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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 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...

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...