Research and Collection of Resources
If you're interested in doing research at White Sands National Monument, you must first apply for a permit online through the US National Park Service Research Permit and Reporting System.
Once you've submitted your application, we will then review it and notify you of our decision (approve, disapprove, or need more information).
For more information:
David Bustos, Chief of Resource Management
Did You Know?
Unlike most other birds, which have three front toes and one back toe, the roadrunner has two front and two back toes, allowing it to run down its prey. Look for its distinct X-shaped tracks on the white sands.