Efforts to improve neighborhood climate resilience goes hyper-local, while providing community outreach guidance.

DEED funding helps entrepreneur launch unique online sales platform for NRRI fast-growing hybrid tree.

Pilot-scale, vertical mill from Switzerland is ‘game-changer’ for industry decarbonization efforts.

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.

Delivery and Impact

Sample Research Projects

Online mapping tools and data for natural resource planning, management, and research in Minnesota.

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

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

The Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas documents the distribution of every breeding bird species in Minnesota and provides a solid foundation for future conservation efforts.

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