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BCR 141: Merlin Tuttle, Bat Conservation

Dr. Merlin D. Tuttle is an ecologist, wildlife photographer, and conservationist who has studied bats and championed their preservation for more than 55 years and continues as the founder of the Merlin Tuttle’s Bat Conservation.

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BCR 140: Helen Hays, Great Gull Island 50th

Celebration of Helen Hays 50th Anniversary of Great Gull Island; a tern research colony she has directed since 1969 for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

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BCR 139: Catherine Hamilton, Bird Artist & Naturalist

Catherine Hamilton, Bird Artist & Naturalist is our third guest in a continued featured series called “Women In Conservation” talks with BCR Host, Mardi Dickinson about her evolution as a bird artist, inspiration, favorite subject matters, field sketching prowess, and her dedication to supporting bird conservation efforts.

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BCR 138: Jamaica Bay Shorebird Festival 2018

Mardi Dickinson, BCR Host, reports LIVE from the 13th Annual Jamaica Bay Shorebird Festival that is held at the Gateway National Recreation Area unit of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge within the U.S. National Park Service; talks with many people that flock here to witness the spectacular yearly occurrence of the fall shorebird migration.

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BCR 137: Bernd Heinrich, Preeminent Naturalist, Author and Scientist

Bernd Heinrich is a Naturalist, Biologist and Writer Joins BCR host Mardi Dickinson to talk about his lastest book, A Naturalist at Large; and the back-story about the early influences on his interest in science and natural history.

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Juliana Barrett is with the University of Connecticut Sea Grant College Program and the Department of Extension. Her work focuses on climate change adaptation and coastal habitat management working with Connecticut’s municipalities, NGO’s and state and federal partners.

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