Bureau of Reclamation and Audubon New Mexico survey and monitor dry river channel along Rio Grande. Photo: Paul Tashjian

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

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
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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.
Water is Life
Conservation

Water is Life

In the arid West, we are all connected by rivers; they are the lifeblood of our land, our economy, and our way of life.

Having Your Voice Heard Through NEPA
Conservation

Having Your Voice Heard Through NEPA

Protecting the Gila: New Mexico's Last Free-Flowing River

Thank You, Audubon Family!
Conservation

Thank You, Audubon Family!

Audubon New Mexico would like to express our deepest gratitude for our Audubon family.

Building Bridges to Connect People to their “Water” Roots
Conservation

Building Bridges to Connect People to their “Water” Roots

An Audubon Chapter’s quest to preserve the Gila River: New Mexico’s Last Free-flowing River

Home is a Healthy River for Southwestern Willow Flycatchers
Conservation

Home is a Healthy River for Southwestern Willow Flycatchers

The Southwestern Willow Flycatcher is breeding at numerous sites in all three of Audubon’s Important Bird Areas on the Gila River in New Mexico.

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