Events

Thursday, October 9, 3-6p.m. : Volunteer Event-  Come plant 5 trees at the Yale Divinity School.  These trees will be planted for Yale Trees: Employee Service Recognition! Through the program, Yale staff members who are celebrating five-year milestone anniversaries (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 years, etc.) may choose to have a tree planted in their honor in lieu of selecting a traditional gift. This event is also part of the Yale Celebrates Sustainability Week.  Please wear clothes that can get dirty.

Friday, October 10, 12:45-2p.m. : Trail Walk and Clean-up- Walk along the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail – a greenway for non-carbon transportation and recreation -- from the stone wall south of the Yale Health Center to Shelton Avenue in Newhallville.   Learn about the historic trail and the local neighborhood it inhabits, connecting “town with gown."  Get a free map of the trail, which goes 85 miles to Northampton MA.  Meeting time is 12:45.  Round trip distance is 2.2 miles. 

Saturday, October 11, 10-11:30a.m. : Urban Wood Reuse Talk and Tour of CityBench -State Forester Chris Donnelly will share results of an extensive study of wood recycling and reuse in Connecticut. The 30-min talk will be in the Pardee Rose Garden Greenhouse classroom. From there participants will take a short walk to the CityBench mill for a tour of its facilities where fallen urban trees are transformed into beautiful furniture. (co-coordinated by Yale Blue GreenRSVP appreciated : email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Monday, October 13, 9-10a.m. : Randy Strobo '11 M.E.M. Hixon breakfast talk - "Statewide Green Infrastructure Implementation from the Ground Up" in Kroon 321. Breakfast provided.

Sunday, October 19, 10a.m. : Fall Foliage Walk with Jim Sirch. Meet in front of the Peabody Museum.

Monday, October 20, 12-1p.m. : Joanna Carey '07 M.E.M. lunch talk - "Land use change alters silicon export to coastal receiving waters" in Kroon 319. Lunch provided.

Thursday, October 30, 12-1p.m.: Josh Schachter Hixon lunch talk - "The Role of Participatory Media Projects in Building Community" in Kroon 319. Lunch provided.

Saturday, November 1, 1-4p.m. : Farmington Canal event

Friday, November 7, 2-6pm : LUCY event

Tuesday, November 11, 4:30-6p.m. : URI Board Meeting

Monday, November 17, 12-1p.m. : Graham Trelstad '94 M.E.S. Hixon lunch talk - "Implementing Big & Green in the Small & Gray: Adapting Bold Environmental Initiatives at the Local Level" in Kroon 319. Lunch provided.

For more information on the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology talks, see: F&ES Urban Ecology Alumni Lecture Series fall 2014 poster

For an updated list of all URI events, see our Facebook events page.

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