October 7, 2021

Working together to protect the Hornshell mussel

On a hot summer day in August, I had the privilege of joining the CEHMM biologists when they partnered with Miami University, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to survey for Texas Hornshell mussels in the Black more

JUNE 3, 2021

CEHMM and Candidate Conservation Agreements

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a proposed rule to list the lesser prairie chicken under the Endangered Species Act. A 12-month fact-finding process is currently underway. If the chicken is listed as endangered next year in New Mexico, this could result in a series of rules, which would be highly prohibitive to industry operators and ranchers. ... read more



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SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

All in a Day's Work

CEHMM, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, works through cooperative conservation, education, job creation, and research to find solutions to matters affecting human health and the environment. Currently, CEHMM has 23 team members. This past summer, we hired a full-time intern, and we are currently seeking two more full-time team members, with plans to hire additional interns in the coming months.. ... read more

MARCH 2021

CEHMM Programs Make a Difference

In November 2011, I moved to Carlsbad, N.M., for a Wildlife Biologist position with CEHMM, a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation that has created a wide range of programs that work toward issues that affect both human health and the environment. These projects serve the community, the region, and the state through conservation, education, job creation, and research leading to solutions for environmental and technical challenges. Initially, my husband and I thought Carlsbad would be a one- or two-year more

AUGUST 16, 2021

Custom-made seed mixes help revitalize landscapes

Neil Young wrote lyrics that read, “Home, home on the range,” a place where “the skies are not cloudy all day.”  While this song wasn’t necessarily written for New Mexico, it certainly comes to mind when I see grassy lands where “the deer and the antelope play.”  In the past few years, New Mexico experienced a long season of drought, making it difficult for ranchers and farmers, and impacted grazing lands and wildlife across the state... read more

MARCH 2021

CEHMM Participates in Career Day

Recently, CEHMM participated in the Alamogordo High School Career Day. We provided students with reusable bags and pens. CEHMM provided a PowerPoint video that the students watched instead of an in-person presentation because of COVID-19 restrictions. The educators reported, "our kids really enjoyed the virtual format."

If you would like a copy of our presentation for your school or would like CEHMM to participate in your career fair, please contact:
Karla - | 575.361.3275