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The latest State Game Commission news from the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish.  Department-wide news can be found under Home → NMDGF News.

Game Commission to meet Jan. 10 Santa Fe

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, January 7, 2019: Game Commission to meet Jan. 10 in Santa Fe SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet Thursday, January 10, 2019, in Santa Fe to elect 2019 chair and vice chair positions and to hear a presentation on the department’s 2018 accomplishments. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Santa Fe Community College Board Room, located at 6401 Richards Avenue. Other agenda items include: Results from the Fiscal Year 2018 audit from Moss Adams Presentation on the department’s education efforts Update on the development of shooting ranges The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website at www.wildlife.state.nm.us. The State Game Commission is composed of seven members who Read more...

Game Commission to meet Nov. 30 in Roswell

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, Nov. 15, 2018: Game Commission to meet Nov. 30 in Roswell SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet Friday, Nov. 30, in Roswell to take final action on amendments to the private land elk license allocation system, hunting and fishing manner and method, deer, elk and the hunting and fishing license and application rules. The meeting will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center Exhibit Hall, located at 912 N. Main Street. Other agenda items include: Special hunt draw deadlines for 2019 – 2020 Presentation on the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2019 Mexican Gray Wolf Translocation Plan Subsequent discussions on the trapping and furbearer rule The full agenda and other information are available Read more...

Game Commission to meet Nov. 8 in Albuquerque

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, OCT. 24, 2018: Game Commission to meet Nov. 8 in Albuquerque SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission has scheduled a special meeting Thursday, Nov. 8, in Albuquerque to take final action on applications for landowner certification of non-navigable waters The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s new Northwest Regional Office located at 7816 Alamo Road NW, in Albuquerque. The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Copies of the applications and the Director’s recommendations can be found on the website. The State Game Commission is composed of seven members who represent the state’s diverse interests in wildlife-associated recreation and conservation. Members are appointed by Read more...

Game Commission to meet Oct. 5 in Albuquerque

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, SEPT. 24, 2018: Game Commission to meet Oct. 5 in Albuquerque SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet Friday, Oct. 5, in Albuquerque to review final biennial review of state listed and endangered species and the fiscal year 2018 report on depredation and nuisance abatement. The meeting will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s new Northwest Regional Office located at 7816 Alamo Road NW, in Albuquerque. Other agenda items include: A ceremonial opening and tour of the new Northwest Regional Office. Subsequent discussions for potential rule changes on hunting and fishing manner and method rule. Subsequent discussions on potential rule changes on the revocation rule. Discussions for potential rule changes for trapping, Read more...

Game Commission to meet Aug. 23 in Gallup

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, AUG.13, 2018: Game Commission to meet Aug. 23 in Gallup SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 23, in Gallup to review final rule changes on Barbary sheep, oryx and Persian ibex. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the El Morro Events Center located at 210 South Second Street, in Gallup. Other agenda items include: Construction updates on the Albuquerque and Roswell office complexes. Subsequent discussions on potential rule changes for deer, elk, E-Plus, hunting and fishing license application rule and hunting and fishing manner and method. The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Details of proposed rules and opportunities to comment are also available on Read more...