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Butterfly_512x219National Wildlife Refuges work closely with other researchers, Universities and science-based organizations interested in supporting the agency’s wildlife conservation mission.

The refuge works closely with other researchers, Universities and science-based organizations interested in supporting the agency's wildlife conservation mission.

The following are some of the research projects conducted on Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge.

  • USGS, Sonoran Desert Research Station, Population Status and Monitoring of Amphibians in Arizona
  • San Diego State University, Species delimitation and natural history of microendemic harvestmen (Sitalcina borregoensis) from Californian desert oasis
  • Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum, Monitoring of vegetation since the 2009 Elkhorn wildfire in Brown Canyon and lateral canyons
  • University of Arizona, University and museum professionals from across the U.S. will join to study moth diversity in Brown Canyon
  • Southwest Monarch Study Group, Disease testing, tagging and releasing of monarch butterflies at the Arivaca Cienega
  • USGS, Examining long-term effects of drought and fire on vegetation using high resolution satellite phenometrics
 

For more information on this research or to receive a copy, please contact the refuge.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2012
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