Upcoming Events

February 17, 2017

Applications Due for Spring Semester Internships

Yale graduate and undergraduate students interested in applying for spring GreenSkills internships should have a broad knowledge of ecosystem services and urban ecosystems, as well as an interest in working with youth and/or ex-offenders. If interested, please call our GreenSkills Manager, Katie Beechem at (203) 432-6189 or email

March 3, 2017

Applications due for Summer Internships

Applications are due March 3, 2017 for summer Community Greenspace internships. Yale graduate and undergraduate students who wish to apply, please email resumes to Associate Director, Chris Ozyck (

April 22, 2017

Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride

Join URI's Rock to Rock team to help raise $20,000 for Greenspace and GreenSkills.

ride from Common Ground to East Rock Park

Past Events

November 16, 2016

Tree Plantings on Artizan Street

Artizan Street was a tree lined street a couple of months ago... all ash trees. It lost its tree canopy due to an infestation of the Emerald Ash Borer. Come help URI's GreenSkills crew and Artizan street neighbors reforest the street with lovely tree lilacs and cherry trees.

Artizan Street

November 14, 2016

Long Wharf Drive Tree Planting

Come plant trees with URI's GreenSkills crew near the taco trucks on Long Wharf Drive.

Long Wharf Drive (near the taco trucks)

September 14, 2016

National Park Service: Urban Land Issues panel

This panel is the first in a series of public events sponsored by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies this fall commemorating the National Park Service Centennial.

Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall