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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

Mar 22, 2016

Down East Magazine Features BRI's Loon Work in Maine

Where the Loons Call
By Virginia M. Wright

Just after sundown on a warm evening in mid-July, a small convoy of cars slides from the stream of traffic on Route 302 in Windham and threads through a quiet residential neighborhood to the western shore of Little Sebago Lake. The dirt road is damp from the day's hard rain, and even though the sky is clearing, the yards and porches of the lakeside camps are deserted. The boat launch is likewise empty when we pull into the parking area. There are five of us, and we've come here to capture loons.

Read the article here.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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