Department of Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota



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Student trainee and paid intern programs have positive results but do little to influence long-term employee diversity in the USDA Forest Service
December 2, 2022

A recent study published in PLUS ONE by Dr. Michael Dockry, et al. suggests that while internship employment programs can be an effective tool for hiring a diverse workforce, they are not sufficient to close the overall workforce diversity gap. View the full article here.

Forestry Club's 2022 Tree Sale Underway
November 29, 2022

The Forestry Club's 2022 Tree Sale is underway! They will be selling trees and wreaths from November 25, 2022 until December 23, 2022. For hours and location, visit their website at

Ojibwe firefighters restore fire to the Cloquet Forestry Center
November 21, 2022

Collaboration between the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Bureau of Indian Affairs and U of M opens new chapter, embraces the role of Indigenous fire in shaping the Center's forests. See the video and read the full-length article here.