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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. 11 Santa Fe

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, JAN. 3, 2018: Game Commission to meet Jan. 11 in Santa Fe SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Thursday, Jan. 11, in Santa Fe to elect officers for 2018 and consider numerous matters, including potential rule changes for bighorn sheep and javelina hunting. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Board Room of Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave. Other agenda items include: Presentation of the department's fiscal year 2017 audit. Procedures for donation of licenses or permits to qualified nonprofit organizations. 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 them also are available on the website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us. The State Read more...

Revised: Game Commission to meet Dec. 20 in Albuquerque

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, DEC. 8, 2017: Game Commission to meet Dec. 20 in Albuquerque ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Wednesday, Dec. 20, in Albuquerque to consider a rule that would allow the commission and the Department of Game and Fish director to establish rules, requirements, definitions and regulations implementing the process for a landowner to be issued a certificate and signage by the director and the commission that recognizes that within the landowner’s private property is a segment of a non-navigable public water, whose riverbed or streambed or lakebed is closed to access without written permission from the landowner. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North, 5151 San Francisco Road NE, in Albuquerque. The commission also will hear a presentation Read more...

Game Commission to meet Sept. 28 in Red River

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, SEPT. 20, 2017: Game Commission to meet Sept. 28 in Red River RED RIVER – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Thursday, Sept. 28, in Red River to consider numerous matters, including a proposed rule to allow magnification devices on archery equipment used to hunt protected game species. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Red River Community House, 116 E. Main St., in Red River. Other agenda items include: Discussion of potential rule changes to prohibit the use of aircraft for locating wildlife for hunting purposes. A proposed rule amendment that would allow qualifying New Mexico resident veterans and first responders to receive donated licenses. Discussion of proposed changes to the state’s fishing rules. The full agenda, detailed agenda-item briefings and other information Read more...

Game Commission to meet Aug. 24 in Albuquerque

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, Aug. 15, 2017: Game Commission to meet Aug. 24 in Albuquerque SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Aug. 24 in Albuquerque to consider numerous matters, including approval of the department’s proposed fiscal-year 2019 operating budget. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Marriott Pyramid North’s Taos Room, 5151 San Francisco Road NE, Albuquerque. Other agenda items include: Report of wildlife complaints and resolutions from fiscal-year 2017. Approval to exchange New Mexico antelope for Gould’s turkeys from Mexico. Consideration of proposed legislative initiatives for the 2018 legislative session. 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 them also are Read more...

Game Commission to meet June 22 in Ruidoso

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, June 13, 2017: Game Commission to meet June 22 in Ruidoso SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet June 22 in Mescalero to consider numerous matters, including approval of the department’s fiscal-year 2019 capital outlay request. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the Inn of the Mountain Gods Mescalero Room, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero. Other agenda items include: Adoption of a new Upland Game Rule. Proposed changes to the Fisheries Rule. Adoption of a rule amendment 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 them also are available on the website, Read more...