photo of Black River Recreation Area

In the Spotlight

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 CFO Announcement: Lands with Wilderness Characteristics Public Workshops on July 8th at Carlsbad and July 9th at Artesia"

Public Notice-DCP Midstream Proposed Gas Pipeline. Expires July 31, 2014

Public Notice-Julio 3D Seismic Exploration. Expires July 22, 2014

Permian Basin Programmatic Agreement

BLM Releases the 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Attention: The following reports are outdated due to migration to a new system.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30 Day Posting Period Report: OutDated-Notice of Staking (NOS) and Application for Permit to Drill (APD) Filed on Federal Leases.

Approved APD's: OutDated-This report lists all APD's approved sorted by Operator and Wells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