Science

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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 and monitoring projects conducted on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge:

  • Occupancy monitoring of Lesser long-nosed bat maternity colony at Bluebird Mine
  • Human Effects on Sonoran Pronghorn
  • Non-invasive genetics of Sonoran Pronghorn
  • Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Lion use of developed water resources
  • Cactus Feruginous Pygmy Owl Presence
  • Annual Nightjar Survey
  • NativeVegetation Plot Monitoring
  • Bighorn Sheep Population Monitoring