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 and supported by Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Monitoring avian productivity and survivorship  
  • Duck carrying capacity and habitat assessment study 
  • Alligator snapping turtle community structure in wild populations versus introduced sites 
  • Diet overlap of snapping turtle with other species  
  • Effects of a three-year moratorium on alligator snapping turtle harvest 
  • Long-term local and regional changes in alligator snapping turtle population structure 

To learn more about these research projects, please contact the refuge.