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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

Jul 1, 2018

BRI Loon Research Featured in Wyoming Wildlife Magazine

by Christina Schmidt Shorma

Disconnected from their closest western kin by hundreds of miles and declining in numbers, Wyoming's loons are the rarest breeding bird in the state. Game and Fish wants to make sure they don't disappear for good.

At some point around Sept. 11, 2014, loon No. 1048-00611 decided it was time. She spent the summer in northwest Wyoming, but with fall approaching, she lifted off Wolf Lake and began her migration south to the ocean for winter.

View the full article with photos here.

Photo Credits: Yellow Warbler © Ken Archer.
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