Department of Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota



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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.

Let's Go Get our Hands Dirty

Upcoming Events

Environmental Internship & Career Fair
February 5, 2021 from 9:00am to 3:00pm

CFANS Career & Internship Services is holding an Environmental Internship & Career Fair on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 9:00am to 3:00pm for students and alumni looking for internship and career opportunities. The event will be held virtually on GoldPASS powered by Handshake.


Dr. Marcella Windmuller-Campione Plans Future Forests at Crosby Farm
January 19, 2021

Her research is featured in the latest issue of The Cross Pollinator and a video from the Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change project.

60 Years at the Cloquet Forestry Center
January 15, 2021

Clare Boerigter chronicled stories from the Cloquet Forestry Center in immersive storyboards.

Dr. Eric North Awarded 2020 Nebraska Statewide Arboretum’s Educator Award
January 13, 2021

New forestry professor, Dr. Eric North, awarded 2020 Nebraska Statewide Arboretum’s Educator Award

Video from CFANS faculty and staff welcoming students.

Welcome to CFANS

We're so excited to see all of you again—virtually and socially distant. We're looking forward to another semester of transformative learning and groundbreaking research. We're ready for more cats crowding into Zoom frames and dogs going bananas at the sound of a doorbell. Seriously, we've missed you all so much. Welcome back!