YSE Forest-Related Centers & Programs

Centers & Programs 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.

Children of Cherry Ann Park hold up signs of projects underway, including the splash pad.
September 25, 2020
The Urban Resources Initiative (URI) is dedicated to actively collaborating with community members and organizations to increase green spaces and tree cover across New Haven...
A co-chair of the Tanzania Land Use Dialogue in Iringa, Tanzania facilitates a breakout discussion on future priorities for work regarding sustainable land use, food security, and improved livelihoods in the Ihemi Cluster. Photo courtesy of TFD, 2017.
September 25, 2020
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and with that comes a great deal of reflection on what the organization has accomplished and what...
August 20, 2020
The Yale Forest Forum is excited to announce the next speaker series for the fall 2020 semester.  Frontiers in Global Agroforestry Agroforestry systems are dynamic and...
tish carr demonstrating the proper technique for starting a chainsaw. carr and Amanda Mahaffey led a Women’s Chainsaw Safety Training at Yale-Myers in October 2019, put on by QCI and the Forest Stewards Guild.
July 1, 2020
Read more about what’s happening at the Yale Forests, our programs, and what our post-graduate fellows are up to in the recent Yale Forests Newsletter. Management of...
July 1, 2020
Sara Santiago (M.F. ‘19) For 20 years now, The Forests Dialogue (TFD) has sought to capture the voices of different sectors, peoples, and priorities within a forestry space...
May 19, 2020
Please click below to find the most recent newsletters for each of the forest-related C&Ps: Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative Quiet Corner Initiative...