ON JUNE 30, 2009, THE BRI PROGRAM OFFICE WILL BE CLOSING DOWN TEMPORARILY. THE ACTING DIRECTOR OF BRI AND THE BRI EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ARE WORKING TO REINSTATE STAFF AND WE HOPE TO BEGIN PROGRAM ACTIVITIES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. WE DO NOT ANTICIPATE ANY CHANGES TO THE UPCOMING FALL 2009 BRI BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION LECTURE SERIES OR TO THE 2010 NORTHEAST NATURAL HISTORY CONFERENCE, SO PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY.
Fiscal Year 2001–2002
Title: Enhancing Public Appreciation for Biodiversity in New York State
Principal Investigators: Gary S. Kleppel, George Robinson, and Thomas Birkland, University at Albany.
Title: Harvesting for Biodiversity—A Research and Public Education Campaign
Principal Investigator: Michael Burger, Audubon New York.
Title: Random Sample System for Assessing Forest Health on NYS Forest Lands
Principal Investigators: Paul D. Manion and Donald J. Leopold, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and Michael Birmingham, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Title: Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership—Hemlock Wooly Adelgid Research and Education Initiatives (From Research to Implementation)
Principal Investigator: Stephanie Gifford, The Nature Conservancy.
Title: Survey of Insects, Particularly Macrolepidoptera, of Sterling Forest
Principal Investigator: Timothy L. McCabe, New York State Museum.