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Swenson College of Science and Engineering

The UMD Research and Field Studies Center is a 114 acre site located along Amity Creek approximately 4 miles from campus on Jean Duluth Road. The Research and Field Studies Center is considered an educational and research-centered resource that also provides space to support other UMD Campus activities.

The five primary objectives of the UMD Research and Field Studies Center are:

  • Conduct research on natural ecosystems, plant and animal populations, and individual species in a changing landscape.
  • Provide field-based educational activities in the form of academic classes, informal workshops and training programs.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain an experiential venue to educate students, the University community, and the region on sustainable agriculture.
  • Communicate to the public and engage the campus community in scientific study through involvement with researcher shared expertise and results.
  • Facilitate interaction between a variety of disciplines related to the environmental management, education, and sustainable agriculture at UMD.
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