National conference and partnerships divert usable materials from landfills.

NRRI study helps inform benefits of shipping channel dredge material for island habitat.

Organic chemist finds flexibility is key to moving NRRI innovations forward.

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.

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

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

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

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