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New Mexico Forest and
Watershed Restoration
Institute (NMFWRI)

New Mexico Highlands University
Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Telephone: (505) 426-2080
Fax: (505) 426-2192

About Us

The New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute:

  • Provides state-of-the-art information about forest and watershed restoration to the public, federal and state agencies, tribes, and private landowners in New Mexico.
  • Collaborates with citizen stakeholders, academic institutions, NGOs, and professional natural resources managers to establish a consensus concerning prescriptions and monitoring protocols for use in the restoration of forests and watersheds in an ecologically, socially, and economically sound manner.
  • Promotes ecological restoration and forest management efforts in ways that:
    • Keep New Mexican homes and property safe from wildfire.
    • Lead to a more efficient recharge of Mew Mexican watersheds
    • Provide local communities with employment and educational opportunities.

Mission: The New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute provides technical assistance and practical knowledge in forest and woodland restoration to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire and restore healthy and sustainable forested ecosystems and restoration-based economies.

Vision:  The New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute will be widely recognized as a vital source of technical assistance and a key region-wide innovator and collaborator on the biophysical, socio-cultural, and economic dimensions of watershed restoration. 

For more information contact:
Dr. Kent Reid
Director
(505) 426-2145
email

Related Legislation and Documents

File PDF document SOUTHWEST FOREST HEALTH AND WILDFIRE PREVENTION ACT OF 2004
SOUTHWEST FOREST HEALTH AND WILDFIRE PREVENTION ACT OF 2004, Public Law 108–317 108th Congress
File PDF document New Mexico Forest Restoration Principles
New Mexico Forest Restoration Principles : These principles were collaboratively developed by a team of dedicated professionals representing industry, conservation organizations, land management agencies, and independent scientists.
File PDF document The New Mexico Forest and Watershed Health Plan
The New Mexico Forest and Watershed Health Plan: An Integrated Collaborative Approach to Ecological Restoration
File PDF document Final Town Hall Report: Looking To the Future: A Town Hall on New Mexico’s Watersheds and Forests
Final Town Hall Report Looking To the Future: A Town Hall on New Mexico’s Watersheds and Forests (2005)
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