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… Read more >
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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… Read more >
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… Read more >
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… Read more >
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… Read more >
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… Read more >
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.
THE LATEST ACTIONS, OUTINGS, & EVENTS | Get Involved Today Hop on board with Global Warming ExpressActivism, deadlock define legislative sessionSpring 2017 OutingsThings you can do right nowLet’s return the Mexican wolf to Texas! WHAT WE’RE FIGHTING FOR | How You Can… Read more >
Over the next several weeks we’ll be providing a short one hour, lunchtime, telephone briefings on our priority legislation. The first will take place Wednesday March 1st from noon to 1pm. Michael Dax of Defenders of Wildlife and Mary Katherine Ray of… Read more >