Conservation groups ask NM Game Commission to oppose cougar-trapping proposal

For Immediate Release, May 1, 2015 Contacts: Mary Katherine Ray, (575) 772­-5655, mkrscrim@gmail.com; Phil Carter, (505) 967­-5297, phil@apnm.org; Michael Robinson, (575) 313­7017, michaelr@biologicaldiversity.org; Kevin Bixby, (575) 649­-7260, kevin@wildmesquite.org; Judy Paulsen, (505) 899­-3245, jpaulsen@projectcoyote.org SILVER CITY, N.M.— Eight conservation organizations in the TrapFree New

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WHAT WE’RE FIGHTING FORThe Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club, founded in 1963, is a volunteer-led organization representing more than 7,000 members in New Mexico and West Texas. Our mission to is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet.