We are Grant
County, New Mexico citizens working alongside others in the state to focus public attention on the fact that steel-jaw leghold traps,
steel-wire snares and other barbaric body-gripping animal traps are secreted all over the Gila National Forest and on other public lands in the state.
are indiscriminate and unnecessarily cruel to companion
animals andendangered species, as well as to their intended
We hope this public attention will lead to banning these traps from public lands.
Report Trap Encounters
The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter is compiling information about trapping incidents. If you have an encounter with a trap on public lands in New Mexico, please report your experience to them at
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