The Mesilla Valley Audubon Society (MVAS) is a chapter of the National Audubon Society. MVAS is a conservation and natural history organization based in southern New Mexico. Our objectives are to promote appreciation and conservation of birds, other wildlife, and their habitats through environmental education, issue advocacy and natural history experiences.

Come and travel through our web site and learn all about us.

For an overview of all events, programs and field trips, browse our blog.

We hope that you will seriously consider becoming a member. On our membership page you’ll find more information about joining and other special benefits you receive with your membership.

Find out about our monthly field trips. We offer half day, full day and multi-day field trips for all levels of birders, beginner through expert. Please join us on our next field trip.

Throughout the year we host monthly programs on birds, wildlife and other conservation and environmental subjects.  Monthly membership meetings and programs are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Southwest Environmental Center at 275 N. Downtown Mall.  Meetings begin at 7:00pm with programs starting immediately after.  If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Montoya at (575)526-1320.

Our Education area highlights the ongoing mission of environmental education for children and adults.

We also list recent area bird sightings and feature birding hot spots.

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Our chapter newsletter, Roadrunner Ramblings, is published quarterly. Recent copies are available on the Newsletters link above.  You can also enjoy our newsletter as a full-color PDF via email.  Contact Judy Wilbur at or (512) 560-4717.

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