING 2022 SPEAKER SERIES:

Theory to Practice of Urban Forest Management will be held on Thursdays, beginning January 20th, ending April 14th, 11:30am - 12:10pm ET
The structure and function of forests in rural areas has similarities to natural areas in cities, however the importance of street trees as part of the tree canopy and stressors in urban areas require different management approaches. The webinar will have a wide range of topics that will be presented by researchers and urban forestry practitioner experts. To register for this webinar series, click here.

Forest Products in a Changing Climate: Bioenergy from Forests will be held on Tuesdays, beginning  January 25th, ending April 19th, 11:30am-12:10pm ET
The webinar will bring in a wide range of experts to discuss the future role of bioenergy from forests in addressing climate, resource, societal and environmental challenges at regional and global scales. Guest speakers will represent forestry, energy, conservation, and climate science. To learn more and to register for this webinar series, click here.


The Yale Forest Forum (YFF) speaker series is the longest continuously-running speaker series at the Yale School of the Environment. Speakers come from a wide range of organizations and perspectives, including government, NGOs and businesses, working at scales from local to international. 

YFF News

Students in Management Plans spend the fall semester completing biophysical and social assessments of a private property – hopefully completing their tree inventories before the leaves fall! Musa Joko ’22 MF takes in the golden light of fall in northeastern forestland. Photo courtesy of Ryan Smith ’22 MF.
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By Adam Houston ’18 YC, ’21 MEM, Quiet Corner Initiative and Research Forest Fellow This fall, twelve Yale School of the Environment students spent their weekends measuring...
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By Adam Houston ’18 YC, ’21 MEM, Quiet Corner Initiative and Research Manager Two new agroforestry projects took root at Yale-Myers Forest (YMF) this fall. Dr. Joe Orefice,...
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The Yale Forest Forum is excited to announce the next speaker series for the spring 2022 semester, taking place on Thursdays,  jointly hosted by the Hixon Center for Urban...