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Partners / Funders

Our projects are funded by a variety of agency and industry partners in pursuit of real solutions.

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National Agencies

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • USDA Forest Service
  • USDA Forest Products Laboratory
  • U.S. Dept. of Energy
  • U.S. Dept. of Transportation
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • National Audubon Society
  • National Council of Air & Stream Improvement

Regional Agencies

  • Great Lakes Observing System
  • Northeast Midwest Institute
  • Cooperative Ecosystem Study Unit

State Agencies

  • MN Dept. of Agriculture
  • MN Dept. of Energy
  • MN Pollution Control Agency
  • Minnesota Sea Grant
  • MN Dept. of Natural Resources
  • MN Board of Water and Soil Resources
  • MN Dept. of Transportation
  • Legislative-Citizens Commission on Minnesota’s Resources
  • Minnesota Zoo


  • Grand Portage Band of Chippewa Indians
  • Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa


  • Blandin Foundation
  • Otto Bremer Foundation 
  • U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities


  • Xcel Energy
  • Minnesota Power
  • American Peat Technology


  • Central Michigan University
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Mississippi State University
  • Lakehead University
  • Michigan Technological University