CLCC Intern 2014
Josh Fain is currently a Master’s of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. The focus of his academic work is exploring interdisciplinary methods of policy creation and landscape level conservation. His interest include developing and employing analytical frameworks that draw on social and natural science methods in order to craft comprehensive and just policies. While interning at IITF, Josh will be mapping key working lands stakeholders and exploring issues of climate vulnerability in partnership with the USDA Caribbean Climate Sub Hub and the Caribbean Landscape Conservation Cooperative. Before beginning his master’s degree, Josh received his Bachelor’s of Science in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia and spent eight years working for the US Forest Service in Fire Management in numerous locations throughout the US. Originally from Northwest Georgia, Josh enjoys running, cycling, rock climbing, and scuba diving.