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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

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

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Students Unravel Minnesota Wolf DNA

August 25, 2016

Have you ever seen a wolf in its natural habitat? If you have, consider yourself one of a lucky few.

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.

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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.

A portrait of Athelstan Spilhaus

Dr. Spilhaus Biography Events in Twin Cities

July 7, 2016

Sharon Moen, science writer with Minnesota Sea Grant, will be in the Twin Cities to share stories about the colorful Dr. Athelstan... more

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. 

Governor Approves $2.6M for NRRI Mining, Water Research

June 5, 2016

The Supplemental Budget approved by Governor Mark Dayton Wednesday included $2.6 million for NRRI. 

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