Joshua Tree National Park is facing a number of complex and challenging issues that threaten the integrity of it's natural ecosystems, cultural resources, and visitor experiences. To meet their stewardship responsibilities, park managers need to better understand the following science issues.
In addition to the use of science as a means to improve park management, parks can be centers for broad scientific research and inquiry. The National Park Service facilitates research in parks when it can be done without impairing other park values.
Graduate Student Research Program
Applications for the Robert Lee Graduate Student Research Grant will be accepted until May 2, 2013. Awards will be announced on June 7, 2013. To learn more about the grant program click here
Did You Know?
Joshua Tree National Park has over 550,000 acres of wilderness, offering visitors opportunities to explore where few others have ventured. More...