Federal law enforcement officers ensure the safety of the public and the protection of natural resources. They address illegal activities, including poaching, taking of endangered species, dumping of trash, illegal operation of all-terrain vehicles, trespassing and more. To report a violation on Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, please call 911 and contact the refuge office at (575)-835-1828.
Refuge Rules and Regulations can be found under our Rules and Regulations section or Hunting and Fishing sections.
If there is a situation please note the following:
Either call 911 or contact the refuge office at (575)-835-1828.
For injured wildlife, please contact a qualified wildlife rehabilitation facility near you.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Law Enforcement
Digest of Federal Resource Laws
New Mexico Game and Fish
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Sandhill cranes move among
several areas throughout the day to feed, rest, and socialize. Social behavior
includes at least ten different types of calls, various threatening postures,
and elaborate dances for everything from joy to courtship.