The Great Lakes-Northern Forest CESU has been hosted by the University of Minnesota Department of Forest Resources since its inception in 2002. The cooperative consists of 58 federal and non-federal partners representing a range of research areas and geographic locations. The GLNF CESU master agreement has facilitated 448 projects equaling $47,107,357. The Univesity of Minnesota renewed its five-year agreement with the national CESU network in 2017. Find out more about renewal and project tracking here.
The co-directors are Dr. Michael Kilgore (Department Head) and Erin Williams (National Park Service CESU Research Coordinator). Merril Flanary is the host university coordinator. For inquiries, please contact Merril Flanary.