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 Valle De Oro National Wildlife Refuge, please call:
For injured wildlife, please contact a qualified wildlife rehabilitation facility near you.
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To date, 431 acres of
land along the Rio Grande have been protected for the new wildlife refuge,
including significant water rights to address restoration of the Middle Rio
Grande. The urban jewel will eventually encompass 570 acres, a place for
people to get outside and truly enjoy nature within their own community.