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Mission of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service:

Working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Featured News Items


1/5/17: Web Status of Two Protected Southern New Mexico Plants Improves - Includes proposal to remove Gypsum wild-buckwheat from Endangered Species Act
12/5/16: Web Final Biological and Conference Opinion for Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Non-Federal Water Management and Maintenance Activities on the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico
8/9/16: Web Last Remaining Native Mussel in New Mexico Proposed for Protection
Under the Endangered Species Act
7/21/16: Web Sign up for the Jemez Mountains Salamander Training Workshop, August 17-18, 2016
6/7/16: Web Final critical habitat designated for the Zuni bluehead sucker
3/15/16: Web Final critical habitat designated for the New Mexico meadow jumping mouse
3/15/16: PDF 124 KB Service Announces Initial Findings on 29 Endangered Species Act Petitions
3/15/16: PDF 93 KB Supplement: Arizona and New Mexico Species Considered Under U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Petition Findings

Our Vision

We work to protect endangered and threatened species, migratory birds, freshwater fish and wildlife habitats in New Mexico. We also work with many other private and public partners to preserve and protect living resources of the New Mexico ecosystems.

Biological Opinions

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2016 0252 Santa Fe National Forest Upper Cebolla Fence Project Reinitiation 2.1 MB
2016 0287 NM Interstate Stream Commission's Habitat Restoration at five sites near RM 116 to RM 99 1.03 MB
2016 0383 Reclamation's RGSM Habitat Restoration Project on Sandia Pueblo 1.2 MB
2016 0440 Sacramento Grazing Allotment 666 KB
2016 0474 Chihuahua Chub Habitat Improvements in the Mimbres River 229 KB
2015 0103 Bureau of Reclamation's Delta Channel Maintenance Project 14 MB
2015 0363 Corps authorization to AMAFCA for earthwork in NDC Embayment 1.2 MB
2015 0734 Bureau of Reclamation's Rio Grande Water Operations Agreement 1.1 MB
2014 0064 Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine Energy Project 2.9 MB
2014 0064 Corrections to the Four Comers Power Plant and Navajo Mine Biological Opinion - Erratum 44 KB


Tent Rock Mountains.
Photo by Joel Lusk.

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