Science

Mottled duck with transmitter

National 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 Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge:

  • Participate in national, regional and local banding studies of migratory waterfowl and other migratory birds, including ongoing banding studies of mottled ducks and snow geese¬†
  • Studies of all six species of North American rails
  • Aerial surveys of wintering and migrating waterfowl (September through March)¬†
  • Periodic spring and fall shorebird surveys in various representative wetlands habitats

For more information on this research, please contact the refuge at 409-267-3337.