News

Welcome Back for the Fall 2022 Semester

September 6, 2022

Welcome Students Back to Campus for the Fall 2022 Semester with a short video from Kristen Nelson and Marcella Windmuller-Campione.


Open Position: Assistant Professor in Urban and Community Forestry

August 24, 2022

Nine-month, full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position specializing in Urban and Community Forestry with responsibilities for research (50%) and teaching (50%)


Even modest warming could cause major changes for forests in the Great Lakes region and southern Canada

August 10, 2022

A team of researchers led by Peter Reich, a professor in the Department of Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota, conducted a rare long-term experiment to find out how climate change would impact seedlings and saplings of nine tree species common in the southern boreal forests.


MPR: Once-ignored Indigenous knowledge of nature now shaping science

August 1, 2022

Mike Dockry, Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest Resources, is quoted.


New Forest Resources Department Head Search

July 26, 2022

We're searching for a new department head. Could it be you or someone you know?


Minneapolis Parks Board Proposes Selling Carbon Credits for Its Urban Forests

July 8, 2022

The Minneapolis Parks Board pitches a 25-year carbon offeset project that could shift forestry costs from individual taxpayers to corporations. Forrest Fleischman was interviewed.


How Much Carbon Is in Minnesota Forests?

July 7, 2022

Minnesota Forest Resources Council & the Department of Forest Resources launch Forest Carbon Dashboard.


Mae Davenport and Team Awarded IonE Impact Goal Grant

June 16, 2022

The IonE has awarded a group including Professor Mae Davenport with a grant to study the agricultural impacts on Manoomin (Ojibwe) / Psiη (Dakota) / wild rice.


A Solemn Anniversary

May 25, 2022

Today, members of our University community, along with people throughout the nation and the world, will pause for moments of silence and reflection in honor of George Floyd. On the second anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, we recognize that though the world has changed, our efforts to advance social and racial justice must continue unabated.


Prescribed Burn at the Cloquet Forestry Center

May 25, 2022

"The objective of the prescribed burn on was to reintroduce fire as an ecological and cultural process to promote and maintain the Cloquet Forestry Center's historically fire-dependent forest."