Ron Moen Ph.D.

Professional Title
Senior Research Associate and Assoc. Professor


Research interests include vertebrate studies, ecology and mammalogy. Recent research projects studied the effects of moose browsing on forests, tracking the Canada lynx in Minnesota and teaching at the University of Minnesota Duluth.


  • Ph.D., 1995. University of Minnesota, Wildlife Conservation.
  • M.S., 1988 University of Minnesota, Wildlife
  • B.S., 1984 Cornell University, Division of Biological Sciences, Plant Physiology, Minor


Recent Publications

Featured Research Projects

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

NRRI News Articles

NRRI is developing protocols to understand the effectiveness of peatland restoration efforts, while testing and refining monitoring methods that can be applied to other sites.

Picking up interesting critters on your trail camera? Want to know who's in your woods? MN Mammals website can help.

With white-nose syndrome decimating bat populations can human activities help them recover? NRRI Scientist Ron Moen has some ideas to research.