Mission

The Center for Natural History Collections at New Mexico State University will:

  • Preserve
  • Protect
  • Enhance
  • Build, and
  • Document the natural history collections at New Mexico State University
  • Mission Results

    The accomplishment of the components of this mission will result in:

    • Enhanced collection-based research abilities in the natural sciences
    • Enhanced storage and maintenance of voucher specimens for ongoing and past research
    • Enhanced diagnostic and identification services for other researchers and the general public
    • Enhanced teaching in the natural sciences
    • Enhanced outreach to public schools, private schools, home schoolers, and the general public