wildlife

One anonymous tip leads to multiple poaching convictions

131 Views   Thanks to a tip from a local resident and the efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies, three individuals have been convicted on a total of 20 charges related to the illegal killing of elk on the Cross D Ranch near Mayhill, New Mexico.

Trapping ban now in effect on public lands in New Mexico

422 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It is now illegal to use wildlife traps, snares and poison on public lands across New Mexico under a ban that took effect Friday. New Mexico joined a handful of Western states that have limited trapping on public lands.

PNM starts work on bird protection project

138 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – PNM will be removing a power line in the South Valley to better protect wildlife in the area. The line along the boundary of the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge in the South Valley is unused right now.

Don’t feed coyotes

328 Views    Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The old saying of “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you”, could be applicable in northeast Albuquerque. Sara Brant, who lives near El Oso Grande Park, says she spotted a woman leaving rotisserie chicken and water for a coyote at least two nights

Groups call for reintroduction of jaguars in US Southwest

147 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmental groups and scientists with two universities want U.S. wildlife managers to consider reintroducing jaguars to the American Southwest. In a recently published paper, they say habitat destruction, highways and segments of the U.S.-Mexico border wall mean that natural reestablishment of the large cats

Migratory Birds Return to New Mexico As Weather Warms

131 Views   People who live in Northern New Mexico are treated to the sounds of sandhill cranes flying north overhead every spring. On the ground and singing their songs on branches and twigs, American robins gather to announce their return. Deborah Begel took a closer look at their flights and

Hunter rescues eagle at Navajo Lake

132 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – An injured bald eagle is taking to the skies once again after being rescued by a hunter. The bird was spotted earlier this month at Navajo Lake in northern New Mexico tangled in fishing line.