Take Action to Ban Traps, Snares, and Poisons on New Mexico Public Lands

There are many effective actions you can take as a New Mexico citizen to ban traps and snares on public lands.

Gather Petition Signatures

Download the TrapFree New Mexico petition [ENGLISH / SPANISH] to ban traps on public lands and ask to put it in your place of work, favorite coffee shop or community center. Or, set up your own tabling event!

Contact Mary Katherine Ray at Mary Katherine Ray for more tabling info. Send completed petitions to Mary Katherine Ray.


Connect on Social Media

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You can help the Trap Free New Mexico campaign by sharing our website on your favorite social media sites. Tell your friends to sign the petition to ban traps on public lands, and encourage them to send us their opinions, stories, photos, or videos.

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Write To Your Local Paper

Send a letter to the editor of your local newspaper. For a list of newspapers by county, please see APNM’s Publications Resources Page or consult the list below.

Submit Your Photo

Click on the banner images below to download and print. Write who you are, take a photo of yourself and submit it.

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nm ziaKnow Your NM State Legislators!

Your New Mexico state Senator and Representative have the power to ban traps, snares and poisons on public lands. Find out who they are and let them know you oppose trapping on public lands. A simple phone call and email can make all the difference.


Traps on Public Lands

Traps indiscriminately harm people, pets and wildlife and should be banned on public lands. Learn More »

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People's Forum Panel Report on Public Lands Trapping

The New Mexico Legislature should ban trapping on public lands in New Mexico because traps harm people, animal companions, and whole populations of wildlife including rare species. Most New Mexican voters believe that trapping is cruel and unnecessary.

Read the Report »