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    View Draft Compatibility Determinations

    Rio Mora National Wildlife is offering Compatibility Determinations for public review and comment through August 26, 2019. View files below.

    Rio Mora Draft Compatibility Determinations

  • Seeking Public Input

    The Refuge is offering an Environmental Assessment for public review and comment.

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Public Comment Period for Rio Mora Refuge

Refuge Draft Documents For Public Review and Comment

Red-tailed hawk in flight with moon in the background / © Bennette Jenkins, USFWS

Seeking Public Input on Compatibility Determinations for Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area. Compatibility determinations are documents written, signed and dated by the refuge manager and the regional chief of refuges that signify whether proposed or existing uses of national wildlife refuges are compatible with their establishing purposes and the mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Comments collected during this period will be reviewed and incorporated to the extent practicable. The Compatibility Determinations are provided to the public for review at Las Vegas West and East Post Offices, Las Vegas Carnegie Public Library, Las Vegas Refuge's Visitor Center and on line at https://www.fws.gov/refuge/rio_mora/. The public is encouraged to provide input by writing to: Visitors Services Manager, Northern New Mexico National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Rt 1, Box 399, Las Vegas, NM 87701; or by e-mail address to: debbie_pike@fws.gov. *Please put “Public Input - EA” in the subject line of the email. Comments will be accepted until August 26, 2019. All the Draft documents are linked below. The Refuge thanks you for your interest and support.

Rio Mora Refuge' Draft CD Documents
Refuge' Environmental Assessment (EA) For Public Review

Seeking Public Input

Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge is offering an Environmental Assessment for public review and comment. Comments collected during this period will be reviewed and incorporated to the extent practicable.

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