New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866
Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027
tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MAR. 15, 2019:

Citizen Advisory Committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has scheduled statewide Habitat Stamp Program Citizens Advisory Committee meetings for 2019. Citizen advisors will prioritize Habitat Stamp-funded projects for 2020 and 2021. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend the following regional Citizen Advisory Committee meetings:

  • Northwest: 12:30 p.m. April 15, Bureau of Land Management, Farmington Field Office, 6251 College Blvd., Suite A., Farmington.
  • Central: 9:30 a.m. April 17, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Northwest Area Office, 7816 Alamo Road NW, Albuquerque.
  • Northeast: 9:30 a.m. April 19, Santa Fe National Forest, Supervisor’s Office, 11 Forest Lane, Santa Fe.
  • Southwest: 9:30 a.m. April 22, Gila National Forest, Supervisor’s Office, 3005 E. Camino del Bosque, Silver City.
  • Southeast: 9:30 a.m. May 2, Bureau of Land Management, Roswell Field Office, 2909 West Second Street, Roswell.

Since its inception, citizens have been involved in every aspect of the program, advising which habitats are most in need of improvement. Appointed by the State Game Commission, citizens representing sporting, conservation and public-land permittee interests meet each spring to prioritize local habitat projects.

For more information about the Habitat Stamp Program, please contact Jacob Davidson, (505) 476-8112, jacob.davidson@state.nm.us or visit the Habitat Stamp Program website, http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/conservation/habitat-stamp/.

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