Myriad decisions made by members of the Yale community have impacts both within and beyond Yale’s physical boundaries. Our daily routines allow us choices which range from modes of transportation to choosing natural light. Importantly, these choices can affect both local and global systems. When considering the linkages across these systems, we can envision the possibilities of positive change, such as the connectivities of a greener campus with more trees to better walkability and decreased traffic congestion.

In 2016 a landscape planning study was undertaken that will inform and direct the proposed Science Hill Tree Management Plan. The Plan, which will be a collaboration between Facilities Planning, Facilities Grounds, and the Urban Resources Initiative.