New Mexico Habitat Stamp Program. Helping Wildlife Where it Counts . . . Where Wildlife Lives. Orientation to Citizen Advisors 1-11. What is the Habitat Stamp Program?. A management process authorized under the federal Sikes Act A funding mechanism for on-ground habitat work
Helping Wildlife Where it Counts . . .Where Wildlife Lives
Orientation to Citizen Advisors 1-11
Who-- HSP cooperators are
What-- to provide ecologically diverse wildlife and fish habitats
Where-- on USFS and BLM managed lands,
How-- by involving the public in an effective, cost efficient, honest, and cooperative management process
Why-- for enjoyment and useby the current and future generations of New Mexicans.
research/census live-trapping & transplantation
law enforcement regulated taking
habitat management access to public land (limited)
Vegetation 683,000 ac.
Riparian 11,000 ac.
Year around Seek public participation
Sept 1-Jan 31 Agencies design projects
Jan 31 Project proposals due
Jan - Mar Inter-agency meetings
Apr - May Citizen Advisors’ meetings
Jun 1 Agency reports due
Jun SGC approval of projects/budget
Jul-Sep Funds allocated
Jul 1 Project-work begins
July 2010 the State Game Commission extended the HSP for another decade (to 2021)
For planning purposes a “landscape” can be any clearly defined geographic area.
atparticipatory & activist levels.