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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

Vendor Training Liaison (DGF #5032)
May 16 @ 12:00 am – May 30 @ 11:59 pm

This position will support vendor licensing by maintaining daily operations of the license vendor system, including auditing vendor accounts and tracking payments; as well as working with outside vendors at their locations; updating vendor user manuals; communicating state laws and regulations regarding hunting, fishing and trapping license sales; communicating agency policy; providing instruction on use of Department’s license sales system.

Apply Online: Vendor Training Liaison (DGF #5032)

Salary: $23,524.80 – $40,913.60 Annually
Opening date: 5/16/2017
Closing date: 5/30/2017 11:59 PM Mountain
Location: Santa Fe (City), New Mexico

OHV Safety Class: ATV @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
May 20 @ 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.

Federal Aid Coordinator (DGF #5008)
May 22 @ 12:00 am – May 24 @ 12:15 am

The purpose of the position is to provide quality, efficient and timely oversight of all department federal and partner grants and funding, including managing department reimbursement processes. The position provides effective supervision of the Federal Grants Section staff and provides leadership in the development of new federal and non-federal grant opportunities..

Apply Online: Federal Aid Coordinator (DGF #5008)

Salary: $39,686.40 – $69,035.20 Annually
Opening date: 5/22/2017
Closing date: 5/24/2017 11:59 PM Mountain
Location: Santa Fe (City), New Mexico

Family Outdoor Day, Las Vegas @ Harris Lake
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

• Meet your local Game Wardens.
• Learn to shoot a bow safely and accurately. (Archery range and equipment will be provided)
• Improve your fishing skills – 11 years and younger.(some fishing equipment will be provided)
• Wildlife displays and information. Learn about the habitat and behavior of New Mexico’s wildlife.
• Bring your fishing gear, sunscreen, a hat, water and food! It’s a great location for a family picnic.

Free Youth Event – Flier: Icon of Harris Kids Pond: Family Outdoor Day Harris Kids Pond: Family Outdoor Day

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

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Hunter Education Courses
Jun 10 – Jul 15 all-day

Check the Hunter Education Course Schedule for new & updated class dates for Hunter Education, Field Day/Live Fire, and Bowhunter Education.  We also offer online course options for New Mexico residents 11 years of age or older.