Fish and Aquatic Conservation
Conserving the Nature of America in the Southwest Region
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The Southwestern Region bridges the diverse lands, waters, and people of Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. Complex organisms inhabiting regional waters are culturally and economically significant to the American public. The range of aquatic habitats and species is extensive and requires specialized management by a dedicated team of biologists and supporting workforce.


Youth Hiring

Each year the Southwest Fisheries program hires local youth to participate in paid summer programs. View the video from our AZFWCO office below and visit our Education & Outreach page to learn more about this exciting program.


Program Contact

Stewart Jacks
Assistant Regional Director - Fisheries
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Southwest Region
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone (505) 248-6620
Fax (505) 248-6854

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Last updated: June 30, 2021