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San Andres National Wildlife Refuge
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By Mail To Our Physical Address:

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
San Andres NWR
5686 Santa Gertrudis Dr.
Las Cruces, NM 88012
National Wildlife Refuge System postcard. Credit: USFWS
National Wildlife Refuge System postcard. Credit: USFWS
  By Phone/Fax:
Office: (575) 382-5047
Fax #: (575) 382-5454
   
  By email:
lorie_hardin@fws.gov
San Andres National Wildlife Refuge Office Location
The Refuge office is located 10 miles east from the I-25 and Highway 70 intersection (Exit 6) in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The office is located on the north side of Highway 70. The Refuge itself, is another 15 miles northeast of the office. There is no public access on the Refuge due to its location within the secure, military weapons testing facility of White Sands Missile Range.


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The primary hours of operation for the staff office building is 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 7:30 am to 3:30 pm on Fridays. The office is closed
on weekends and federal Holidays. Due to our small staff, it is recommended that
you call prior to arriving to assure that someone is available to provide assistance.
Delicate darling-Cyphomeris gypsophiloides. Photo taken by M. Weisenberger, Refuge Wildlife Biologist
Delicate darling-Cyphomeris gypsophiloides. Photo Credit: M. Weisenberger, USFWS
San Andres National Wildlife Refuge was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy with a 2008 Federal Energy and Water Management Award. The Refuge was honored for their efficient use of wind and water natural resources. The Refuge is an area leader in hybrid solar photovoltaic and wind energy systems.
Refuge headquarter's complex location sign. Photo taken by K. Cobble, Refuge Manager
Refuge headquarter's complex sign. Photo Credit: K. Cobble, USFWS
Office wind generator turbine blades spinning in the wind. View of the Organ Mountains behind. Photo taken by C. Bartram, Engineering Equipment Operator
Office wind generator. Photo Credit: C. Bartram, USFWS
Custom sign at office entrance door. Photo taken by L. Hardin, Refuge Office Assistant
Custom sign at office entrance. Photo Credit: L. Hardin, USFWS
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Last updated: January 9, 2014
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