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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.
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'Geo-robust' trees developed for future green markets

February 28, 2020

NRRI develops trees that can grow fast across many climate zones in anticipation of expanding bio-based markets.
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In search of wetlands restoration success

January 29, 2020

NRRI unveils an updated and upgraded technology tool to help wetland restoration efforts achieve the best possible outcomes.
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NRRI scientist sheds light on complexity of biodiversity loss

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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Summer workers at NRRI get real

September 3, 2019

College students take their skills out of the classroom and apply them to NRRI's 'real world' experiences.
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Fast-growing tree research expands across Midwest

July 31, 2019

Anticipating growth in markets for biomass resources, NRRI ramps up hybrid poplar research.
A man in red hoodie jacket and green cap works a handheld device by nest box hung on tree.

Bog hopping for birds

October 29, 2018

Researchers tromped through the soft mounds of green in the boreal forest to hang bird houses to learn more about an elusive species.