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, email@example.com; Phil Carter, (505) 967-5297, firstname.lastname@example.org; Michael Robinson, (575) 3137017, email@example.com; Kevin Bixby, (575) 649-7260, firstname.lastname@example.org; Judy Paulsen, (505) 899-3245, email@example.com SILVER CITY, N.M.— Eight conservation organizations in the TrapFree New
New Mexico’s wildlife management agency is throwing caution to the wind by ignoring sound science and the state’s worsening climate threats, as they call for unsustainable and unjustifiable levels of bear and cougar trophy hunting. Game officials have doubled down on permitting trophy hunters to kill New Mexico’s rare and iconic black bears and cougars—864 black bears and 563 cougars annually—all with the aid of radio-collared hunting hounds—for each of the next four years.
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.
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.
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