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NMDGF Commission News

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 May 11 in Clayton

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 26, 2017: Game Commission to meet May 11 in Clayton SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet May 11 in Clayton to consider numerous matters, including proposed hunting season dates and bag limits for upland game. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 11, at the Community Facility on Airpark Road at the Clayton Municipal Airport in Clayton. Other agenda items include: Approval to provide two elk hunting licenses to nonprofit, wish-granting organizations for use by two individuals suffering from life threatening illnesses. Operational and capital outlay budget discussions for Fiscal Year 2018. Presentation of draft rule amendments to the Aquatic Invasive Species Rule. The full agenda, detailed agenda-item briefings and other information are available on the Department of Game and Read more...

Public comment sought on upland game rules

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 26, 2017: Public comment sought on upland game rules SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on upland game hunting rules for the 2018 to 2022 seasons. The department will present its initial proposals for the 2018-22 upland game seasons, including dates and bag limits, to the State Game Commission at its May 11 meeting at the Community Center on Air Park Road in at the Municipal Airport in Clayton. Comments about upland game rules can be emailed to casey.cardinal@state.nm.us or sent by postal mail to Casey Cardinal, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, P.O. Box 25112, Santa Fe, N.M. 87504. The department’s proposal will be posted to the department’s website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us, following the commission’s Clayton meeting. Read more...

Game Commission to meet April 5 in Artesia

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MARCH 27, 2017: Game Commission to meet April 5 in Artesia SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet April 5 in Artesia to consider numerous matters, including a legislative update and proposed hunting season dates and bag limits for migratory birds. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, at Central Valley Co-op, 1403 N. 13th Street, Artesia. Other agenda items include: Consideration of a final recovery plan for Gould’s turkeys and Gila monsters. Update on development of public shooting ranges around the state. Presentation of proposed amendments to the Aquatic Invasive Species Rule. The full agenda, detailed agenda-item briefings and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Details of proposed rules and opportunities to comment about Read more...

Public meetings scheduled on migratory bird rule proposals

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 13, 2017: Public meetings scheduled on migratory bird rule proposals SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on proposed migratory bird rules for next hunting season. Proposals for the 2017-18 migratory bird hunting season including dates and bag limits can be seen on the department website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us. The department works with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Central and Pacific Flyway Councils to formulate proposals. Proposals are not considered final until they have been published in the Federal Register. Public meetings about the proposals are: Roswell: 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 20, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Southeast Area Office, 1912 W. Second St., Roswell. La Joya: 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 22, U.S. Fish and Read more...

Game Commission to meet Jan 12 in Santa Fe

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505) 476-8007 karl.moffatt@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Jan. 5, 2017: Game Commission to meet Jan 12 in Santa Fe SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Jan. 12 in Santa Fe to consider numerous matters including presentation of a draft recovery plan for Gould’s turkeys and Gila Monsters. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in the Santa Fe Community College boardroom, 6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe. Other agenda items include: Presentation for approval of a final recovery plan for white-tailed ptarmigan. Consideration of proposed 2017 -2018 migratory birds hunting season dates and bag limits. Update on the Gold King Mine spill. The full agenda, detailed agenda-item briefings and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Details of proposed rules and opportunities Read more...