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USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center: Science & News

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center produces a quarterly newsletter. Each newsletter includes center news, upcoming events, awards, key products and publications. If you are interested in receiving our newsletter, please contact

Past Patuxent Science & News:


Winter - Top Story: The Bird Banding Laboratory welcomes three new students to digitize legacy data


Summer - Top Story: Long-term Study of World's Southernmost Breeding Mammal, the Weddell Seal 

Spring - Top Story: Optimizing Salt Marsh Management at Northeastern National Wildlife Refuges Through Use of Structured Decision Making

Winter - Top Story: Need Sustainable campsite management in protected areas: A study of long-term ecological changes on campsites in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota


Fall - Top story: Bioacoustic Monitoring of Wildlife

Summer - Top story: Air pollution and bees: Is pollination being disrupted?

Spring - Top story: Offshore Wind and Wildlife: The Long and Winding Road

Winter - Top story: Genetic Barcoding for Conservation


Fall - Top story: Anticoagulant RodenticidesA Not So Perfect Pied Piper

Summer - Top story: Patuxent's Whooping Crane Program: 50 Years of Accomplishments

Spring - Top story: Chandler S. Robbins - 1918-2017

Winter - Top stories: Closing Down NAAMP - a tough decision & Amphibian Research on the Patuxent Research Refuge


Fall - Top story: Patuxent’s New Senior Scientist - Congratulations, Andy!

Summer - Top story: Fifty Years and Counting for Bird Conservation: BBS Highlights and New Research

Spring - Top story: State of the Birds Report (2016)

Winter - Top stories: Science Strategy Planning Meeting & The January 2016 Blizzard at Patuxent