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Forest Ecology Lab

Boreal Forest and Community Resilience Project

Northern forests and communities face significant economic, environmental and social changes. What will happen as the climate shifts, people move, markets slow or insects attack? As we face uncertainty, what can we do to ensure a future that integrates healthy ecosystems, vibrant culture and stable economies?

The Boreal Forest and Community Resilience Project will promote community and ecosystem resilience in the context of uncertainty through diverse partnership, research, creative visioning and planning.

The Boreal Forest and Community Resilience Project provides communities, resource managers and organizations with an opportunity to form partnerships, identify emerging challenges and explore approaches for dealing with change and complexity.

Project Lead: Regents Professor Peter Reich, Forest Resources

More Information: Emily Peters, Ecologist, 612-626-2120
Kirk Wythers
, Research Fellow, Forest Resources, 612-625-2261