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'Tern' for the Better

September 7, 2016

Donning hard hat, ear plugs and muck boots, NRRI scientist Annie Bracey prepares to get screamed at and pooped on.

Stormwater - Building Better Ditches

September 7, 2016

Where there are rural roads, there are ditches.

Stormwater - Harnessing the Power of Peat

September 7, 2016

Peat – the decayed vegetation that forms over hundreds of years in cold, wet climates – has unique and beneficial characteristics. 

EPA Grants $2.5M to Expand Research on Great Lakes Food Web

September 6, 2016

Biological changes in microscopic organisms on the bottom of the Great Lakes food chain send up a big red flag to scientists.... more

Company Expands with Product Development Help from NRRI

August 2, 2016

Nurturing natural resources, while also using those resources for economic prosperity, is at the heart of NRRI’s mission.

Valerie Brady taking samples in the St. Louis River

Protecting the Wetlands in the Great Lakes

August 1, 2016

Rain or shine, UMD faculty, staff, and students with NRRI take to waters surrounding the Great Lakes.

map of the Great Lakes

St. Louis River Estuary Research Revealed

July 26, 2016

NRRI's Great Lakes Restoration project collecting data on animals and plants from all the coastal wetlands.

The Right Tools for Great Lakes Monitoring

July 5, 2016

NRRI's Great Lakes Environmental Indicators project

Declining Species Finds Home in Minnesota

July 4, 2016

“The Golden-winged Warbler has a few things going against it,” said NRRI researcher, Alexis Grinde. 

The Complex Science Behind Rocks, Water, and Wood

June 21, 2016

Science is frustrating. The more we know, the more we realize how much we don’t know. 

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