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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. 

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Deborah McKewCommunications Director 

News Archive

Sep 11, 2015

Mankato Free Press Covers BRI Loon Relocation Project

Loon relocation project grows in second year
By Dan Linehan

ELYSIAN — About nine more loon chicks will take off from a Le Sueur County lake this summer and fall as part of an effort to reintroduce the iconic bird to southern Minnesota.

Six young loons transplanted from northern Minnesota lakes have been released from Fish Lake, near Elysian, so far this year, said James Paruk, a senior scientist with the Maine-based Biodiversity Research Institute. A few more will be released later this month, bringing the total for the year to between six and nine.

Read the full story here.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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