Student Assistants

The Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry offers student assistantships to Masters students each year. 

Nick Biemiller, Sustaining Family Forests Initiative

Nick Miller is a Master of Forestry candidate at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Nick Biemiller is a Master of Forestry candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Nick is interested in domestic community-based forestry issues and engaging family forest landowners in ecological forestry. Nick grew up in eastern Long Island, NY, and received a B.S. in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Sustainable Forestry from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC. Prior to his life at Yale, Nick lived in Asheville where he implemented forest management activities with a consulting forestry company and worked on hemlock restoration issues as an independent contractor with Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy. 

Lindsay White is a Master of Forestry candidate at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, focusing on natural resource management policy and the conservation of non-industrial private forests in the United States. Lindsay grew up outside of Boston and attended Duke University where she received her BA in English. Prior to attending Yale, she lived in San Francisco and Petaluma, California, where she worked in development, most recently for the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.