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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 at noon on Friday, January 27, 2017 in Sage 41C. Awardees will be notified on March 21.

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.

Hixon Fellow Spotlight

Katie Weber reports on her research on Nutrient and Sediment Modeling in Watersheds across an Urban-Rural Gradient.

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.

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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. 

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