SWEC is partnering with the University of New Mexico’s Species in Peril Project to organize a series of Biodiversity Webinars this fall, featuring U.S. Senator Tom Udall as honorary co-host.
The North American Model: Past, Present, and... Future?
Yesterday, April 9th, SWEC's Executive Director, Kevin Bixby hosted a webinar with the WildEarth Guardian's Southern Rockies Wildlife Advocate, Chris Smith, all about the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. They examined the history, benefits and major flaws of this model of wildlife conservation that continues to determine how wildlife is managed in the U.S. and Canada today.
North American Model: Past, Present, and... Future?
Join us for a virtual discussion on the future of Wildlife Conservation in the U.S. on April 9th at 5:30pm Mountain Time from the comfort of your own home! We are hosting a Zoom webinar with the WildEarth Guardians to discuss the North American Model's history, successes, failures, and what a new model of wildlife conservation could look like.
Victory for the Wildlife Trafficking Act!
SB75 (Stewart, D-Albq) passed the State Senate 22-9 on February 8th, and then went on to win the House 42-22 on February 18th, making the trafficking of animal species threatened with extinction a crime in New Mexico. It is now headed to the governor's desk where Lujan-Grisham is expected to sign it into law.
SB33 overcame its first hurdle in the NM Legislature this week when it passed the Senate Conservation Committee on a 6-3 vote along party lines.
Meet us at the Roundhouse Tuesday, January 28, 2020!
SB33 (Soules) is a bill for the appropriation of funds to the Department of Game and Fish for a study to determine unmet funding needs and possible new funding sources for the conservation of ALL of NM's wildlife.
SB33 -- addressing the critical need for wildlife funding in New Mexico
The NM Department of Game and Fish is still accepting public comments on its proposed changes to trapping regulations
Here is what the Department has proposed: