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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.



Program Initiatives

ADVISE ON BIODIVERSITY ISSUES AND INITIATIVES

IDENTIFY PRIORITY NEEDS FOR BIODIVERSITY AND RESEARCH INVENTORY

SERVE AS A CLEARINGHOUSE OF BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION

CONTRIBUTE TO NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM RESEARCH AND COLLECTIONS

  • Support the Cataloguing and Facilitate Access to the Biological Collections for Collections-based Research
  • Conduct Independent and Collaborative Research

SUPPORT NETWORKS OF COLLABORATING SCIENTISTS

  • Biodiversity Grants Program
  • Northeast Natural History Conference - The next Natural History Conference will be held in April of 2008 at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, NY. The conference will focus on the varied aspects of natural history in the Northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, particularly biology, anthropology, and geology. This conference is unique because it addresses a broad scope of topics, appealing to researchers with many divergent interests. The program includes a keynote speaker, paper and poster sessions, an illustrator’s gallery, book market and a banquet. BRI staff will be the primary organizers of the Natural History Conference X. Further information can be found by going to the Northeast Natural History Conference Web Site

FORM PARTNERSHIPS TO ADDRESS BIODIVERSITY ISSUES

EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON BIODIVERSITY AND PROMOTE SERVICES OFFERED BY BRI

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