Mission of the Wind River Ranch Foundation
- To conserve wild landscapes in northern New Mexico through ecological restoration, research, and education.
Goals of the Wind River Ranch Foundation
- To provide a refugia for native species and natural systems on the Wind River Ranch, and to restore health to those systems that have been damaged in the past. This refugia lies along the Central Flyway.
- To engage in scientific programs that make a meaningful contribution to the conservation of biodiversity, ecosystem-function, ecological restoration, and landscape permeability in the southwestern U.S.
- To develop careers of young conservation biologists through undergraduate and graduate education, particularly students from groups which are under-represented in the fields of the Natural Sciences.
- To develop and enhance environmental science curricula by working with school-children and teachers in northern New Mexico.
- To develop cooperation among landowners, agencies, NGOs, tribes and local governments so that strategies beneficial to conservation and management can be coordinated across a broader area.
- To provide artistic programs that incorporate nature into the educational experience.
- To hold think-tank sessions about key conservation issues.