Our partners

Hubachek Wilderness Research Center partners with several University of Minnesota units to conduct research and share expertise with the public.

Cloquet Forestry Center & U of M Experimental Forests

HWRC operations and research are tied closely to the Cloquet Forestry Center. The CFC and HWRC share a director and some staff. The CFC, the HWRC, the Allred Trust, and the Boone Trust properties make up the entire network of experimental forests that the CFC team manages for the purposes of natural resources research and education

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

The University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences (CFANS) is developing tomorrow’s leaders, creating science-based solutions to global challenges, growing Minnesota’s economy and extending our state’s global impact. CFC is one of 10 unique Research and Outreach Centers throughout the state led by CFANS.

Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station

Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES) funds the research of University of Minnesota scientists to improve Minnesota's agricultural and forest products, horticultural crops, human nutrition, family and community life, and environmental quality. It supports both basic and applied research with practical goals for improving the lives of Minnesotans.


University of Minnesota Extension works in rural, suburban, urban and tribal communities and beyond to bring Minnesotans together to build a better future through University science-based knowledge, expertise and training.