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Last Updated: 4/2/2014

New Mexico Wildlife Species Information


Database of New Mexico wildlife species including species of concern. Use the "database query" option to define county species lists.


  White-eared Hummingbird

White-eared Hummingbird

(Photo M. L. Watson)

  sand dune lizard
Sand Dune Lizard
  Bighorn Ram

Wildlife Notes

Educational pages on various New Mexico wildlife species.


Threatened and Endangered Species

Species information including recovery plans
and biennial reviews.


Mexican Wolf Program

Documents, information,
and useful links.


Species Plans & Projects

Amphibians and Reptiles






Bighorn Sheep Biology and Management

Information regarding bighorn sheep population status, hunting, and the
New Mexico management program.



Observation Forms


Invasive Species & Diseases

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Invasive Aquatic Species
Help keep New Mexico's lakes free of invasive species such as quagga and zebra mussels.


Disease Information

Information on Chronic Wasting Disease and Whirling Disease


New Mexico Wildlife License Plate

Wildlife License Plate


Click here to support wildlife by ordering the New Mexico Wildlife License Plate.


Habitat Information

Habitat Handbook

Guidelines for minimizing impacts of specific land use practices on wildlife and wildlife habitats.


Habitat Stamp Program

The New Mexico Habitat Stamp Program (HSP) is a joint venture between sportspersons and the agencies that manage wildlife and their habitat.


Galisteo Basin Energy Development

Wildlife Fact Sheet


Critical Mass Presentation

Solutions for reconnecting wildlife and habitats across highways


Valle Vidal Protection....

View the successful petition to nominate the Valle Vidal for Outstanding National Resource Waters.


Roadless Areas

New Mexico's plan to protect its pristine roadless areas [PDF]


Wildlife Management Areas


Edward Sargent Wildlife Area Edward Sargent Wildlife Area


Share with Wildlife

Share with Wildlife is a non-profit program, supported exclusively by donations. Its mission is to assist all New Mexico wildlife in need, no matter what species.


Other Projects

Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy - The blueprint for conserving New Mexico's biodiversity.


Funding Conservation for New Mexico - A study to investigate sustainable alternative funding measures to protect New Mexico's unique landscapes, open spaces, recreation areas and wildlife habitats.


Oil and Gas Development - Guidelines for conserving wildlife habitat while developing oil and gas resources.


Wildlife Damage Management

Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management