Lake 13 fish survey/Aaron Mize

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 recent research projects conducted on Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge:

• Studies of waterfowl, bald eagle, and western burrowing owl surveys.
• Studies of prescribed burn vegetation transect data results.
• Studies of seasonal, weekly deer surveys started in 2009.
• Studies of black-tailed prairie dog colony monitoring started in 2011.

Learn more about the refuge's surveys.  For additional information or to receive a copy, contact the refuge at or call (575) 375-2331.