The Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch of the National Audubon Society

Our Mission

The mission of The Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch of the National Audubon Society is to formulate, test, and demonstrate methods to rehabilitate and safeguard the bioregion, and provide assistance to citizens and policy-makers in the protection and stewardship of our native ecosystems, natural resources and quality of life.

Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch (AWRR)
About Us

Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch (AWRR)

Since 1968 the Research Ranch has been an ecological field station, established by the Appleton family and now managed by Audubon.

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Conservation
Our Conservation Work

Conservation

Erosion control, eradication of non-native invasive species, replanting of native grasses, and reestablishment of fire are just a few of the ongoing processes at the Research Ranch.

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Research
Research

Research

Non-disruptive ecological research forms the backbone of the science program at the Research Ranch.

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Library

Library

Visit our library to access scientific publications, reports and general information about the American Southwest and the Research Ranch in particular.

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