Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Georgia
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Georgia Project

Assessing Actively Poached Galax Populations to Inform Restoration and Law Enforcement

August 2019 - December 2021


Participating Agencies

  • Piedmont-South Atlantic Cooperative Ecosystems Studu Unit
  • Piedmont-South Atlantic Cooperative Systems

This project is a partnership with the National Parks Service, the Appalachian Highlands Monitoring Network, as well as the University of Georgia and USGS. This research will support decisions on galax management within the Blue Ridge Parkway, including law enforcement activity and identifying further research needs to assess the status of galax in the park.