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.
Delivery and Impact
Gopher Resource leads federally funded projects to reduce the use of fossil coal in recycling process.
NRRI invests in state-of-the-art technology for faster results, cost savings to cyanobacteria monitoring program.
Fascination with tiny diatoms keeps NRRI scientist exploring water world.
Funding provides base to expand project portfolio, broaden expertise and attract federal funds to Minnesota
Sample Research Projects
A risk-based classification and map of watersheds contributing anthropogenic stress to Great Lakes coastal ecosystems.
The Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas documents the distribution of every breeding bird species in Minnesota and provides a solid foundation for future conservation efforts.
Demonstration of a Thermally Modified Eastern Larch Boardwalk to Catalyze New Markets for Low-value Timber.
Online mapping tools and data for natural resource planning, management, and research in Minnesota.
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