We work with a variety of partners and other agencies, communities, tribal governments, conservation groups, businesses interests, landowners and concerned citizens to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, and their habitat. The Region is home to more than:
- 47 National Wildlife Refuges
- 8 National Fish Hatcheries
- 1 Fish Health Center
- 4 Fishery Resources Offices
- 7 Ecological Services Field Offices
- 19 Law Enforcement Offices
- 5 Border Inspection Stations.
The region also employs 900 dedicated professionals. They are the ones who make our conservation work possible. The Southwest’s beautiful and diverse landscape provides habitat for a wide variety of remarkable native plant and animal species. In Arizona, wildlife adapts to exist in environments ranging from scorching lowland deserts to scenic mountain peaks.
New Mexico’s breathtaking vistas intertwine with ancient cultural landscapes, accommodating many species sacred to Native Americans. From the gulf coast beaches to the plains of the panhandle, Texas boasts 13 National Wildlife Refuges and is home to a wide variety of special species including: whooping cranes; the Attwater’s prairie chicken; and the Bone Cave harvestman.
Oklahoma’s expansive landscapes lay claim to species that represent the historic character of the West; prairie dogs, elk and bison still roam the plains - many making their homes on one of the state’s nine National Wildlife Refuges.
REMINDER: This listing is a free service of LandCAN.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Southwest Region is not employed by or affiliated with the Land Conservation Assistance Network, and the Network does not certify or guarantee their services. The reader must perform their own due diligence and use their own judgment in the selection of any professional.
Contact U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Southwest Region
500 Gold Avenue SW
P.O. Box 1306
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 Phone:
Statewide service provider in:
- New Mexico