Biochar catalyzes first year chemistry learning experience at UMD.

NRRI tests waste rock as a safe and readily available high friction road aggregate.

Post-doc explores treatment techniques for PFAS in food waste to remove roadblocks to energy production.

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

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.

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

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