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Hixon Fellowship Applications Due on March 9, 2018

Up to seven 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 2017 at 9 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 in Kroon 321.

Hixon Fellow Spotlight: Eli Ward

Impacts of Invasive Woody Vines on Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics in Forested Urban Natural Areas: Implications for Ecology and Management

Hixon Fellow Spotlight: Brittany Ayana Thomas

Ecosystem of Waste: Exploring the Connections between Consumerism, Street Vending, and Waste Management during Carnaval in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

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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