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

New Mexico Project

Determining condition and productivity of desert bighorn sheep on the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

July 2008 - December 2012


Participating Agencies

  • Science Support Partnerships

Research objectives are to determine the relationships between maternal body condition and lamb survival and the influence of forage conditions and precipitation on the survival of adult ewes and lambs.

Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Overstreet, M.W. 2014. Body condition and survival of desert bighorn sheep in relation to habitat and precipitation on the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University. 69 pp. February 2014