Bill brings many skills to BRI including climbing 100-foot tall trees to band juvenile Bald Eagles.
William Hanson, B.S.
Bill joined BRI in 2013 following a 33-year career as a biologist with the power industry. During that time the majority of Bill’s work focused on fisheries and wildlife studies at hydropower projects.
Bill has worked with BRI on multiple research projects since 1996. His experience includes: FERC relicensing of hydropower projects; environmental impact studies; Common Loon and Bald Eagle ecology studies; capture, banding, and contaminates sampling; radio telemetry studies of fish, furbearers and wood turtles; satellite telemetry on eagles and loons; wetland assessments; and water quality evaluations.