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.

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Only one week left to buy your chance to win this car and help protect wildlife in the Southwest! Your opportunity to win a brand new 2021 Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid in the Southwest Environmental Center’s 2021 Prius Raffle is coming Saturday,

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We are looking for a part-time Membership Coordinator. This is an ideal job if you are highly organized, attentive to detail, able to work independently, outgoing and passionate about saving wildlife. See details below. Job Description: Membership Assistant REPORTS TO:     Executive Director

Wolves Remain at Risk as Hunters and Their State-Level Allies Call the Shots

Alpha Female Gray Wolf, credit Dennis Fast
Reform of state wildlife management to give nonhunters more power is needed to ensure long-term protection for wolves. By Kevin Bixby [This article originally appeared on TRUTHOUT, April 10, 2021] In case you missed it, in February, hunters killed more than 200 wolves in Wisconsin in three days…

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Dale wins the Prius in 2020
Meet some of our past Prius winners While we await the 2021 Prius drawing on April 24th, take a look at those lucky winners from years past! Want to see your name on this list? Get a ticket and a chance to win a brand new 2021 Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid while supporting wildlife and their…

Victory! NM Passes Roxy's Law by Narrowest Margin Possible

Last night the New Mexico House of Representatives passed SB32 Roxy’s Law to restrict the use of leghold traps, snares and poisons on public lands. This is a huge win for wildlife and for public land users! The Southwest Environmental Center and our partners in TrapFree NM have been working for…