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Last Updated: 04/07/05



Phil Howes

Officer Howes in the Pecos monitoring the bighorn sheep herd

Officer Howes checking his pack saddle while on a

trip in the wilderness to monitor bighorn sheep herd.

Duty Station:

Pecos, NM

Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

43, 44, 45 (including the Upper Pecos River and tributaries)


B.S. and M.S. in Wildlife Science at NMSU

Length of Service:

5 yrs

Specialty or Interest:

Mule deer management

Current Projects/Assignments:

Horseback patrols in the Pecos Wilderness to insure compliance of game and fish laws

Best Thing About the Job:

Making a difference here with the people and the wildlife

Most Common Question People Have

"Where's all the fish?"

Answer:  Many lower tributaries are stocked; for a stocking report call the Raton Office at 505-


Contact Information:

(505) 421-0182 or