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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 22 in Los Alamos

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, MAY 11, 2018: Game Commission to meet May 22 in Los Alamos SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Tuesday, May 22, in Los Alamos to discuss potential hunting rule changes for Barbary sheep, oryx and Persian Ibex and final rule changes for bighorn sheep, javelina and pronghorn antelope. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Los Alamos Holiday Inn Express Meeting Room at 60 Entrada Drive, in Los Alamos. Other agenda items include: An update on the construction of the Albuquerque Office Complex. An update on the status of bighorn sheep in Cochiti Canyon. The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Details of proposed rules and opportunities to comment Read more...

National search begins April 1 for new department director

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Media contact: Dan Williams, (505) 476-8004 Public contact: (888)-248-6866 Dan.williams@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Friday March 30, 2018: National search begins April 1 for new department director SANTA FE -- The New Mexico State Game Commission will begin a nationwide search for the position of director of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and will start accepting applications April 1, 2018. Interested applicants have until 5 p.m. MST on June 1, 2018, to submit resumes and other materials to the department. The director manages a department of approximately 300 employees and an annual budget in excess of $39 million whose mission is to conserve, regulate, propagate and protect the wildlife and fish within the state of New Mexico. The department director is an “exempt” position that serves at the pleasure of the commission. The annual salary will be between $99,999 and $120,000 Read more...

Game Commission to meet April 5 in Clovis

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Dan Williams: (505) 476-8004 dan.williams@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MARCH 27, 2018: Game Commission to meet April 5 in Clovis SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Thursday, April 5, in Clovis to discuss potential hunting rule changes for Barbary sheep, Persian ibex, oryx, turkeys and migratory game birds. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clovis Civic Center Enchantment Ballroom, 801 Schepps Blvd. Other agenda items include: An update on construction of a department office complex in Roswell. An update on the department's Hunter Education Program and other educational opportunities. An update on a habitat restoration project on the Colin Neblett Wildlife Management Area. The full agenda 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 meeting scheduled to discuss plans for construction of the department’s new regional office complex

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Cody Johnston: (575) 624-6135 gary.johnston@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MARCH 23, 2018: Public meeting scheduled to discuss plans for construction of the department's new regional office complex LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has scheduled an open house to discuss future plans for the construction of a new southeast regional office. The open house is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 31, at the department’s current southeast regional office, 1912 W 2nd St, Roswell. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be served. The department’s plans for the new office focuses on creating a destination that will provide the public a place to interact with staff and provide more educational and recreational opportunities for the public. For more information about the New Mexico Department of Game Read more...

Game Commission to meet March 1 in Las Cruces

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact: Dan Williams: (505) 476-8004 dan.williams@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, FEB. 20, 2018: Game Commission to meet March 1 in Las Cruces SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Thursday, March 1, in Las Cruces to discuss potential hunting rule changes for turkeys, migratory game birds, bighorn sheep, javelinas and pronghorn antelope. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the San Rafael Ballroom at Hotel Encanto, 705 Telshor Blvd., in Las Cruces. Other agenda items include: An update on the development of shooting ranges in New Mexico. An update on actions by the New Mexico Legislature affecting the department. An update on the funds raised at this year's Governor's special Auction Banquet. The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Details of Read more...