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Science_512x219National Wildlife Refuges work 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 Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Monitoring movement and home ranges of ocelots on Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, USFWS
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of different management treatments on seedling success of Tamaulipan thornscrub species, University of Texas, Brownsville
  • Evaluating the different management strategies for restoring and maintaining coastal prairie habitat, University of Texas, Brownsville
  • Monitor status and population of Aplomado falcons on the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, The Peregrine Fund
  • Peregrine falcon migration studies at South Padre Island, The Peregrine Fund
  • Kemp's Ridley sea turtle research and monitoring, Sea Turtle, Inc. 

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

Page Photo Credits — Tracking ocelots / USFWS
Last Updated: Mar 07, 2013
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