Natural resource experts are currently working on several projects to locate, document, and study plants and animals in the Monument. Motion sensor camera help document species in the Monument such as bears and mountain lions. Researched captured and implanted radio transmitters into snakes and Gila monsters in order to track their activities and learn more about their ranges and habitats. The cameras and transmitters also allow researchers to study behavior and monitor the health of each individual. Natural Resource managers can asses the environmental health of the Monument by monitoring and studying the plant and animal species that occupy it.
Learn about different natural resource management projects below.
Natural Resource Management
Last updated: January 4, 2018