New Mexico Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool

New Mexico Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool Online Map

Improving Conservation Using High-Tech Maps

New Mexican’s now have a powerful new mapping tool that locates important wildlife habitat throughout New Mexico. Recent advances in science and technology allow map users to view key areas for animals and plants through the online map at See press release below.

Natural Heritage New Mexico Wins 2013 NatureServe Network Award for Conservation Impact

Natural Heritage New Mexico (NHNM) received the 2013 Conservation Impact Award recently at the NatureServe network's annual Biodiversity Without Boundaries conference in Baltimore. The award honors recent accomplishments by NHNM, a division of the University of New Mexico's Museum of Southwestern Biology and the UNM Department of Biology.

NM Rapid Assessment Methodology - Biotics Metrics Training

On June 20, 2013, the NHNM ecology team presented a one-day workshop focused on the biotic metrics that are included in the NMRAM. The goal of the workshop was to familiarize participants with the included metrics, and to introduce beginning botanists to plant identification terminology, concepts, and skills such as graminoid identification, recognizing common northern New Mexican riparian species, and how to collect specimens for identification in the office.