Law Enforcement

Rattlesnake / Jude Smith, USFWS

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service maintain a law enforcement presence on all national wildlife refuges.

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 Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge:

  • Monday through Friday (7:30am to 4 pm), please call 806-674-6369. 
  • After hours or on weekends, please call 806-674-6369.  

For injured wildlife, please contact a qualified wildlife rehabilitation facility near you.

Some Helpful Links:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Law Enforcement
Digest of Federal Resource Laws
Texas Parks and Wildlife