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Hixon Fellowship Applications Due

Five grant awards ranging from $5,000 - $7,000 are available to Yale FES students interested in conducting natural and social science research, education & outreach projects in urban ecology.

Urban Nature as a Health Resource: Evidence to Action

Over 100 people convened at Yale for this conference on health and the environment on Feb 5-6, 2015.

Understanding & enhancing the urban environment

Jamie O'Connell presents A Century of Salt Marsh Migration in Long Island Sound: Understanding Migration into Upland Habitats

Yale Experimental Watershed

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

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