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New Mexico

Provides selected New Mexico resources from agencies and organizations with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

Spotlights

  • New Mexico Noxious Weed List [PDF | 264 KB]

  • New Rules to Battle Aquatic Invasive Species Now in Effect

    • Jul 2017
    • New Mexico Game & Fish.

    • New rules to combat the spread of aquatic invasive species in New Mexico went into effect July 11, 2017. Changes include:

      • Watercraft owners are required to stop at an inspection station whenever one is set up and in operation.
      • Mandatory inspection and, if necessary, decontamination is required of all out-of-state registered watercraft or watercraft re-entering the state of New Mexico.
      • All boaters are required to "pull the plug" and completely drain watercraft when transporting on a New Mexico roadway.

State Specific Threats

Selected Resources

The section below contains highly relevant resources for this location, organized by source.

State and Local Government
  • Forest Health

    • New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department. State Forestry Division.

  • Invasive Species and Diseases

    • New Mexico Game & Fish.

  • Noxious Weed Information

    • New Mexico Department of Agriculture.

    • New Mexico Department of Agriculture coordinates weed management among local, state, and federal land managers as well as private land owners.

  • Vegetation Management

    • New Mexico Department of Transportation.

    • Vegetation control is necessary to slow and/or prevent the spread of noxious weeds. Federal and State Executive orders require the Department to take steps to prevent the spread of invasive or noxious plants.

Academic
  • Brush and Weed Information in New Mexico

    • New Mexico State University.

  • Plant Diagnostic Clinic

    • New Mexico State University. Cooperative Extension Service.

    • The Plant Diagnostic Clinic is designed to provide plant diagnostic services for the state of New Mexico. The clinic also facilitates insect and weed identification through referrals to other specialists.

Professional