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Career Advancement 

Last Updated: 01/09/09

Promotion from Capitan District Officer to Alamogordo Supervisor


Officer Byrd transplanting wild turkeys


Benjamin Byrd                           


Alamogordo District Wildlife Supervisor

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

GMU's 29, 34, 36, 37, 38


Bachelors of Sience -Wildlife and Fisheries, ENMU

Length of Service:

5 years

Specialty or Interest:

Law Enforcement operations (i.e. roadblocks, decoys, hunt patrol)

Current Projects/Assignments:

Patroling the hunting season, checking for violations and insuring compliance with laws and rules

Best Thing About the Job:

Being able to do the job I always wanted.

Most Common Question People Have:

Where are the deer?


With all the extra traffic the hunts bring in, the deer tend to move away from the roads.   I would recommend walking instead of driving as the  best deer hunting technique.

Contact Information:

Phone 575-336-1822 or email