The YSE Forest School prides itself on training and preparing foresters, who become leaders in the field, policy arena, academia, and non-profit, public, and private sectors. Our network of alum is tightly connected and frequently welcomed back to campus to share their experiences and work. Here, we will highlight notable alumni achievements.

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...
Alumna Dorceta Taylor and YSE Dean Indy Burke pose together after Taylor receives the Rachel Carson Award at the 2018 Audubon Women in Conservation Luncheon.
July 1, 2020
It is well known that YSE alumni go on to be leaders in their fields. Alumna Dorceta Taylor (M.F.S. ‘85, Ph.D. ‘91) was named a 2020 recipient of the Wilbur Lucius Cross...
Dave Kittredge speaks with Massachusetts landowners during a Keystone workshop.
May 21, 2020
We remember David Kittredge (M.F.S. ‘80 and Ph.D. ‘86 with a specialization in silviculture) who passed away on March 13th, 2020. Dave was a dear member of the Yale and New...