The NMDGF Shooting Program offers a Responsible Hunter Program as well as opportunities for Range Development.
Responsible Hunter Program
The Responsible Hunter Program provides an opportunity to cultivate fundamental hunting and shooting skills; expose youth to competitive shooting events; teach the fundamental outdoor skills such as orienteering, wildlife identification, hunting and environmental ethics; teach hunting skills such as tracking, game calling, care of game, and game habitat management. The program will instill leadership and team spirit through group involvement and cooperation. The goal of the program is to establish a foundation of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship in youth hunters and shooters in New Mexico.
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The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish promotes and supports the development of safe, accessible target and sport-shooting facilities by taking a leadership role in partnering with ranges, industry, and communities. The Department provides statewide range development assistance through a variety of technical, educational and financial resources consistent with our goal of preserving current shooting opportunities while developing new ones, all available to present and future generations.
Deadline – January 15, 2015 for Fiscal Year 2016
Shooting Program Coordinator