Yale Forest Forum

The Promise and Practice of Community-Based Forestry

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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

May 27, 2021
Remembering Brian J. Skinner (1928-2019), Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University. He inspired a student, in a 1978 course, to see the ordinary surrounds with...
Students gather for a sunny spring sunchoke harvest in the forest garden. Theodoretus Breen, a PhD student in the School of Music, organized the event. He has served as a summertime caretaker for the forest garden for the previous two years, highlighting the ways the garden welcomes community stewardship from across the university and the city. Photo courtesy of Musa Joko ’22 MF.
May 17, 2021
By Emily Sigman ’21 MF, ’21 MA Global Affairs Walking past the inviting courtyard between Kroon and Sage Hall, you would never guess that just five years ago the space was an...
May 17, 2021
By Sara Santiago ’19 MF, Forest Fellow This winter, the New England Society of American Foresters (NESAF) celebrated its 100-year anniversary. Well, technically NESAF...