Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve

About Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve is a University of Minnesota biological field station with many ecosystems and species found throughout the forests and grasslands of North America. Faculty, staff and students who work at Cedar Creek are dedicated to understanding how human activities, such as agriculture and fossil fuel combustion, are changing ecosystems.


LTER Community Ecology Intern

June 2023 - August 2023 East Bethel, MN
“I loved 1) how much I learned about prairie plants and the ecology research processes 2) learning from professionals during weekly intern seminars 3) how varied my schedule was on any given day 4) the side research project opportunity (I studied bumblebee diversity in one of their experiments!) and 5) the family bond the other interns and I developed over the summer! ”

Plant Ecology Intern

June 2022 - August 2022 East Bethel, MN
“The lovely community of people on site that you will interact with daily, and the guidance of mentors and superiors to help you succeed. The staff really care about their interns and throw a beginning and end of summer symposium.”
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