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Johnson Named Freshwater Society Fellow

March 12, 2020

Lucinda Johnson named Freshwater Society Fellow for 2020.

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Engaging the Community in Stormwater Solutions

February 11, 2020

A new dual position at NRRI & Sea Grant takes important stormwater research best practices and gets them into the community.

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In Search of Wetlands Restoration Success

February 6, 2020

NRRI unveils an updated and upgraded technology tool to help wetland restoration efforts achieve the best possible outcomes.

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The Future of Bats in Minnesota

January 8, 2020

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

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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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The Complexity of Biodiversity Loss

October 31, 2019

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

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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

 NRRI hosts a workshop on monetizing the natural process of carbon capture in forests.