Annual Report FY2019 Available Now

NRRI Annual Highlights Report FY2019

Delivering solutions that support long-term decisions concerning how to best use, protect and restore Minnesota’s natural resources is complicated. NRRI relies on our many partners, advisors and stakeholders – both regional and global – to provide applied research that meets our unique mission. Read what we accomplished in FY2019 in our annual highlights brief.

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Coleraine, MN 55722
NRRI delivers applied research solutions to balance our economy, resources, and environment for resilient communities.

About NRRI

The Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) at the University of Minnesota-Duluth is a non-profit applied research organization with research facilities located in Duluth and Coleraine, Minnesota.

Employing over 140 scientists, engineers and technicians, NRRI performs applied research to develop and deliver the understanding and tools needed to utilize the state's resources in a balanced and responsible manner.

Our Research Teams:
NRRI provides research and development tools and data to stakeholders in the following areas:

NRRI Impact:
In FY 2018 NRRI worked with more than 80 regional clients, ranging from small and mid-size businesses to government and nonprofit entities.

NRRI News

Large red ocean-going ship viewed from behind on water.
December 4, 2019

Ballast water testing lab on Lake Superior reopens; regulations to keep tiny water invaders out of Great Lakes challenged

Report cover with background of water and rock.
November 5, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019 was jam-packed. Relive the highlights in our FY19 Annual Report, now available online or in hard copy.

Hand dips into lake coated with green algae
November 1, 2019

How does loss of biodiversity effect ecosystems? An NRRI scientist has found a better way to understand impacts to ecosystem communities...

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