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; the Coalition for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (CAFÉ); Commons Collective (CoCo); Conservation Finance SIG; Energy SIG; Environmental Justice at Yale (EJAY); Environmental Media & Arts; Ethnobotany and Economic Botany Student Interest Group (STIGMA); the FES Political Activities Club (FES PAC); Fire Ecology & Management; the Forestry Club (FC); Fresh & Salty SIG; 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); Land Use and Urban Coalition at Yale (LUUCY); the Latin American SIG (LA SIG); Mastering Eating Animals Together (MEAT SIG); Natural Resources Extraction (NRX); On the Margin; Out in the Woods (OIW); PhD SIG; Risk Reduction, Adaptation, and Disaster Student Interest Group (RRAD); ROOTS SIG; SCOPE—the Research SIG; the Yale chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (CONBIO); a student chapter of the Society of American Foresters (SAF); Southern SIG; the Spatial Collective; Sustainable Innovation, Finance and Entrepreneurship (SIFE); Toxics SIG; WESTIES; Yale Environment Women (YEW); 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.