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NRRI prepares Minnesota for the 'Iron of the Future'

June 10, 2021

Changing ore bodies and expanding ore products require research and development.
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Meet the Researcher: Alexis Grinde

May 6, 2021

NRRI ornithologist helps forest managers help wildlife with research and conservation.
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NRRI Top 5 Stories of 2020

January 13, 2021

What stories from NRRI generated the most interest in 2020? Read on.
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Meet the Researcher: Adelle Keppers

December 21, 2020

Master's candidate Adelle Keppers goes to the source to help remove pollutant from sewer waste water.
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Innovating with strand veneer lumber

December 2, 2020

NRRI and Washington State University are working together to promote innovations in cross-laminated strand veneer lumber using a heat... more
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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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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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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
Wood bridge extends across a small river.

NRRI, USFS collaborate to show efficiencies in timber bridges

September 1, 2020

Research shows bridge builders that building with wood can save time and money while sequestering carbon.
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What's in your woods? MN Mammals site makes search easier

July 2, 2020

Picking up interesting critters on your trail camera? Want to know who's in your woods? MN Mammals website can help.