Tree in forrest

Marten Habitat Research Informs Forest Planning

November 22, 2016

A need to nest in old tree cavities means the American marten has something to tell us about long-range forest planning.
Construction workers on site

Deconstruction brings jobs to the northland

November 21, 2016

NRRI helps find markets for used construction materials while a social enterprise creates jobs, teaches skills in the northland.
Tree in forrest

Marten Habitat Research Informs Forest Planning

November 16, 2016

A need to nest in old tree cavities means the American marten has something to tell us about long-range forest planning.
NRRI Building

NRRI delivers high return on state's investment

November 4, 2016

A new study aimed at estimating the value of NRRI finds the institution is giving back to Minnesota tenfold on its investment.

Iron Range Holds Possibilities for Energy Storage

October 20, 2016

NRRI is investigating whether abandoned mine pits and shafts can serve as renewable energy storage facilities.
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NRRI Testing Starts Cliffs Down Path of New Pellet Plant

October 20, 2016

Cliffs contacted NRRI's minerals lab in 2007 to determine if their United Taconite mine could produce high-fluxed pellets.
Student working with peat

Stormwater - Filtering with Muck, Peat and Taconite

September 22, 2016

Pollutants in runoff from roads can get into watersheds, if not captured and filtered.  more
Lake Superior Ice

Frozen: The Importance of Ice and Snow Cover

September 22, 2016

It's hard to study underneath the ice, but that doesn't mean nothing is happening.  more
Student working with peat

Stormwater - Filtering with Muck, Peat and Taconite

September 22, 2016

Pollutants from roads can get into watersheds if not captured and filtered. Scientists at NRRI are working on solutions.
red leaves

Fall is a Stressful Tme for Trees

September 20, 2016

Happy fall color watchers probably don’t know that the bright leaves of autumn are actually a tree’s stress response.  more

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