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​Minera Frisco, aware of the importance of biodiversity conservation, carries out activities aimed at the protection of flora and fauna, as the rescue and relocation of species, operation of nurseries for the production of native species and reforestation.​

Environmental Management Unit for the conservation of wildlife (UMA – Unidad de Manejo Ambiental)

Minera Frisco has the Environmental Management Unit "Reserve San Francisco del Oro" for the conservation of wildlife, which has an area of 150 hectares and houses, among other species, the wildcat, jaguar, puma, peacock, deer, ostrich, lamb, quail, coquena, squirrel and duck.​

This UMA is divided into several sections, among which are:​

  • Exhibition and species management
  • Conservation  
  • Release​

In addition to contributing to the conservation of wildlife, the environmental management unit favors the preservation of flora. At the same time, promotes tourism in the region as they are conducted guided tours where visitors receive basic information on the habitat of each species, their diet and needs for maintenance, thus promoting a greater awareness of biodiversity and the importance of preserving it.


In the area of the hill of Altamira, Aguascalientes, place where lives and reproduces the Real Eagle, has an ongoing program of monitoring and protection of this species.

It works in coordination with environmental authorities to carry out activities aimed at protecting the area, including the installation of signposts in order to orient visitors about the importance of conserving the area and provide recommendations to prevent the impact to this area.


It is currently pending registration of Environmental Management Unit for Palo Fierro (Olneya tesota) in San Felipe, B.C. This species is found in the risk category called "subject to special protection" according to Mexican standards.

As part of this project is to allocate an area of approximately 50 hectares for nursery production, rescue and conservation of Palo Fierro, thus contributing to the survival of this species.​