This will be a fishing event for invited media at Fenton Lake to learn basic fishing skills, attend a tour of Seven Springs Fish Hatchery and discuss restoration efforts of the Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout and the importance of hunting and fishing in tourism and local economies.
The Department will be participating at the Festival of Cranes in San Antonio, NM. Come see our backyard bass program, focusing on casting skills, and a wildlife information trunk at this event.
NMDGF will have a booth at the New Mexico Trout Conclave to inform the public about fishing opportunities in New Mexico. This event is open to the public.
NMDGF will have a booth at the Super STEM Saturday to educate the public on wildlife topics. This event is open to the public.
Recognized as the fastest growing National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) in the west, the Department’s NASP State Championship will host more than 60 schools and nearly 1,200 archers at this year’s competition. The tournament begins at 8 a.m. at the Albuquerque Convention Center, 401 2nd Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Individual, elementary, middle and high school champions will be crowned at the awards ceremony at 6 p.m. following the competition.
Daily parking is $6 at the Convention Center Garage and $8 at the Civic Plaza lot.
For more information about the National Archery in the Schools Program and the state and national tournaments, please visit http://naspschools.org or contact the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish tollfree at 888-248-6866 or visit online at www.wildlife.state.nm.us.NASP 2020 NM State Championship FlIer
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
Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for the first Ladies’ Social Hour. If you were busy, we understand. You can watch the social hour here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyEVsJom2HE
Our next social hour is scheduled for Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. We are going to talk about the big game draw and fishing.
Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wHR7WIwOTS-PgAil1lzE-g
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.