The National Wildlife Refuge System is committed to building partnerships which encourage conservation and preservation of our natural and cultural resources.

Partnerships with the Refuge System bring innovative approaches to solving land management issues in the most protective manner. Scientifically-informed and technologically-based stewardship of our public lands, water, wildlife and special places must be a collaborative effort between the Refuge System, private landowners and organizations, and other government agencies if conservation efforts are to succeed.

The San Andres National Wildlife Refuge works with many partners, including the following. They play a very important role in helping the refuge accomplish its wildlife management and conservation mission.

Department of Defense/United States Army, White Sands Missile Range
National Park Service, White Sands National Monument
Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park
Leasburg Dam State Park
International Boundary and Water Commission