A voice for wildlife and wild places since 1992

Our vision is a world where all wild animals have a right to flourish, regardless of their utility to humans. Our mission is to protect wildlife and their habitats in the Southwest through grassroots advocacy, education and on-the-ground restoration projects.

Trump IS building his wall


Border Wall Construction Well Underway Contrary to reports in some national media sources (e.g. CNN, Washington Post, etc.) the Trump administration is building new walls along the U.S./Mexican border.

Speak up against trapping in NM


The NM Department of Game and Fish is still accepting public comments on its proposed changes to trapping regulations   Here is what the Department has proposed:

Call of Life: Facing the Mass Extinction


Call of Life: Facing the Mass Extinction Film Screening and Panel Discussion The Southwest Environmental Center and NMSU Art Museum will host a screening of the film

Join us on an all day tour of Otero Mesa!

Otero Mesa under threat from oil and gas
Back by Noon: Threats to our Desert Grassland This Saturday, November 9th, we hope you can join us on an all day trip to our last desert grassland, Otero Mesa. This outing is free and open to the public. Registration is required and space is limited, please sign up in advance here.