Seeing Inside Nature

At three renowned research spaces, U of M students help shape our living world.


Raptors are sentinels in the sky—seers into Earth’s health. We help these magnificent birds soar.

Look inside The Raptor Center


An hour north of campus, we coax mini-ecosystems into answering ecology’s critical questions.

Look inside the Cedar Creek reserve


Right where the Mississippi River drops 50 feet, we solve an ocean of environmental challenges.

Look inside St. Anthony Falls Laboratory