Calendar

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

Jan
10
Wed
Begin 2018 Big-Game and Turkey Applications
Jan 10 all-day

The department will begin accepting online draw applications at 10 a.m. January 10th. The application deadline for bear and turkey permits is 5 p.m. February 7th. The application deadline for big-game licenses is 5 p.m. March 21st. See the 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info.

Hunters need to file harvest reports from last season’s hunt to be eligible for the 2018-2019 draw.

Jan
26
Fri
Hunter Education Courses
Jan 26 – Apr 28 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.

Jan
27
Sat
OHV Safety Classes
Jan 27 – Mar 24 all-day

Check the Off-Highway Vehicle Calendar for new & updated available class dates.

OHV Safety Class: ATV @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
Jan 27 @ 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 off-highway motorcycle (OHM) training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must use a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment. Training machines and safety equipment (helmets, eye protection, boots, and gloves) are available to pre-registered students by reservation.

Jan
30
Tue
Public Meeting: Proposed Changes to Bighorn Sheep, Javelina Hunting Rules @ NMDGF, Las Cruces
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
3
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
Feb 3 @ 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 off-highway motorcycle (OHM) training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must use a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment. Training machines and safety equipment (helmets, eye protection, boots, and gloves) are available to pre-registered students by reservation.

Feb
6
Tue
Public Meeting: Proposed Changes to Bighorn Sheep, Javelina Hunting Rules @ NMDGF, Albuquerque
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
7
Wed
Deadline: 2018 Bear & Turkey Draw Permit Application
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm

Deadline to apply for turkey and bear draw permits. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST). See 2018-19 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info.