Enhancing Natural Resources

pine treespond with wind turbineAcross the Research and Outreach Center network, scientists are studying water quality, forest conservation, sustainable cropping systems and livestock production, renewable energy and how Minnesota's changing climate will affect its quality of life.

Our state's four biomes and abundance of lakes and rivers, as well as its fertile prairies and thriving recreational areas, make it the ideal location to learn more about how different ecosystems and economic systems can face challenges and thrive together.