Bat tests positive for rabies in San Miguel County

280 Views    LAS VEGAS, N.M.  – A bat found in the Las Vegas area has tested positive for rabies. It is the second bat confirmed rabid by the New Mexico Department of Health’s (DOH) Scientific Laboratory Division this year.

New Mexico wildlife commission left without enough members

393 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key state commission that guides New Mexico’s wildlife agency and oversees a multimillion-dollar budget that includes conservation, hunting and fishing programs won’t be able to conduct any business until the governor fills at least one of four outstanding vacancies.

Historic capture of Mexican gray wolf in New Mexico

354 Views   No Mexican gray wolf has traveled as far north and east since the wolf was reintroduced in 1998 The New Mexico Department Game and Fish captured a female Mexican gray wolf they said had never been there before. The wolf known as Asha was captured in northern New Mexico.

Fire closes NM Highway 434 near Mora

391 Views   MORA COUNTY, N.M. — The Mora County Sheriff’s Office closed a stretch of New Mexico Highway 434, just north of Mora, due to a fire reported Tuesday afternoon.