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Intern project gives data the GIS treatment for easy access to pine estimates and logging harvest activities

Research effort to provide artificial tree cavities attracted some fishers, other wildlife; expanded project will study predators

NRRI research to identify and confirm major ore recovery improvements from waste taconite moves industry forward

High Pressure Grinding Rolls provide perfect technology for interplanetary impact

Strategic Initiatives

To meet our mission of delivering integrated research solutions, NRRI is focused on three strategic initiatives that address the challenges of Minnesota’s resource-based economy. These initiatives are bold and long-term efforts to create the economy of the future by incorporating diverse expertise across NRRI, the University system and with our partners.

Sample Research Projects

Demonstration of a Thermally Modified Eastern Larch Boardwalk to Catalyze New Markets for Low-value Timber.

Documenting long-term population trends of breeding forest birds in the Chippewa and Superior National Forests.

The ForCAST tool attempts to provide forestry professionals and land managers with an opportunity to evaluate how a changing climate and changing markets might a

Helping decision-makers prioritize where to restore and protect wetlands in Minnesota.

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