NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Southwestern Rivers
Project Title: Fence Management to Improve Connectivity and Habitat Quality in the Pecos Grassland Focal Area (NM)
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Project ID:

Modify, remove, and install at least 40 miles of fence on 27 Wildlife Management Areas spread across the Pecos Grassland Focal Area. Project will increase grassland connectivity, improve grazing and range management practices, improve habitat quality and bolster populations of Chestnut-collared longspur, Sprague’s pipit, pronghorn and other grassland wildlife.

Award Amount:
Work will occur on Wildlife Management Areas managed by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish in Chaves, DeBaca, Lea, and Roosevelt Counties, New Mexico. See attached map for specific locations.