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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.



Biodiversity Grants Program

Fiscal Year 2005–2006

Title: A List of the Insects of New York
Principal Investigators: Sam Adams (The Olive Natural History Society Inc.) and Timothy McCabe (New York State Museum)

Title: Application of Inventory Data for Developing a Comprehensive Wildlife Monitoring Plan for New York
Principal Investigator: Milo Richmond (New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit)

Title: Audubon Enhancement of the New York Dragonfly and Damselfly Survey
Principal Investigators: Richard Haley (Audubon New York) and Andrew Mackie (Audubon New York)

Title: Biodiversity of Freshwater Algae in New York Rivers: An Ecological and Biogeographic Assessment
Principal Investigator: John D. Wehr (Louis Calder Center — Biological Station, Fordham University)

Title: Bog Turtles in the Prairie Peninsula/Lake Plain Recovery Unit of New York State
Principal Investigator: Peter Rosenbaum (SUNY Oswego)

Title: Development of a Field Guide to the Common Mosses of New York State
Principal Investigators: Robin Kimmerer (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry) and Donald J. Leopold (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry)

Title: Development of Interactive Keys of New York State’s Woody Plants with Professional and Educational Applications
Principal Investigators: Gerry Moore (Brooklyn Botanic Garden), Steve Glenn (Brooklyn Botanic Garden), and Jinshuang Ma (Brooklyn Botanic Garden)

Title: Distribution, Abundance, and Ecology of Round-leaved Orchids in New York State
Principal Investigator: Donald Leopold (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry)

Title: Effects of Amphibian Predation on Forest Floor Biodiversity and Decomposition
Principal Investigator: Richard Wyman (Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve Inc.)

Title: Evaluation of Invasive Plant Impacts on Larval Amphibian Performance and Diversity
Principal Investigator: Bernd Blossey (Cornell University)

Title: Field Guide to the Land Snails of New York State Proposal
Principal Investigator: Ken Hotopp (Appalachian Conservation Biology)

Title: Habitat Management for Conservation of Inland Barrens Buck Moth in the Albany Pine Bush
Principal Investigators: Dylan Parry (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry) and Neil A. Gifford (The Nature Conservancy — Albany Pine Bush Preserve)

Title: IBA conservation: Developing Outreach Products and Establishing a Monitoring Framework for New York State
Principal Investigators: Jillian Liner (Audubon New York) and Michael Burger (Audubon New York)

Title: Impacts of Invasive Wetland Plants on New York State’s Amphibians
Principal Investigators: James Gibbs (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry) and Nancy Karraker (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry)

Title: Northeastern Mosses, A Graphic Guide
Principal Investigator: Jerry Jenkins (White Creek Field School)

Title: The Amphibians and Reptiles of New York State: A Natural History and Conservation Guide
Principal Investigator: Peter Prescott (Oxford University Press)

Title: The Effect of Anthropogenic Barriers on the Population Genetic Structure of Timber Rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus)
Principal Investigator: Harry Greene (Cornell University)

Title: The Effects of Acid and Mercury Deposition on Forest-breeding Terrestrial Bird Diversity in New York
Principal Investigators: Kenneth Rosenberg (Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology) and Ralph Hames (Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology)

Title: Updating the Rare Moss List for New York State: Ecological Community and Species-centered Approaches
Principal Investigators: Natalie Cleavitt (Cornell University), Nancy Slack (Russell Sage College), and Susan Williams (Independent bryophyte consultant)

Title: Vouchered Floras of Underreported Counties of New York State
Principal Investigator: Donna Vogler (SUNY College at Oneonta)

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