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A research problem is not solved by an apparatus; it is solved in a man's head.

— Charles F. Kettering

Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge uses research and monitoring data to assist in management decisions. Since waterfowl are an integral part of the refuge, most surveys and monitoring techniques are directed at understanding the current status of these migrants and the habitat on the refuge. Learn more about the specific programs that take place on the refuge by following the links to the left.