Cover of Century of Research in Natural ResourcesA Century of Research in Natural Resources

Originally published in 2003 as a collaboration between MAES and the then College of Natural Resources, A Century of Research in Natural Resources highlights key moments throughout the college's 100 year history. From reforestation to genetic diversity in crops and wildlife, U of M natural resource researchers have played an important role in our state's transition since the early 1900s. Download a PDF version.

Today, as a department within CFANS, the scientists in the Department of Natural Resources continue to study important issues including those related to climate change, water quality, and invasive species. Visit the Environment and Sustainability page for updated information on U of M research on natural resource management and conservation.