Advisory Board Bio: Lloyd Irland

lloyd thumbLloyd Irland has been a forestry consultant to industry, governments, trade and environmental groups since 1987. From 2003 to 2010 he taught at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He served with the U.S. Forest Service and the Maine state government and in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

Irland is author of five books and was a junior author of the timber chapter of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (2005). He participated in the U.S. National Assessment on Climate Change and attended the global climate summits at Copenhagen and Cancun. A Fellow of the Society of American Foresters, his work on forests has brought him to China, India, Germany, Austria, Greece, Bhutan, France, Yugoslavia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Ukraine.

Irland earned his B.S. from Michigan State University, his M.S. from the University of Arizona and his Ph.D. from Yale University.