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NRRI Top 5 Stories of 2020
What stories from NRRI generated the most interest in 2020? Read on.
NRRI is continually evolving to meet the evolving challenges of our natural resources-based economy. Our unique role and diversity of projects lead to some interesting stories to tell throughout the year.
Here are the top 5 most read in 2020:
Minnesota a leader in biochar demonstration and research: Waste biomass materials -- beetle-killed trees, agricultural waste, etc. -- have potential value when converted to biochar for water and soil remediation.
Thermally modified wood boardwalk project at the Sax Zim Bog (with video): Visit this project website to learn about a demonstration of a wood treatment process that upgrades properties of underutilized tree species.
NRRI funded projects Jan 1 - August 28, 2020: Lots of interest in this long list of projects funded in the first half of 2020.
Worth its salt. Research aims to reduce road salt impacts (with video): How much salt is getting into Duluth streams and is there an effective, but less problematic, alternative?
Cooped up for COVID? NRRI and U online resources: As the pandemic lock-down began last spring, this list of unique online resources came in handy for many.