Army engineers partner for 25 years with federal biologists to study duck nesting ecology in Alaska
Students check a nesting box for common goldeneye ducks in a tree at the Chena River Lakes Flood Control Project in North Pole, Alaska. Since 1997, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has collaborated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District, who has provided funding to support four graduate students and over 40 undergraduate students attending universities and colleges in the U.S., Germany and Japan in a program tracking the birds in the Fairbanks area. (Courtesy photo provided by Riley Porter)

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