Recreation

Trapping ban now in effect on public lands in New Mexico

16 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, 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.

State seeks input on Gold King Mine settlement spending

4 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The state wants to gather input on what to do with the money recovered from the Gold King Mine settlement. The state received $1 million after the mine seeped dangerous chemicals into the Animas River six years ago.

New Mexico hunting season in full swing

3 ViewsNew Mexico Game & Fish said there was a 20% increase in permit seekers this season compared to previous. SANTA FE, N.M. — Hunting season is in full swing in the Land of Enchantment. A spokesperson with New Mexico Game & Fish division said they’ve seen an increase in people wanting

Ski Santa Fe opens, COVID-19 related changes to be aware of

3 ViewsSkiers and snowboarders can’t just show up and buy lift tickets on the mountain. In order to go, people must activate their lift tickets and reserve a spot, according to Ski Santa Fe Operations Manager Tommy Long. SANTA FE, N.M. — Hundreds headed to the slopes for Ski Santa Fe’s opening