YSE Forest-Related Centers, Programs, & Initiatives

Centers, Programs, and Initiatives associated with the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) have long-term relationships with the School, incorporating faculty research and guidance into their work and hiring on students as associates. YSE has 18 centers and programs, five of which are closely associated with The Forest School: The Forests Dialogue, the Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative, the Tropical Resources Institute , the Urban Resources Initiative, and Yale Forests.

YFF Review: Theory to Practice of Urban Forest Management, January–April 2022.
January 30, 2023
In spring 2022, the Yale Forest Forum, Yale Hixon Center for Urban Ecology, and Urban Resources Initiative brought together more than 900 attendees and 12 speakers to explore...
Marlene Miller Pratt sitting in her favorite spot at the New Haven Botanical Garden of Healing.
January 12, 2023
Marlene and I sit watching the water as it slowly steps down stream. She is sitting on a new bench with her arm draped across the back, looking at me, at ease and in command...
January 11, 2023
Join us every Tuesday from January 17 - April 25 from 12:00-1:00pm US ET.   Note: there will be no webinar on March 14 and March 21.  Click here to register. Register...
Photo: Daniel Murdiyarso/CIFOR.
January 11, 2023
Join us every Thursday from January 19 - April 27 from 11:30 am - 12:10 pm U.S. ET.    Note: there will be no webinar on March 16 and March 23.  Click here to register...
Photo of a fire-affected forest landscape provided by The Forests Dialogue
June 28, 2022
By Eudora Miao ‘22 MF, TFD Program Associate What is one key challenge that is common to the forests in the following six countries: Australia, Brazil, Chile, Lao PDR,...
February 22, 2022
Jess Jones ‘23 MF Trees are ancient beings. Their histories stretch over 300 million years into the past, and our human ancestors’ descent from their branches is a...
The New Haven Botanical Garden of Healing Dedicated to Victims of Gun Violence was formerly dedicated on June 12th, 2021. Photo: Mike Doolittle.
October 26, 2021
By Isaac Merson ’23 MEM In September, the West River glints golden and sparkles with reflected light as it snakes through the West Rock community of New Haven. Tucked in...