Science

Great horned owl preying on a field mouse/Powell

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 Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

          Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Program: Continent-wide 
            Demographic Monitoring, in conjunction with the Institute for Bird Populations.
     •     New Mexico Mourning Dove Banding, in conjunction with New Mexico Department
            of Game and Fish.

To learn more about the research and management priorities of the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, please contact the refuge.