NRRI researchers find that size of fire matters less than intensity of the blaze. Wildfires in northern Minnesota are increasing – the number, the size and the intensity. Within most folks' memories are the Ham Lake Fire (2007), Pagami Creek Fire (2012) and most recently, the Greenwood Fire (2021). Each scorched large swaths of the state’s prized wilderness areas and challenged humans who were too close.
The Indian Child Welfare Act was designed to counteract decades of policies and systems that uprooted Native American children from their families and culture. Minnesota has its own version of the law, called the Minnesota Indian Family Protection Act and UMD has a training program for social workers called the Tribal Training and Certification Partnership.
CBS News: All Minnesota worms are invasive, but which ones do you need to worry about? An expert weighs in
WCCO interview with Ryan Hueffmeier at the University of Minnesota's Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center. Who has been studying worms for almost two decades with the Great Lakes Worm Watch program.
Industrial safety programs often focus on counting up safety incidents, hoping the numbers go down instead of up. But NRRI is taking a different approach – stop the incidents before they happen.
UMD is one of 12 universities partaking in a new Purpose-Driven Plant-Based Incubator™ program.
UMD students Emma Johnson and Sidney Mattson are working with the Office of Sustainability to remove the invasive buckthorn on campus, they're making room for a rain garden and pollinator park.
When Madison Olbertz was searching for graduate programs, she wanted to study in a community where she could envision herself living after graduation, a place with unique wilderness character.
The 2022-2023 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of American Indian Studies (AIS) at UMD, which is located on the ancestral lands of the Anishinaabe people.
GPS Alliance is pleased to announce the award, as part of its systemwide initiative focused on the SDGs, of approximately $160,000 to eight research projects that align with the UNs’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the U’s strategic priorities and needs identified by communities.
GPS Alliance is pleased to announce the award, as part of its systemwide initiative focused on the SDGs, of approximately $120,000 to seven research projects that align with the UNs’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the U’s strategic priorities and needs identified by communities.