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 the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge:

  • Northern Aplomado Falcon Recovery Project (The Peregrine Fund)
  • Linking Whooping Crane Behavior, Environmental Drivers, and Territory Plasticity (Sam Houston State University) 
  • Whooping Crane Trapping and Tracking Project (a collaboration of USGS, USFWS, Canadian Wildlife Service, The Crane Trust, Platte River Recovery Implementation Program and supporting partners)

For a copy of this research or for more information, please contact the refuge

Additional Information:
Whooping Crane Recovery Report (2012-2013)