Biodiversity Research Institute (Gorham, ME)


  • Name:Dr. Nina Schoch
  • Title:Coordinator, BRI's Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Biodiversity Research Institute
  • Address:19 Flaggy Meadow Rd.
    Gorham, ME 04038
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:207-839-7600
  • Main fax:207-887-7164

Organization Web

User Address

  • Address:BRI's Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation
    PO Box 195
    Ray Brook, NY 12977

User Phone

  • Home phone:518-891-6965

User Email


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  • Mission:
  • The mission of Biodiversity Research Institute is to assess emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems through collaborative research, and to use scientific findings to advance environmental awareness and inform decision makers.

    BRI’s Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation is dedicated to improving the
    overall health of the environment, especially air and water quality, through collaborative research and outreach focusing on the natural history of the common loon and conservation issues affecting loon populations and their aquatic habitats.

  • Overview:
  • Biodiversity Research Institute is a nonprofit ecological research group, dedicated to progressive environmental study and education that furthers global sustainability and conservation policies.

  • History:
  • Founded in 1998, Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit conservation organization headquartered in Gorham, Maine, USA. BRI's staff and volunteers study how ecological stressors, including heavy metals, petroleum pollution, deployment of alternative energy sources and emerging wildlife diseases, impact living systems around the world. BRI-s broad-based programs include fieldwork in arctic, temperate, and tropical regions. BRI provides rigorously collected scientific data to decision-makers at home and abroad for the effective management of natural resources. BRI is a leading conservation organization in the United States with active interests locally, regionally, and internationally.

  • Year established:1998
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:8
  • Advisory board size:9
  • Staff size:39


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • Tax ID:01-0515381

IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:010515381
  • Organization Name:BIODIVERSITY
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:% DAVID C EVERS
  • Organization Address:276 CANCO RD
  • Organization City:PORTLAND
  • Organization State:ME
  • Organization Zip:04103-4351
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):8, 1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Scientific Organization, Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:April, 1999
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:April, 2016
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:April
  • NTEE Code:C056
  • Asset Amount:$1,083,658
  • Asset Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • Income Amount:$4,872,170
  • Income Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$4,864,981
  • Last Updated:2/25/2018 5:48:31 am

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