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.

Let's Go Get our Hands Dirty

Upcoming Events

Advancing Climate Solutions. Now. with Al Gore
October 26, 2021 @ 6-7PM

This virtual event will include a presentation with former Vice President Al Gore and a moderated Q&A led by the Institute on the Environment’s Jessica Hellmann. The time is now to mobilize civic engagement around climate change.


Indigenous Peoples' Day
October 11, 2021

We are proud to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day today by recognizing and respecting their history, present, and future in forestry.

Dr. Michael Dockry joins new Midwest Climate Adaptation Science Center as Program Lead for Tribal Relations
October 6, 2021

University of Minnesota will host and lead the U.S. Geological Survey’s newly formed consortium of eight universities and natural resource organizations.

Minnesota company aims to help families tap into carbon markets to conserve forests
September 25, 2021

In the fight against the growing threat of climate change, forests are a weapon — and a potential paycheck. Associate Professor Matt Russell is quoted.