“Birds: Spiritual Messengers of the Skies”

Birds are cherished among many cultures worldwide.

Collections from the New Mexico Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Audubon in New Mexico

Audubon’s mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity. Our goal is to be the expert in bird and wildlife conservation and nature education in New Mexico with a strong and sustainably-funded network throughout the state to influence conservation outcomes.

Restoring New Mexico’s Ribbon of Life - the Rio Grande
Conservation

Restoring New Mexico’s Ribbon of Life - the Rio Grande

Ensuring the West’s historic and cultural living treasure doesn’t dry up.

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Audubon's Conservation Ranching Program
Conservation

Conservation Ranching Program

Audubon has developed a new market-based approach to restore and enhance imperiled grasslands throughout the American West for the benefit of grassland birds, ranching families and the communities that depend on them.

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Colibrís, Picaflores (Spanish), Hummingbirds in New Mexico
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Colibrís, Picaflores (Spanish), Hummingbirds in New Mexico

It’s that time of year in New Mexico. Flashes of vibrant colors dart through our blue skies.

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Important Bird Areas
Important Bird Areas

Important Bird Areas

Audubon New Mexico’s efforts focus on the importance of protecting key habitats. Where birds thrive, people prosper!

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Birds of New Mexico
Birds

Birds of New Mexico

With 542 species in New Mexico, you're sure to find more than a few new birds to add to your list!

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Our State's Birds

Recent News

Freshwater Conservation
Conservation

Freshwater Conservation

The flow of our freshwater work charges up for another year of unprecedented milestones.

What would New Mexico be like without water?
Conservation

What would New Mexico be like without water?

In the arid West, water is the lifeblood of our land, our economy, and our way of life. We must protect and conserve the water we have today to ensure we have water tomorrow.

 Audubon New Mexico Further Commits to Strengthen Freshwater Conservation Priorities in New Mexico by Hiring Paul Tashjian as New Freshwater Associate Director
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Audubon New Mexico Further Commits to Strengthen Freshwater Conservation Priorities in New Mexico by Hiring Paul Tashjian as New Freshwater Associate Director

— Tashjian adds to our growing freshwater conservation expertise and brings local water resource experience to our efforts to preserve the state’s treasured natural river ecosystems for both people and birds.
New Mexicans speak up for the river
Conservation

New Mexicans speak up for the river

Audubon has accomplished years of conservation wins through dedicated grassroots advocacy, and as we wind down for the holidays, we are looking ahead to the 2018 and how we will protect our southwestern rivers

118th Audubon New Mexico's Christmas Bird Count
Birding New Mexico

Audubon New Mexico's Christmas Bird Count

Get ready, it starts on Dec 14th! Find out where to join a count near you!

Grass-fed beef is for the birds
Conservation

Grass-fed beef is for the birds

Central New Mexico Audubon Society talks to us about Audubon's new and innovative Conservation Ranching Program

Audubon New Mexico Partners with Ranney Ranch to Launch Innovative Conservation Ranching Program to Restore Imperiled Grasslands.
Conservation

Audubon New Mexico Partners with Ranney Ranch to Launch Innovative Conservation Ranching Program to Restore Imperiled Grasslands.

— Audubon’s Conservation Ranching Program will result in widespread habitat enhancement in North America’s most imperiled ecosystem, grasslands.
Audubon New Mexico partners with the Gila River Children's Water Festival
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Audubon New Mexico partner with the Gila River Children's Water Festival

Audubon New Mexico recently partnered with the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance and the City of Deming’s High School Youth Leadership at the annual Gila River Children’s Water Festival to increase environmental education delivery by making our state’s rich biodiversity accessible for 5th graders from Deming Public Schools.

Bishop Cantú:  A moral perspective on the Gila River diversion plan
Conservation

A moral perspective on the Gila River diversion plan

— It’s amazing how nature has the ability to nourish and replenish the human soul. Indeed nature takes care of us, if we take care of it.

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