Field Notes
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Field Notes Entry   
McAllen U.S. Border Patrol Sector
Southwest Region, February 27, 2007
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Corpus Christi Ecological Services Field Office -Alamo Sub-office along with the National Wildlife Refuge South Texas Complex (NWR) personnel met with the McAllen U.S. Border Patrol Sector on February 27 to discuss the need for Border Patrol to conduct road maintenance, mow grass along the roads, and trim tree limbs causing damage to their trucks on existing roads on and off the Refuge.  The Alamo ES Sub-office and Refuge has previously coordinated with three additional Border Patrol offices on the same issues.  The Border Patrol is utilizing The National Guard to conduct the work.  The Service in this area has and continues to work closely with the U.S. Border Patrol to minimize impacts on habitat both on and off the NWR lands.

Contact Info: Martin Valdez, 505-248-6599, martin_valdez@fws.gov
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