Calendar

Calendar 2014-12-19T12:27:50+00:00

Apr
12
Wed
Results: 2017 Big Game Draw License – Updated!
Apr 12 all-day

Updated! Big-game Draw License results now available online (onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us), by telephone  (Game & Fish Information Center at 888-248-6866 Monday- Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm), or at NMDGF offices.

Apr
15
Sat
Season Begins: 2017 Spring Turkey
Apr 15 all-day

Spring turkey season begins. See the 2017-2018 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info booklet.

May
15
Mon
Citizen advisory committees: Habitat Stamp projects
May 15 – May 25 all-day

Dates and locations:

  • Southwest: 10 a.m. May 15, Gila National Forest office, 3005 E. Camino del Bosque, Silver City.
  • Southeast: 9 a.m. May 17, Central Valley Electric Cooperative, 1403 N. 13th Street, Artesia.
  • Central: 9 a.m. May 18, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish office, 3841 Midway Place N.E., ABQ.
  • Northwest: 9 a.m. May 22, Carson National Forest office, 1110 Rio Vista Lane, Unit #2, Bloomfield.
  • Northeast: 9 a.m. May 25, Santa Fe National Forest office, 11 Forest Lane, Santa Fe.

For complete details see the following news release: Citizen advisory committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

Jun
3
Sat
Free Fishing Day 2017
Jun 3 all-day

Fish without a license statewide June 3 and Sept. 23 . All other rules and regulations apply. Get outdoors! Find a fishing hole near you.

Outdoor Adventure Day, Roswell @ Spring River Zoo Fishing Pond
Jun 3 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.  Fishing Derby from 8:00 a.m. to Noon.

Fun times for the whole family! Free t-shirt and goodie bag for the first 200 kids! With prizes for largest fish, smallest fish, and many random drawings. Also archery, indoor pellet gun range, OHV simulator, and games. Hotdogs (while supplies last) at 11 a.m.

For more information call Game & Fish at 575-624-6135 or Officer Tyson Sanders at 575-840-7483

Icon of Outdoor Adventure Day at the Zoo: Flier Outdoor Adventure Day at the Zoo: Flier
Jun
10
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Hackberry Lake BLM OHV Area
Jun 10 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

Youth Archery 3D and Rifle Shoot, Ft Stanton @ Rob Jaggers Campground
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

New Mexico Game & Fish and Bureau of Land Management  – Free Youth Archery 3d and .22 Rifle Shoot

Icon of Youth Archery 3D and .22 Rifle Shoot Flier Youth Archery 3D and .22 Rifle Shoot Flier
Jun
17
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Rodriguez Park
Jun 17 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Rodriguez Park
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

Jun
22
Thu
State Game Commission Public Meeting: Ruidoso @ Inn of the Mountain Gods, Mescalero Room
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

Jul
6
Thu
Chief Pilot (DGF #80209)
Jul 6 @ 12:00 am

This position will work with resource division biologists and law enforcement operations division to conduct aerial surveys of wildlife populations to assess population status and to fly special operations documenting illegal activities. This will be accomplished by operating fixed-wing aircraft in a safe manner and maintaining aircraft in airworthy condition. In addition, this position will coordinate statewide aerial telemetry and perform winter waterfowl surveys within a required limited timeframe to include identification and scheduling of experienced observers and programming/maintaining aerial telemetry equipment.

Apply Online: Chief Pilot (DGF #80209)

Salary: $44,782.40 – $77,916.80 Annually
Opening date: 7/06/2017
Closing date: Continuous
Location: Santa Fe (City), New Mexico

Jul
15
Sat
OHM Safety Class: Dirtbike @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

Jul
22
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

Jul
29
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Los Lunas River Park
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

Aug
5
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ McAllister Lake
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

OHV Safety Class: ATV @ McAllister Lake
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

Aug
12
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Hackberry Lake BLM OHV Area
Aug 12 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

Aug
19
Sat
Outdoor Expo 2017 – Day 1 @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Event Dates:
Day 1: Aug. 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Day 2: Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free events include catfish pond, firearm and archery target shooting, spin casting, fly tying, climbing wall, kayak instruction, exhibits and much more. Learn from experts how to improve your fishing, shooting and outdoor skills. Keep the dates open and watch for more information: www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

NMDGF Outdoor Expo 2017 Event Map

Aug
20
Sun
Outdoor Expo 2017 – Day 2 @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Event Dates:
Day 1: Aug. 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Day 2: Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free events include catfish pond, firearm and archery target shooting, spin casting, fly tying, climbing wall, kayak instruction, exhibits and much more. Learn from experts how to improve your fishing, shooting and outdoor skills. Keep the dates open and watch for more information: www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

NMDGF Outdoor Expo 2017 Event Map

Aug
21
Mon
Security Manager (DGF #10110010)
Aug 21 @ 12:00 am

This position will be responsible for oversight of the technical, physical, and administration security of information systems at New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF). The incumbent will establish, implement, and enforce enterprise security standards and policies. The position will oversee training of employees in data security, conduct risk assessments, audits, and coordinate/lead security incident investigations. The position will monitor and develop strategies to ensure NMDGF is meeting current and future regulatory compliance (e.g. payment card industry (PCI)) data security standards (DSS). The position will also monitor all systems for information security abnormalities and conduct investigations in addressing them.

Apply Online: Security Manager (DGF #10110010)

Salary: $58,094.40 – $96,844.80
Opening date: 8/21/2017
Closing date: Continuous
Location: Santa Fe (City), New Mexico

Aug
23
Wed
Deadline: 2017 Pheasant Draw Hunts
Aug 23 all-day

Deadline to apply for pheasant draw hunts. For details see the 2017-2018 Hunting Rules and Info booklet.

Aug
24
Thu
State Game Commission Public Meeting: ABQ @ Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

Aug
29
Tue
Public Meetings: Proposed Changes to Fishing Rules
Aug 29 – Sep 7 all-day

See news release for details, dates and locations: Public meetings will address proposed changes to fishing rules

Aug
30
Wed
Results: Pheasant and Sandhill Crane permits
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am

Draw Results for Pheasant and Sandhill Crane permits will be available Wednesday, August 30 at 10:00 am. Successful applicants must have a game hunting license and applicable stamps (plus HIP number for crane) in addition to their draw permit. Licenses are available online, by phone or at any license vendor.