Department of Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota



Want to have class outside?

So do we. We'll take you beyond the classroom and into the forest for learning experiences that you'll never forget.

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Why we need trees in Minnesota cities
August 4, 2021

MPR's Angela Davis talks to Eric North, professor of urban forestry, and Karen Zumach, director of community forestry at Tree Trust, about why we should pay more attention to our trees and how to get them into areas that need them most. 

Is a Graduate Degree Worth the Debt?
August 1, 2021

The Wall Street Journal analyzes the debt : income ratio for graduates of forestry programs, and ours is the best.

Are the drought's effects on Gooseberry Falls a sign of bigger problems for North Shore waterways?
July 29, 2021

Associate professor of Forestry, Dr. Dianna Karwan is featured in the Minneapolis StarTribune.