We Can Help Photo by Chas Isenhart

We Can Help

We know that every decision by every landowner is a personal one, driven by unique experiences and circumstances. Understanding those decisions can only be appreciated through personal conversations. We’re here to help you put your playa to work in a way that meets your operational goals while providing water for you and future generations as well as habitat for wildlife.

  • We will listen to your concerns.
    We tour your playa, listen to your concerns and discuss your operational and habitat goals.
  • We will help you weigh options against goals.
    We explain various management and conservation options and discuss how they fit with your goals.
  • We will provide recommendations.
    Based on your goals, we provide recommendations for programs or management changes.

Meet Our Team


Christopher Rustay Conservation Delivery Manager

Eastern New Mexico


Jena Nierman Wildlife Biologist

Chaves, Curry, De Baca, Eddy, Lea, and Roosevelt Counties

You can also visit your local USDA Service Center to learn about available playa restoration and conservation programs. Find your county office.

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