Host university

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.

Co-director

kilgoreMichael A. Kilgore, Department Head and Professor, Forest Resources (mkilgore@umn.edu)

Co-director

WilliamsErin Williams, Research Coordinator, National Park Service (erin_williams@umn.edu)

Host university coordinator

FlanaryMerril Flanary, Host University Coordinator (mflanary@umn.edu)

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