The Big Hatchet Mountains Conservation Opportunity Area (COA) encompasses 8,042 ha (19,872 ac) 100 km (62 mi) southeast of Lordsburg. Almost all of the COA is managed by the BLM (82%) with a sizable portion managed by the SLO (18%). It contains one TNC conservation area (Hatches and Alamo Hueco Mountains); 81% of its lands are protected. Landcover includes eight native vegetation habitats. The largest portion is Madrean Montane Lowland Evergreen Woodland (47%), but Chihuahuan Desert Scrub (14.4%) and Chihuahuan Semi-Desert Grassland (23%) are also prevalent. This COA contains no perennial aquatic habitat.


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