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Protecting Great Lakes from Invasive Species

December 5, 2019

Ballast water testing lab on Lake Superior reopens; regulations to keep tiny water invaders out of Great Lakes challenged.

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FY19 Annual Report Highlights

November 8, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019 was jam-packed. Relive the highlights in our FY19 Annual Report.

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Den Boxes Provide Nesting Sites for Fishers

November 4, 2019

Wildlife project is research habitat needs of forest fishers to help species populations.

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Shedding Light on Complexity of Biodiversity Loss

October 31, 2019

How does loss of biodiversity effect ecosystems? NRRI scientist has found a better way to understand impacts to ecosystem communities.... more

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Historic Train Stays on Track

October 3, 2019

NRRI is developing a biomass clean fuel that will help keep the historic relics chugging along for train historians and tourists.

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Forest Carbon Capture Opportunities

September 25, 2019

There's growing interest in monetizing the natural process of carbon capture in forests. NRRI is hosting a workshop to start... more

UMD students Evan Myers and Kamryn Kalal at NRRI

Summer Workers at NRRI Get Real

September 16, 2019

College students take their skills out of the classroom and apply them to NRRI's 'real world' experiences.

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Lake Mud Holds Clues to Future

September 9, 2019

Diatom fossils in lake sediment can be used as early warning of environmental changes to come.

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Nighthawks Fill Duluth Skies

August 30, 2019

Last year, in one three-hour sit on a Duluth rooftop, Steve Kolbe counted 14,000 soaring nighthawks on their annual migration south.

Fast-growing Tree Research Expands Across Midwest

August 20, 2019

Anticipating growth in markets for biomass resources, NRRI ramps up hybrid poplar research.

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