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photo of Black River Recreation Area

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Carlsbad Field Office Mission Statement: Our mission is to protect and improve the natural resources of Southeastern New Mexico while providing for economic growth through responsible management practices.

Carlsbad Field Office Vision Statement: Building the future, by investing in our public lands. "A community where we care about clean air, clean water, and leaving the landscape better than we found it."

 BLM Releases: Delaware River Water Pumping Environmental Assessment. For comments and/or questions. Please contact Johnny Chopp: or Aaron Stockton:

DCP Midstream Lea County Lateral Pipleine Project Environmental Assessment

Scoping/Public Outreach Workshops on Alpha Crude Connector Right of Way Project

Permian Basin Programmatic Agreement

BLM Releases: Ochoa Mine Project Record of Decision 


2012 Secretarial Order for Co-Development of Oil & Gas and Potash Resources in Southeast New Mexico 

Planning / NEPA

Oil and Gas

Attention: The following reports are outdated due to migration to a new system. Please check back soon for updated reports.

30 Day Posting Period Report: OutDated-Notice of Staking (NOS) and Application for Permit to Drill (APD) Filed on Federal Leases.

Approved APD's: OutDated-This report lists all APD's approved sorted by Operator and Wells

White-Nose Syndrome in Bats

Photo of Little Brown Bat with White-Nose Syndrome

BLM-NM Caves and Mines with Significant Bat Resources are Closed Due to White-nose Syndrome in Bats.

Click here for more information on white-nose syndrome in bats.  

 map highlighting Carlsbad Field Office

Recreation Sites

 Black River Recreation Area
 Guadalupe Backcountry Byway
 Hackberry Lake OHV Area
 La Cueva Non-Motorized Trail System
 Pecos River Corridor Recreation Area


Carlsbad Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
620 E. Greene St.
Carlsbad, NM 88220

(575) 234-5972
(575) 885-9264 FAX 


Hobbs Field Station  
414 West Taylor
Hobbs, NM 88240
(575) 393-3612 
(575) 393-4280 FAX