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WSU student on Refuge monitoring shorebird nests






Several local universities and their students assist the Refuge performing valuable biological surveys, monitoring and research.

  • Weber State University

    WSU student monitoring American Avocets on Refuge (small)

    Dr. John Cavitt and students from the Avian Ecology Lab at Weber State University have been helping to monitor nest success of several species including American avocets, black-necked stilts, and snowy plovers.  For more information, check out our Shorebird Monitoring page, or you can go to WSU's Avian Ecology Lab website.

  • Utah State University

    Grad Student Christine Rohal spraying Phragmites plot on Refuge (small)

    Phragmities treatment and research is being conducted by Dr. Karin Ketterning and students from the Utah State University. For more information on the techniques used and research being done on this project, check out our Phragmites Control page or the USU's Phragmites project website.

Last Updated: Dec 05, 2012
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