The Mount Graham red squirrel (MGRS) is an endangered subspecies found only on the Pinaleño (Graham) Mountains of southeastern Arizona. They were believed to be extinct in the 1960's, but were "rediscovered" in the 1970's. The squirrel was added to the Federal endangered species list in June 1987 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

MGRS Project

The Conservation Research Laboratory is associated with numerous research projects, including: Mt. Graham & the Sky Islands; Invasive Species; Fire, Insects & Forest Management; Climate Change; Ecology and Behavior; and other Species of Concern. The conservation projects page has details on these projects and the people involved.

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