Itasca Biology Program

University of Minnesota
123 Snyder Hall
1475 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories

University of Minnesota
28131 University Circle
Lake Itasca, MN 56470

David D. Biesboer, Ph.D.
Phone: (612) 625-1799
Contact Director Biesboer to discuss or initiate academic programs at the Station.
Laura Domine
Program Administrator |
*Station office phone: 
(218) 699-3550 ext 3302
St Paul office phone: 
(612) 624-6743
Station office phone: 
(218) 699-3550 ext 3345
Contact Laura for initial inquiries about the station and/or to reserve cabin space, confirm reservations, determine fees, discuss charges/payment of bills, or with questions about field biology courses.  *Laura will be working at the Station office May 9th - September 7th, 2016.
Contact Lesley for inquiries about doing research at the Itasca station, or to schedule/set-up classrooms or equipment.
Dawn Wannebo
Head Cook |
Phone: (218) 699-3550 ext. 3462
Contact Dawn to coordinate meals/menus/dining facilities and to discuss any dietary restrictions or special requests.
Charlie Schmidgall
Resident Manager |
Phone: (218) 699-3550 ext. 3691
Contact Charlie for concerns about maintenance and facilities.