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, illegal collecting, dumping of trash, illegal operation of all-terrain vehicles, trespassing and more. Refuge law enforcement officers assist Department Home Land Security agents with national security, smuggling, and illegal immigration issues.
To report a violation on the Leslie Canyon National Wildlife Refuge:
For injured wildlife, please contact a qualified wildlife rehabilitation facility near you.
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Because of extreme drought coniditions, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made the decision during the summer of 2010 to collect as many Chiricahua leopard frog tadpoles as possible from the refuge’s Leslie Creek. As a result, for the first time in many years, the endangered leopard frog is once again living in the wilds of the Chiricahua Mountains.