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WNPA-funded Research

Western National Parks Association wants the public to know the history, issues, and solutions that come from the research that we support with grants. That’s why we provide engaging stories about what scientists are discovering at the more than 70 national parks that we partner with.

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Ground-Penetrating Radar Survey of Compound A at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Ecology of Round-tailed Squirrels at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Attitudes Toward and Options About A Louisiana Black Bear Recovery in and Around Big Thicket National Preserve Big Thicket National Preserve
Climate Change-Mediated Expansion of Utah Juniper Across the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area: Implications for Bighorn Sheep Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Aquatic Microinvertebrate Inventory and Assessment of Springs and Seeps within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Documenting Domestic Landscapes at Crow Stone Circle Sites in Bighorn Canyon, Southern Montana and Northern Wyoming Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Determining Butterfly Responses to Management Practices in Bandelier National Monument Bandelier National Monument
Timber Procurement Dynamics at the Descendant Chacoan Cultural Center of Aztec Ruins Aztec Ruins National Monument
Analysis of Pershable Artifacts from Four Stabilization Excavation Projects at West Ruin and East Ruin Aztec Ruins National Monument
Decoding Chacoan Ceramics from Aztec Ruins Aztec Ruins National Monument
Analysis of Perishable Artifacts from 1984 Excavations at West Ruin, Aztec Ruins National Monument Aztec Ruins National Monument
Basketry, Textiles, and Ceramics from Aztec’s West Ruin What Have We Learned About Ancient Craft Production Aztec Ruins National Monument
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