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UPDATE: Wolf Ranch Permit Denied

Jan 14, 2016
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UPDATE 1/14  11:31 am:

New Mexico game commissioners in a unanimous vote today [Thursday] denied a ranch’s appeal for a permit to house and breed Mexican Gray wolves for release in the wild. Their permit was originally cancelled last spring.

New Mexico's Natural World

Oct 22, 2015
Rita Daniels

In the last few months, KUNM's Rita Daniels has visited one of the largest bat populations in North America, waded out into the Animas River with a biologist to collect bugs and met with children at country fairs who were bringing their goats to market.

A Bittersweet Farewell to Goats Olaf And Sven: Kids from Sandoval County have been raising animals in anticipation of the annual fair

State Rejects Wolf Release Proposal, Again

Sep 29, 2015
Rita Daniels

The future of the endangered Mexican gray wolf remains precarious in New Mexico. The state game commission denied a federal appeal to release wolves in New Mexico on Tuesday.

New Rules May Stymie Endangered Wolf Program

Nov 14, 2014
Rita Daniels

 

The state Game Commission approved a controversial proposal Thursday that critics fear will harm efforts to reintroduce the Mexican grey wolf. The reintroduction program depends on bringing wolves into New Mexico from other states.