Cloquet Forestry Center

morning sunlight shining through red pine tree forest
two researchers on the ground measuring red pine and white spruce seedlings
students wearing helmets lined up at the edge of a forest listening to an instructor
several students wearing hardhats looking at a research plot in the woods

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Jobs, forest and climate: Wood products plant welcomed in northern Minnesota

July 1, 2021

A new forest products plant opening near Grand Rapids could have important benefits for climate change, which may seem counter-intuitive. After all, trees pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. So how could cutting down more trees help the climate? Professor and Extension Specialist Eli Sagor weighs in. Read the full MPR story.

CFC a discussion point as U confronts troubled history with tribes

April 8, 2021

The University of Minnesota Cloquet Forestry Center was highlighted in the Star Tribune on Sunday, April 4th as one example of statewide dialogue between Minnesota’s tribal communities and the University of Minnesota.