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Hixon Fellowship Applications Due on March 10, 2017

Five grant awards ranging from $5,000 - $7,000 are available to Yale F&ES students interested in conducting natural and social science research, education & outreach projects in urban ecology. Applicants are advised to attend Hixon Fellow Presentations from 2016 on Feb 3, 2017.

Watch now: Conference on Urban Resilience & Sustainability

If you missed our Nov 4, 2016 conference with keynote Bill Solecki, four panels, and student reflections on Habitat III, you can watch the recorded event on the F&ES Youtube channel. Scroll down to see the conference broken into two morning sessions and an afternoon session.

Watch National Park Service Centennial Event

This panel on urban land issues kicked off discussions about natural resource, as we enter the second century of conservation and the stewardship of our nation’s public lands. Watch Here:

Yale Experimental Watershed

The Hixon Center’s goal for the Yale Experimental Watershed is to transform it from an underutilized and overgrown site into one that is highly productive – where academic research can be conducted and community members can learn and explore.

Explore the watershed

Urban Resources Initiative

Urban Resources Initiative (URI) is a not-for-profit university partnership based at the Hixon Center whose mission is to foster community-based land stewardship, promote environmental education and advance the practice of urban forestry. 

Visit URI Site