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Frogs and toads help scientists monitor ecosystems

May 19, 2020

Scientists use decade of data on anuran species to track environmental change.
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NRRI joins effort to provide COVID-19 respirators

April 28, 2020

NRRI's Additive Manufacturing Lab gets busy to help two local businesses meet the regional need for respirators.
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Meet the researcher: Victor Krause

April 28, 2020

Victor Krause collaborates from the Twin Ports to the Twin Cities to drive innovations that reduces landfill waste.
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Cooped up for COVID?

April 2, 2020

NRRI and the U have some unique resources that may be useful while practicing social distancing. Take a look!
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NRRI closed to public, in-person meetings cancelled

March 17, 2020

NRRI Duluth and Coleraine facilities curtail activities and close to public to mitigate the spread of coronavirus.
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Johnson named Freshwater Society Fellow

March 10, 2020

Lucinda Johnson named Freshwater Society Fellow for 2020
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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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Worth its salt. Research aims to reduce road salt impacts

February 27, 2020

Is it possible to keep winter roads safe for drivers while reducing road salt use? NRRI researchers are testing alternatives.
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Engaging the community in stormwater solutions

January 29, 2020

A new dual position at NRRI and Sea Grant will take the important stormwater research best practices and get them out in the community.
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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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