Frogs and toads help scientists monitor ecosystems
Scientists use decades of data on anuran species to track environmental change in Minnesota and beyond.
Our Research (still) Goes to Work
Organizations and communities are facing difficult times right now. The challenges keep coming. It’s time to get creative. We believe we can look for solutions together.
While our facilities in Duluth and Coleraine are closed, NRRI researchers, along with our colleagues across the University of Minnesota, are working remotely. As an applied research institute, our mission is to deliver research solutions to balance our economy, resources and environment for resilient communities. There has never been a more critical time for us to deliver creative solutions to the challenges we are currently facing.
We believe we can help.
So we ask: What do you need?
How can NRRI apply our research expertise and broad networks to help you create solutions? What technical advice, access to information, or creative brainstorming sessions can we offer you? Our staff is ready and willing to help however we can.
Let’s get creative! Our researchers are available by email, phone, and video conference.
NRRI has 37 years of deep expertise and capabilities in:
- developing and commercializing innovations
- building connections at the intersection of environmental and industrial sustainability
- integrating science, engineering and technology to deliver solutions
- deploying information with easily accessible, online technologies
We will review your inquiry and reply with:
- ideas for how we can help
- connections across the University of Minnesota System
- networking that we think will be useful
NRRI Researchers and Staff
Meet the Researcher: Brian Barry enjoys transforming biomass into high value products.
NRRI paves the way for 'waste rock' to become high value aggregate resource for local roads.
Picking up interesting critters on your trail camera? Want to know who's in your woods? MN Mammals website can help.