Unprofitable Lignin to Become Valuable Plastic

February 6, 2018

Natural Resources Research Institute collaborates to move innovative technologies to commercialization.

Preparing for Changes to Mammal Populations.

February 6, 2018

Natural Resources Research Institute documents changes to the environment that are impacting Minnesota's mammal species.

2017 NRRI Annual Report Online

January 29, 2018

Research highlights, project portfolio, student workers experiences, staff accomplishments and more.

NRRI Gets Onboard to Blast Invasives on Ships

January 8, 2018

Research to stem the transport of aquatic invasive species led NRRI researchers on globetrotting adventures in 2017.

Keeping It Cool for North Shore Trout

December 27, 2017

NRRI collaborated with Trout Unlimited.  more

Iceland Takes NRRI Geologist Back in Time

December 19, 2017

Trip to Iceland helps NRRI geologist understand how Minnesota was formed.

NRRI Partners with Railroad Group to Test Biofuel

November 29, 2017

Two steam locomotives at the Milwaukee County Zoo were fueled with NRRI’s renewable, solid fuel to reduce fossil coal emissions, with... more
Neimi Bird Watching

Minnesota Launches First Breeding Bird Atlas Online

November 9, 2017

NRRI scientists and IBS Faculty member Gerald Neimi work with Audubon Minnesota to launch state's first breeding bird atlas in online and... more

Lonza, Inc. Turns Nuisance Dust into Fuel Source

November 2, 2017

NRRI helps Minnesota manufacturer turn waste wood particles to a biofuel to power their plant.

Renewable Energy Lab Delivers Biofuels for the Future

October 30, 2017

After 10 years of research, NRRI delivered solid results this fall. As in solid biofuels. By the ton.  more

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