URI will host one of the service sites for the Rock to Rock Day of Service. Details are forthcoming.
Join 1,500 cyclists traveling from West Rock to East Rock in a parade of bikes celebrating Earth Day! Register by Jan 15, 2018 to get Early Bird rates!
5 routes from Common Ground to East Rock Park
Remove invasive plants from a sensitive habitat with the Friends of Edgewood Park---Winter is a great time for this task!
Parks Department Headquarters
Join the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology for a lunch talk given by Dr. Lindsay K. Campbell. This event is free and open to the public.
Kroon Hall, Room 321
This lunch talk is hosted by the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology. It is free and open to the public.
Kroon Hall, Room 319
We need volunteers to help improve trails in East Rock Park!
East Rock Park
The conference will be organized around three thematic panels. Each will include four cities with paired speakers representing campus and municipalities describing a collaborative project. Through a Leadership Panel mayors and their university counterparts will broadly share their sustainability ambitions.
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
Come honor members of Yale staff by planting trees with us!
Along with Yale Forest Forum, we are excited to bring Joe McBride to New Haven to kick off our fall lunch talk series and discuss his research and experiences in urban forestry.
Room 319, Kroon Hall
Hop on the bus and tour a handful of New Haven's finest community greenspaces maintained by local volunteers working with Greenspace.
New Haven City Hall
Attendees will receive a Guide to New Haven's Trees and will walk away with greater knowledge of our local trees and plants. Free and open to the public. Please register.
meet at the Pavilion in College Woods, East Rock Park
The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Scott's Miracle Gro is supporting Cherry Ann Park with a Gro1000 grant and we're celebrating! Come for a community planting at 10, an awards ceremony with Mayor Harp at 11, lunch at 11:30, and kids' activities and live music from 12-2. Free and open to the public.
Cherry Ann Park
(for Greenspace participants only)
(for Friends of Parks groups only)
Pardee Rose Garden
Come plant trees with URI, Yale HR and alumni in honor of members of the Yale community who have chosen to celebrate a milestone at Yale with a campus tree through the Yale Trees Staff Milestone program.
Prospect Street, between Sachem and Hillside
Learn how to prune shrubs and trees in this hands-on training near the Animal Shelter in Beaver Ponds Park.
Beaver Ponds Park
Join us together with Trailblazer and The North Face on May 2nd for an evening with Jimmy Chin. He’ll talk about his background, where he came from, his motivations, how he got started and some of the seminal expeditions in his career as an athlete, filmmaker, and photographer.
SSS ("Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall")
online giving event
Dr. Warren’s will speak about her research, done in New England and around the country, to understand the processes in generating and maintaining biological diversity in a world that is becoming increasingly dominated by humans.
Join URI's Rock to Rock team to help raise $20,000 for Greenspace and GreenSkills.
ride from Common Ground to East Rock Park
Applications are due March 10, 2017 for summer Community Greenspace internships. Yale graduate and undergraduate students who wish to apply, please email resumes to Associate Director, Chris Ozyck (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Paula Z. Segal, Esq., the founding director of 596 Acres; will present strategies for transformation of space and transformation of though that lead to normalizing stewardship
Ride to Sage Hall for a team breakfast with teammates in your neighborhood. Bring a friend, register for Rock to Rock, discover who on your team is riding which routes. Eat delicious food from G Cafe and win prizes from REI.
Franco Montalto, Drexel University- Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering; presents recent efforts his lab has taken to quantify how water moves through different kinds of urban GI, emphasizing specifically where field observations deviate significantly from normative theories.
Help clean up the Rock to Rock bike route along the Farmington Canal and in Scantlebury Park. 800+ cyclists will have a rest stop here on April 22 as part of the 9th Annual Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride. Rgister to ride on URI's team today here: www.rocktorock.donordrive.com/team/urirocks
New Haven Urban Resources Initiative (URI) invites you to apply to be part of the Community Greenspace program to support you and your neighbors’ efforts to revitalize your community.
This presentation is part of the annual Hixon Center for Urban Ecology lecture series. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.
Evans Hall, Classroom 2400
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 email@example.com.
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.
Come plant trees with URI's GreenSkills crew near the taco trucks on Long Wharf Drive.
Long Wharf Drive (near the taco trucks)
This annual day-long conference brings scholars and practitioners together to understand and enhance the urban environment. This event is free and open to the public.
Come plant 6 trees with URI and Yale HR in honor of Yale staff who chose to celebrate a milestone at Yale with a tree on campus. Wear clothes that can get dirty and closed toe shoes. Rain or shine.
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