Jane Reed M.S.

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Professional Title
Web Developer

Jane works with the Data Collection and Delivery team developing and maintaining several websites and web application tools including: the MN Natural Resource Atlas, the Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas, and an online planning tool for Minnesota Foresters (ForCAST).

She also works with the Marketing and the Communications team, providing technical and content support for the NRRI website and overseeing NRRI digital entities for content and accessibility.

Prior to working as a website and web application developer, Jane was a lab and field scientist at NRRI, primarily working on river, lake and wetland research projects.


  • M.S. Geology, University of Delaware, 2000
  • B.S. Geology, B.S. Mathematics, University of Minnesota, 1997

Featured Research Projects

The ForCAST tool attempts to provide forestry professionals and land managers with an opportunity to evaluate how a changing climate and changing markets might affect Minnesota’s forests and

The Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas documents the distribution of every breeding bird species in Minnesota and provides a solid foundation for future conservation efforts.

A website of the state's carnivore species -- from the tiny least weasel to the black bear.

Online mapping tools and data for natural resource planning, management, and research in Minnesota.

NRRI News Articles

Aerial view of Camp Ripley

NRRI study maps conservation opportunities for Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape in face of climate change.

A group of 2 women and 3 men stand in a grouple holding a certificate

An easy-to-use online Minnesota Atlas, developed at the Natural Resources Research Institute, received recognition from the Office of the Governor as recommended by the Minnesota