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FY19 Annual Report Highlights

November 5, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019 was jam-packed. Relive the highlights in our FY19 Annual Report, now available online or in hard copy.
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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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Den boxes provide nesting sites for fishers

November 1, 2019

Wildlife biologist studies habitat needs of forest fishers to help species and forest management.
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Historic train stays on track with NRRI clean fuel trial

September 26, 2019

NRRI is developing a biomass clean fuel that will help keep the historic relics chugging along for train historians and tourists.
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NRRI hosts discussions on forest carbon capture opportunities

September 26, 2019

There's growing interest across the country to monetize the natural process of carbon capture in forests. NRRI is hosting a workshop to... more
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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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Lake mud holds clues to future

August 28, 2019

Diatom fossils in lake sediment can be used as early warning of environmental changes to come.
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Nighthawks fill Duluth skies

August 27, 2019

Last year, in one three-hour sit on a Duluth rooftop, Steve Kolbe counted 14,000 soaring nighthawks on their annual migration south.
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Researchers work with business to decontaminate boats

August 1, 2019

Leading by example, researchers work with local business to power up boat decontamination of aquatic invasive species.
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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.

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