Science & Research

A scientist sits among boulders recording the characteristics of a clump of grass.
A scientist studies a plot of Guadalupe fescue, a rare and highly endangered grass species

Debra Manley

Scientists collect data at Big Bend to answer their own research questions. Park managers use research to make science-based decisions about park resources. The public gets a better understanding of the diverse and complex natural world of a spectacular national park.



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