Action Alerts

Tell the NM Game Department to End Mountain Lion Trophy Hunting

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on revisions to its four-year “bear and cougar rule.” The proposal is available on the Department’s website. Comments on the proposed changes can be provided by mail: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Attn: Bear and Cougar Rule Development, P.O. Box 25112, Santa Fe, NM 87504; by email to DGF-Bear-Cougar-Rules@state.nm.us.

Ban Leghold Traps

The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the Trapping and Furbearer rule. Proposed changes will include: mandatory trapper education, area closures, increased setback distances, and making the Trapping and Furbearer rule a four-year rule. To gather public comments, four public meetings will be conducted:

  • Raton: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 215 York Canyon Rd
  • Roswell: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 1615 West College Boulevard
  • Las Cruces: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 2715 Northrise Drive
  • Albuquerque: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 7816 Alamo Rd NW

The proposals are available on the Department’s website. Comments on the proposed changes can be provided by mail: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Attn: Furbearer Rule Development, P.O. Box 25112, Santa Fe, NM 87504; by email to dgf-furbearer-rules@state.nm.us; or in person at one of the meetings listed above.


Fire the New Mexico Game Commission

Sign the petition to Governor Michele Lujan Grisham.