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Yaqui longfin dace/W. RadkeNational 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 recent research projects conducted on the San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.

  • High Bee Diversity and Preliminary Evidence for Regional Endemism for a Limited Area in the Chihuahuan Desert of North America.  Robert L. Minckley; University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, and Jose Arturo Romero; Centro de Ecologia, UNAM, Hermosillo, Sonora.
  • Kinosternon sonoriense Presence/Absence Determination on San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge; Justin D. Congdon, PhD; San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
  • Relationship between U.S.-Mexico border operations and total suspended sediment in headwaters of the Rio Yaqui.  Stephani Clark, University of Arizona. 
  • Relative Abundance and Diversity of Velvet Ants on San Bernardino and Leslie Canyon National Wildlife Refuges, by William R. Radke, San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge; and Dr. Donald G. Manley, Clemson University.
  • Wildlife Use of Riparian Corridors on San Bernardino and Leslie Canyon National Wildlife Refuge.  William Radke, San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Water Quality Determination at 10 Sites on San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge and Slaughter Ranch.  Refuge Staff, San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge Complex, and Region-2 Division of Water Resources, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Río Yaqui Fish Population Monitoring.  Refuge Staff, San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.

To learn more about this research or to receive a copy, please contact the refuge.

Page Photo Credits — Yaqui longfin dace/W. Radke
Last Updated: Feb 19, 2013
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