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

CFC News

View From The Woods 2021

January 18, 2022

This annual newsletter highlights some of the teaching, research, and outreach of the past year conducted at the Cloquet Forestry Center and the Hubachek Wilderness Research Center. 

Not all fire is bad: A short film honors Indigenous ways of knowing

November 22, 2021

Cloquet Forestry Center researcher Lane Johnson contributed to the creation of a 16-minute documentary titled Oshkigin | Spirit of Fire, which features two local tribal fire specialists—Damon Panek and Vern Northrup.

Dennis Anderson: A reminder that the ecosystem is dependent on periodic forest fires

September 18, 2021

Lane Johnson, Research Forester with the UMN Cloquet Forestry Center weighs in on why fire is a natural part of an ecological process. Read the full article in The Frederick News-Post.