Meeting the Emerging Environmental and Conservation Science Needs for New Mexico
NMRipMap Version 2.0+ is now available! The New Mexico Riparian Habitat Map (NMRipMap) Version 2.0 Plus provides a comprehensive, fine-scale spatial view of the composition, cover, and structure of riparian and wetland vegetation along New Mexico’s perennial streams and rivers. View and download the map here along with the New Mexico Riparian Corridor Map and the NMRipMap User Guide.
The ERT is an interactive tool for conservation planning and New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) review of important resources for wildlife and habitats. Photo: Canada Geese in a hidden wetland (aerial) by Mark Watson
Based on a collaboration between Natural Heritage New Mexico and the National Wildlife Federation, the goal of the Riparian Conservation Opportunity Areas project is to maintain and enhance connectivity in the Upper Rio Grande for wildlife populations, especially in the face of climate change. Photo by NHNM
The NMRipMap provides a comprehensive, fine-scale spatial view of the composition, cover, and structure of riparian vegetation along New Mexico's streams and rivers to serve habitat management, restoration planning, non-native species management, identifying refugia, and more. Photo by NHNM