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 2004–2005
Title: State Lands Assessment Phase III: State Forest & Forest Preserve Lands
Principal Investigators: NY Natural Heritage Program and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
Title: A Multi-scale Analysis of Grassland Bird Habitat Relations in the St. Lawrence River Valley – Year 2
Principal Investigator: Christopher Norment, SUNY College at Brockport.
Title: Spatial Distribution and Habitat Preferences of Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal) in New York State
Principal Investigator: Donald J. Leopold, SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry.
Title: Lepidoptera Biodiversity of a Jack Pine Barrens
Principal Investigator: Timothy McCabe, New York State Museum.
Title: Environmental Education Regarding Shrubland Restoration and Golden-Winged Warblers in Sterling State Forest
Principal Investigator: John L. Confer, Ithaca College.
Title: Natural Science Collections: Toward a Distributed Research Tool
Principal Investigators: Karen Kajiwara, Natural Science Collections Alliance and Clifford Siegfried, New York State Museum.
Title: Southern Shawangunk Mountains Ecological Community Mapping – Year 2
Principal Investigators: Tim Howard, Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership.
Title: A List of Insects of New York
Principal Investigator: Morton S. Adams, Olive Natural Heritage Society, Inc.
Title: Karner Blue Butterfly Conservation in Glacial Lake Albany
Principal Investigator: Timothy H. Tear, The Nature Conservancy.
Title: Loon Migration: Linking People and the Environment
Principal Investigators: Valerie Trudeau, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks.
Title: Establishing a Grassland Bird Monitoring Protocol for New York
Principal Investigators: Michael F. Burger, Audubon New York.
Title: Biodiversity of Freshwater Algae in New York Rivers: An Ecological and Biogeographic Assessment
Principal Investigators: John D. Wehr, Fordham University.
Title: Land Snails of Talus Communities and an Update of Land Snail Distributions for NYS: Year 2
Principal Investigators: Ken Hotopp, Appalachian Conservation Biology.