Public Comment Sought On Translocation Of Desert Bighorn Sheep Into Sacramento Mountains

Desert bighorn sheep. Courtesy photo
 
NMG&F News:
 
SANTA FE The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on a proposed translocation of desert bighorn sheep to the Sacramento Mountains.
 
The department is proposing to re-establish desert bighorn sheep in the Sacramento Mountains in the autumn of 2018. This species has been absent from these mountains for nearly a century.
 
To gather public comments, a meeting will be conducted in Alamogordo starting at 6 p.m., Sept. 19. The meeting is at the Otero County Administration Building in Room 221, at 1101 New York Ave., Alamogordo, NM 88310.
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