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BRI's work on mercury in songbirds has been in the news recently including an article in National Geographic Online. Pictured here is a Yellow Warbler.

BRI in the News

BRI news stories have appeared in many regional, national, and international news outlets. These stories help promote awareness of our work, but also promote the general issues of conservation biology and the need to continue research in wildlife health and its implications to human health.

BRI's researchers are available to talk to journalists and provide expert information on both their work and the broader topics of their expertise. 

To set up interviews, contact: 

Deborah McKewCommunications Director 

News Archive

Jun 15, 2014

Wyoming's Casper Star Tribune Features BRI's Loon Research

Wyoming Loon Population is Small but Critical to Species
By Christine Peterson

Wyoming has only 14 pairs of loons left living in its northwest corner. They are the rarest nesting bird in the state, and more importantly, they are one of the few remaining populations in the West, said David Evers, executive director of the Biodiversity Research Institute, an ecological research nonprofit based in Maine.

Evers is beginning Year Two of a five-year study with researchers from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Forest Service and the National Park Service to find out how many loons live in Wyoming, why their numbers have declined and how they can be helped.

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Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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