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What We Do

IRNR supports natural resource needs through interdisciplinary research and technology transfer, policy and economic analyses, and stakeholder engagement. Our approach promotes the safety, security, and sustainability of land, water, and wildlife.See our programs below or read more about the institute.


Our land program promotes sound land management practices by translating science and providing education and technical  assistance. We support the value of private land stewardship and promote responsible and sustainable land use practices. Learn More


Our water resources program focuses on the application of timely research and outreach efforts to encourage sustainable and secure water resources for humans and wildlife through watershed restoration, land management practices and policy innovations. Learn More


Our wildlife conservation program conducts problem-driven research addressing today’s challenging wildlife and habitat management questions. We promote stewardship of wildlife populations, including game, nongame, endangered and threatened species, and their habitats, through the application and translation of sound science and outreach efforts. Learn More


Our military sustainability program supports the testing and training activities on U.S. Department of Defense lands through land management and regional planning, research and policy innovations, and education and outreach efforts. These efforts support the twin imperatives of military readiness and land conservation stewardship. Learn More



Our Energy Program successfully brings together regulators, industry, academia, environmental organizations and the public in implementing safe and environmentally friendly energy production practices. Learn More

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