Archive | November 20, 2008

NEW MEXICO’S DESERT BIGHORNS

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES — The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will conduct a public meeting Nov. 13 in Truth or Consequences to discuss the history, status and future of desert bighorn sheep recovery efforts in New Mexico.   The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the City Commission Chambers in […]

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ELK-BUGLING, WOLF-TRACKING TOURS

SANTA FE — Fall is one of the best times of the year to watch wildlife, and the Department of Game and Fish is again offering special guided tours in elk and wolf country through the Gaining Access into Nature program. Applications are being accepted for a Sept. 27 tour to experience bugling elk on […]

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PROPOSAL WOULD DOWNLIST DESERT BIGHORNS FROM ENDANGERED TO THREATENED ON STATE LIST

SANTA FE — The State Game Commission will consider opening a second round of public comments on the 2008 Biennial Review, which includes recommendations to downlist desert bighorn sheep from endangered to threatened, and to uplist the gray redhorse sucker from threatened to endangered on the state threatened and endangered species list. The first round […]

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REWARD OFFERED FOR TROUT THIEVES

The trout were taken from a hatchery raceway and then stocked in the Blue Hole, a deep, spring-fed lake popular with scuba divers but fatal to fish because of its low oxygen content. All of the trout were found dead Friday morning. The Blue Hole has an oxygen content of 1.1 parts per million. Rainbow […]

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