By Mary Katherine Ray, Rio Grande Chapter Wildlife Chair Bills to prohibit trapping on public land, end killing contests, reform the Game Commission and more did not pass the New Mexico Legislature in a session distracted by other issues and
From Denise Fort, Rio Grande Chapter Energy & Climate Change Chair On November 29th the Santa Fe County Commission unanimously passed a resolution directing the staff to support efforts to end trapping on federal lands within the County and additionally to
Update: The commission voted unanimously in favor of the resolution! Thanks to everyone who wrote their commissioners and/or attended the meeting. The Santa Fe County Commission will be meeting on Tues, Nov. 29, to consider a resolution directing county staff
Trapping wildlife is a relic of a time when species were extirpated to supply fashion across the world. It is long past time for the state to ban trapping.
By Mary Katherine Ray, Rio Grande Chapter Wildlife Chair Trapping season officially opened on November 1, but trappers usually are most active from December through February. That is when animal pelts are the thickest and most lucrative for sale. And
SILVER CITY, N.M.— Eight conservation organizations in the TrapFree New Mexico coalition sent a letter on May 1 urging state game commissioners to reject the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s proposed cougar-trapping season. The coalition letter highlights the
For Immediate Release, May 1, 2015 Contacts: Mary Katherine Ray, (575) 772-5655, firstname.lastname@example.org; Phil Carter, (505) 967-5297, email@example.com; Michael Robinson, (575) 3137017, firstname.lastname@example.org; Kevin Bixby, (575) 649-7260, email@example.com; Judy Paulsen, (505) 899-3245, firstname.lastname@example.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.
Sierra Club members made a huge impact at the legislative session! We got a few bills passed and stopped many bad bills. This is a legislature wrap-up.