Local Resources

Conservation – Local


Conservation – National / International

  • Mountain Lion Foundation – A national nonprofit organization protecting mountain lions and their habitat.  PO Box 1896, Sacramento, CA 95812  Phone: 916-442 2666 info@mountainlion.org. The New Mexico State Page is here.
  • Felidae Fund – Advancement in the Conservation of the World’s 37 Felidae Species and their Habitats.  Phone: (415) 354-5655 info@felidaefund.org.  Felidae Fund has a San Francisco Bay Area Puma Project.
  • Panthera – Panthera is the only organization in the world devoted exclusively to the conservation of the world’s wild cats. Our team of leading biologists and law enforcement experts develop innovative strategies to address the dire threats facing cheetahs, jaguars, leopards, lions, pumas, snow leopards, and tigers.
  • Sierra Club – Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization — with more than two million members and supporters.  The local Sierra Club chapter is at 2215 Lead Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106  Phone: (505) 243-7767


Animal Sanctuaries – primarily predators

  • Wildcat Sanctuary – N Main St, Sandstone, MN 55072 Phone: (320) 245-6871
  • Big Cat Rescue – Big Cat Rescue is the largest accredited sanctuary in the country dedicated entirely to abused and abandoned big cats.
    12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL 33625 Phone: (813) 920-4130
  • Wild Spirit Wolf Rescue – HC 61 Box 28, Ramah, NM 87321    Tel: 505-775-3304    Fax: 505-775-3824   info@wildspiritwolfsanctuary.org
  • Wildlife West – WILDLIFE WEST NATURE PARK, 87 North Frontage Road, Edgewood, NM 87015 Phone: (877) 981-9453  Fax – (505) 281-7170 info@wildlifewest.org