As a result of the Governor’s public health directive related to COVID-19, the Governor’s Special Hunt Auction and Banquet scheduled for March 14, 2020 has been postponed. We will notify all ticket holders when a new date has been set and look forward to seeing all attendees at the rescheduled event. For anyone who purchased tickets or a table and is unable to attend the rescheduled event and is in need of a refund, please contact Gabi Gomez at the Santa Fe Community Foundation at 505-988-9715.
This workshop is required to become a certified bowhunter education instructor and will certify the instructor to teach both the Traditional and the Field Day Bowhunter Education student courses. All participants must register prior to attending.
Interested applicants need to first become certified Game and Fish volunteers. Below are the steps to become a certified volunteer:
1. Create a Customer Identification Account (CIN) with the Department at https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/
2. Fill out a volunteer application at https://new-mexico.volunteers.kalkomey.com/
3.Once the application is approved, certified volunteers can sign up for the bowhunter education instructor workshop by contacting the Hunter Education Staff
Application open June 17, deadline July 22.
June 24 – residents
June 25- nonresidents
July 15 (deadline is August 19). Read more: Apply now for sandhill crane and pheasant draw permits
Join New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s deer biologist, Orrin Duvuvuei, and the Mule Deer Foundation’s regional director, Colleen Payne, for a virtual luncheon on Monday, August 31 for a discussion on all things mule deer! Topics of discussion will include updates on current projects across the state, tips and tricks for hunting season and more!
Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ai0qqfJ6QBiL02kgMeWL1A.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is holding a special incentive hunt drawing for youth that scored 100% on their Hunter Education Exams. This drawing will broadcast live via Zoom Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.
This drawing will be for youth cow elk hunts and doe pronghorn hunts for the weekend of Sept. 26-27. Two youth for the cow elk hunt with four alternates and five youth for the pronghorn hunt with five alternates will be drawn. To be eligible for this drawing, Hunter Education graduates must have scored 100% on their Hunter Education exams.
To view the drawing live, click the link below to join the webinar:
You can also listen in by telephone by dialing: +1 346 248 7799.
Webinar ID: 939 6489 7154