Student Organizations

The School has many student-run interest groups. Current student groups include the Africa SIG; Asia (ASIA) SIG; Built Environment and the Environment (BE2); Business and Environment Club SIG (joint with the School of Management); the Climate Change SIG; Economic Consideration of Nature (ECON); Energy SIG; Environmental Data Science at Yale (EDSY); Environmental Justice at Yale (EJAY); Environmental Media & Arts; Fire SIG; FOOD SIG; the Forestry Club (FC); Fresh & Salty SIG; Green Chemistry SIG; GROUNDED; Health and Environment at Yale (HEY); the Industrial Environmental Management and Energy Group (IEME); a student chapter of the International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF); the Latin American SIG (LA SIG); LoggeRhythms; Natural Resources Extraction (NRX); Out in the Woods (OIW); Outdoor Rec Industry; PhD SIG; Recess; ROOTS SIG; SAGE Magazine; SCOPE—the Research SIG; the Yale chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (CONBIO); Society for Ecological Restoration (SER); the Spatial Collective; Sustainability and Finance SIG; Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (SDLAC); Take Action Tuesday; Urban Resilience for the Built and Natural Environment (URBAN Environment); WESTIES; Yale Environment Women (YEW); Yale Ethnobotany and Mycology Society (YEMS); Yale Temperate Forestry (formerly known as SAF); and the Student Affairs Committee (SAC). The activities of these groups include sponsoring guest and student lectures, organizing field trips, sponsoring workshops, organizing social events, holding conferences, and interacting with regional divisions of their respective societies.