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Cities Build Better Biologists

"Urban environments naturally train critical thinkers and observational experts who are the future of ecology."

Hixon Fellow Spotlight: Kieren Rudge

Participatory climate adaptation planning in New York City: Analyzing the role of community-based organizations

Hixon Fellow Spotlight: Hayon Michelle Choi

Effect modification of greenness on the association between heat and mortality: a multi-city multi-country study

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. 

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