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Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology

vertebrate specimen
The NMSU Wildlife Museum, housed in Knox Hall, has over 6,000 vertebrate specimens
unique ecosystem
Our research programs use traditional and emerging methods to study the unique ecosystems of New Mexico and the arid Southwest
New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
We are the home of the New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, the Wildlife Society, and the American Fisheries Society
We sponsor student chapters of the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, the Wildlife Society, and the American Fisheries Society
career preparation
The department's undergraduate program prepares you for a career in conservation and management of fish, wildlife, and their habitats
Graduate Program
The department offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Science degree

Bienvenidos!

Welcome to the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology. We apply traditional and emerging scientific methods to understand the ecology of fish and wildlife and use this knowledge for conservation and management. We strive for excellence in research, teaching and outreach with our efforts focused on the diverse ecosystems of the American Southwest and northern Mexico. Please explore our academic programs and the research that our professors and students are conducting in the field and laboratory.


Chipmunk Research by Dr. Jennifer Frey, Grad Assistant Ian Taylor-Perkins a Plus for Public Education Program


100 Year Old Mexican Wolf Pelt Donated to Wildlife Museum, per Curator Dr. Jennifer Frey


FWCE Grad Student Michael Canton in SAFE USDA Fellowship Program

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Michael Canton


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Contact

Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology
2980 South Espina, Knox Hall 132
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 4901
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003
Phone: 575-646-1544
Fax: 575-646-1281
Email: FWCE@nmsu.edu