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NRRI Business Development team grows opportunities

November 4, 2020

NRRI's Business Development team strategically manages client relationships and builds opportunities for research.
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Meet the Researcher: Rodney Johnson

November 4, 2020

Meet the Researcher: Rodney Johnson brings decades of experience to focus on the future of Minnesota's Iron Range.
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Big projects bring in big instrumentation to NRRI labs

November 2, 2020

Contaminants in Great Lakes and biochar projects spur acquisition of interesting new tools to get the job done right.
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Can beaver and trout share streams? Sometimes.

October 30, 2020

While anglers may curse the busy beavers that dam up a popular trout stream, there can be positive benefits from the ponds created by dams.
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From streams to labs, UMD students tackle advanced science

October 30, 2020

For three UMD undergrads, classroom learning comes alive doing NRRI field and lab work.
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Johnson appointed to Governor's Climate Council

October 4, 2020

NRRI Associate Director Lucinda Johnson joins Governor Walz' Climate Change Council to identify innovative strategies that will increase... more
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New book names and describes 28 new diatom species in Great Lakes

October 4, 2020

NRRI scientist publishes new book for Great Lakes diatom algae identification which includes 28 new species.
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NRRI receives $3M grant to collect sediments, analyze contaminants in Great Lakes

October 2, 2020

NRRI to lead a team of scientists to collect and analyze contaminating chemicals in the Great Lakes.
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Deconstruction keeps valuable material out of landfills, reduces carbon impacts

October 2, 2020

Last sale up north of materials from deconstructed homes: Oct. 23 & 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2024 Carnegie Street, Oliver WI. Just over the... more
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Meet the Researcher: Elizabeth Alexson, Aquatic Scientist

October 2, 2020

Bottom of food web keeps aquatic scientist Elizabeth Alexson at the top of her game.


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