UMN Extension and Outreach Faculty

Visit the UMN Extension Website for a current list of all Extension specialists, educators, and coordinators across the state who deliver forestry information and programs.

photo of Charlie BlinnCharlie Blinn is a Professor and Extension specialist with a focus on forest management. His Extension programming which targets loggers and natural resource professionals focuses on a wide variety of forest management topics (e.g., timber harvesting, forest roads, forest health).; 612-624-3788; 330B Green Hall, 1530 Cleveland Avenue North, St. Paul, MN 55108.


photo of Matt Russell Matt Russell is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist that focuses on forest ecosystem health. His Extension programming is oriented to forest landowners and natural resource professionals and emphasizes forest management strategies to maintain healthy and productive forests. He is involved with the Master Woodland Owner Program and began working with the Extension Forestry Team in 2014.; (612) 626-4280; @MyMNwoods; 220E Green Hall, 1530 Cleveland Avenue North, St. Paul, MN 55108