Strategic Initiatives

Innovations today. Solutions tomorrow. NRRI’s research agenda targets the following three major initiatives. These focal points of our integrated research programs will deliver real impacts for Minnesota and the region.

Impact

Sample Research Projects

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

A website of the state's carnivore species -- from the tiny least weasel to the black bear.

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.

Featured News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $3 million to NRRI in June to fund monitoring of the bottom of the food chain in the Great Lakes.

Northwoods bobcats and fishers research leads recent graduate Nate Weisenbeck to sea turtles on Florida beaches.

Report explores the challenges and research opportunities in electronic waste recycling.

Wandering bird lover settles at NRRI’s Avian Ecology Lab to grow understanding of bird migration and habitat

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