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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

Oct 7, 2015

National Park Service Profiles Critical Connections Program, a Partnership with BRI

Critical Connections: Studying Migratory Birds

Many national parks exist to protect wildlife - but how do you protect animals like migratory birds that leave a park for six months or more? First, you must understand where they go.

In 2015, as part of a multi-year project, a research crew visited nesting territories along the Denali Park Road to capture and tag thrushes with lightweight geolocators.

These are very small data-loggers that will allow us to identify migration routes, stopover areas, and wintering grounds of tagged birds.

Read the full article here.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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