Research Features

Tennessee warbler with outstretched wing held by researcher

Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS)

The International Bird Populations project: Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) uses mist netting and bird banding to detect nationwide trends in bird species’ population numbers and make correlations to changes in the environment. 


wrinkle lichen on a branch

Exploring the Lichens and Mosses of Minnesota

Lichens and mosses and liverworts, oh my! Abby Glauser shares about a recent survey of lichens and bryophytes across Minnesota. 


Aerial view of forest with river running through the middle

Object-based Forest Stand Mapping in Northern Minnesota

Keith Pelletier and Trevor Host are leading an exciting forest stand mapping project at the University of Minnesota Hubachek Wilderness Research Center.