BLM New Mexico COVID-19 Information Update

The President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce, and those interacting with us, requires all Federal employees, contractors, and others in Federal buildings and on Federal lands to wear masks, maintain physical distance, and adhere to other public health measures identified in the CDC guidelines. Mask up and help BLM continue to ensure continuity of service, meet the mission and serve our communities. Do your part to ensure continuity of government services and put COVID-19 behind us.

The latest information on changes to facilities and services in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) is available here.

View the alert: BLM New Mexico COVID-19 Information Update
The El Malpais National Conservation Area.

Albuquerque District Office

The BLM Albuquerque District Office oversees both the Rio Puerco and Socorro Field Offices.  The District encompasses about 2.5 million acres of public lands and 9.6 million acres of Federal mineral estate.  In managing these lands and mineral resources, the BLM is guided by the principles of multiple use and sustained yield and a recognized need to protect and enhance the natural and human environment.


Mark Matthews

District Manager (acting)


Rio Puerco Field Office

100 Sun Avenue, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-761-8700
Fax: 505-761-8911

Socorro Field Office

901 South Highway 85
Socorro, NM 87801-4168
Phone: 575-835-0412
Fax: 575-835-0223