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Fish and Wildlife

Natural resource management involves wildlife (game and other), fish, and an understanding of conservation ecology. New Mexico Agricultural Experiment Station scientists and affiliated faculty conduct research on the ecology of a variety of wildlife found in New Mexico and surrounding areas.

Title Principal Investigator Funding Source
Information on USDA-funded projects may be found by using the assisted search option on the USDA Current Research Information System (CRIS).
Biogeography and Biodiversity: Populations in Patchy and Fragmented Landscapes Mark Andersen Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Large Mammal Monitoring for the Southwest Jemez Mountains Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project James Cain USDA Forest Service Valles Caldera Trust
Desert Bighorn Lamb Mortality and Monitoring in Southwestern New Mexico James Cain NM Department of Game and Fish
Estimation of Black Bear Abundance and Densities in New Mexico Using Non-Invasive Genetic Analysis James Cain, Gary Roemer, William Gould NM Department of Game and Fish
Determining Limiting Factors of Pecos Bluntnose Shiner in the Farmlands Reach of the Pecos River Colleen Caldwell US Geological Survey
Restoration of Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout to the Mescalero Apache Reservation, New Mexico Colleen Caldwell Mescalero Apache Tribe
Conservation Ecology of Aquatic Systems in Water-Stressed Regions David Cowley Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Population and community Structure of Grassland and Shrub-Adapted Avifauna of the Chihuahuan Desert and Great Plains Ecoregions Martha Desmond Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Preserving Connectivity among Protected Lands across the Border Region of the American Southwest Gary Roemer Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations
Big Game Ungulate Studies on Tribal and Private Lands in New Mexico Raul Valdez Federal (Hatch) and State Appropriations

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