For Educators

Elk cow and calf-photo by refuge remote camera/USFWS

Environmental education is vital to the success of the National Wildlife Refuge System and its wildlife conservation mission.

The value of educating young people about the environment is beyond measure and is a priority of the refuge.  Wildlife conservation and nature depend upon the education of future generations.  Because children learn about the environment by interacting with it, environmental instruction with hands-on experiences are available for children of all ages.

Such experiences play a crucial role in shaping lifelong attitudes toward wildlife and nature. The Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge is committed to creating such educational experiences through environmental education programs that include on-site activities, outreach programs and classroom experiences for students.

For information about environmental education programs, please call the Visitor Services Manager at (505) 864-4021 or email