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UMD student Daniel Takaki wearing a lab coat working in a lab.

NRRI student researcher heads to D.C.

January 4, 2019

NRRI gives graduate student research opportunities that lead to Knauss Fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Flames in pine trees - Forest fire in Oregon

NRRI Lab Moves Solid Biofuel to Commercialization

December 10, 2018

Forest management strategies in the Northwest results in excess biomass. NRRI is helping to turn it into a valuable fuel source.

NRRI Senior Geologist Dean Peterson at his computer

Seeing Rocks Beneath the Surface

December 4, 2018

NRRI developed a tool to help MnDOT understand potential for sulfide-bearing rocks where road building is planned.

Cover of NRRI FY18 Annual Report

NRRI FY18 Annual Report Highlights

November 26, 2018

The report for July 2017-June 2018 is now available to view online.

Photo of a spiny water flea

Stopping the Spiny Waterflea

November 12, 2018

A tiny invader is quietly undermining the base of the food chain for fish in our lakes.

NRRI researcher monitoring bird house

Bog Hopping for Birds

October 30, 2018

Researchers tromped through mounds of green in the boreal forest to hang bird houses to learn more about an elusive species.

Man in safety vest and hard hat works behind machinery with oblong vat of brown bubbles.

Mining and Water Innovation Update

October 24, 2018

What did NRRI accomplish with $2.6 million in state funding? Started Minnesota on an exciting trajectory.

Researchers fill pot hole on street

Duluth Demonstration Fills City Potholes

September 28, 2018

What happens when you mix innovation with waste rock and potholes? Hopefully, a new road repair that lasts.

NRRI Receives $1M For Hybrid Poplar Research

September 24, 2018

NRRI prepares for future demand of biomass by expanding hybrid poplar research.

Getting to the Root of Wild Rice

August 30, 2018

Why do some wild rice restoration sites thrive while others don't? NRRI research is searching for answers.

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