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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The New Mexico Wildlife Heritage Act (SB312) will be heard in the NM Senate Conservation Committee next Tuesday morning, February 23rd. Please take a moment to voice your support for this important bill. SB312 (Steinborn, Small) would be a huge step towards bringing wildlife management into the…
The New Mexico Legislature is currently in session. Here are some bills that we are tracking closely. Wildlife Heritage Act (SB312--Steinborn, Small):
In this important new article, SWEC executive director Kevin Bixby explains how the current system of wildlife management in the U.S., by being overly focused on serving hunters and anglers, is failing to meet the challenge of protecting species and ecosystems in the face of global extinction…
If you missed this webinar hosted by SWEC executive director Kevin Bixby, don't worry. Here is a link to the video. We highly recommend watching this expansive, informative and inspiring conversation with three highly experienced and insightful panelists.