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
Urge Santa Fe County to help stop cruel trapping
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
Three things you can do to stop trapping
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.
Trapping season is here – take care
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
Groups ask Game Commission to oppose cougar-trapping
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
Conservation groups ask NM Game Commission to oppose cougar-trapping proposal
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
Executive Committee candidate statements
Candidate biographies for the Rio Grande Sierra Club Chapter elections – statewide and regional groups. The ballot was included in your October/November/December newsletter. El Paso Group ballots will be mailed separately, but they can vote for chapter ExcComm candidates using the ballot in the newsletter.
Sierra Club wrap-up of NM legislative session 2022
If New Mexico’s 30-day legislative session ended at noon today with what felt like a series of big news and crashes and burns, that’s in part because lawmakers introduced and New Mexicans fought for some of the strongest and most transformational climate and democracy legislation in years, compressed into a crushing timeline that has always been inadequate to suit New Mexico’s needs.
Winter 2022 Outings
Get out and join us! Trips range from easy recycling facility tour to moderate bike-and-hike.
2021 Year in Review
Revisit some of the key environment- and justice-related events of 2021.