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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Upcoming Events

Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sale: 2021
Friday, November 26 at 3:00 pm

After a year off, the Forestry Club will be selling trees again in 2021. This year we will be open starting November 26 and continuing through the season until we sell out of trees. We are located at the Les Bolstad golf course on the St. Paul campus. Just a reminder that we accept cash and checks. We are looking forward to seeing you all!


Not all Fire is Bad: Short Film Honors Indigenous Ways of Knowing
November 22, 2021

CFANS feature: Cloquet Forestry Center researcher Lane Johnson contributed to the short film: Oshkigin | Spirit of Fire, which also features two local tribal fire specialists—Damon Panek and Vern Northrup. The collaborative project aims to educate and encourage a resurgence of cultural fire, and prescribed fire generally, in the Great Lakes region.

Help us raise $2,500 for Forest Resources Experiential Learning Scholarships.
November 18, 2021

These scholarships will go directly to students to help cover the costs of attending our field sessions.

There isn’t enough space for all of the trees companies want to plant
November 9, 2021

Dr. Forrest Fleischman, Associate Professor in the Department of Forest Resources, is quoted in a new Marketplace article.