These simple features are meant to provide an overview of the breadth of research projects that occur across our landbase. The goal is to offer a new feature every quarter.
Jalene LaMontagne's lab at DePaul University is studying variation in white spruce cone production at the Cloquet Forestry Center.
Mike Schrage, Wildlife Biologist for the Fond du Lac Band, describes current efforts to better understand wolf ecology on the Fond du Lac Reservation. The Otter Creek Pack at the Cloquet Forestry Center serves as a case study. Niganawaabamaanaanigingiw Ma'iinganag Wolf Monitoring on the Fond du Lac Reservation
Mat Lochner explains what biochar is and how it could be used to improve the productivity of Minnesota's forest lands.
Zach Smith, a graduate student in the UMN Department of Entomology, describes his Master's research in Exploring ecological interactions between mountain pine beetle and Minnesota’s native bark beetles
Lichens and mosses and liverworts, oh my! Abby Glauser shares about a recent survey of lichens and bryophytes across Minnesota.