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January 2007 

Last Updated: 01/04/07

Springer District Officer

Officer Coburn assisting in transplanting bighorn sheep
Officer Coburn assisting in the capture and transplanting of bighorn sheep


Curtis Coburn        


Duty Station:

Springer, NM


Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

48, 54 (South), 55B(Southeast), 56(Southwest), 47(North), 41(West)



Bachelor of Science Forestry/Wildlife from Western New Mexico University


Length of Service:

2 ½ years


Specialty or Interest:

Caturing and transplanting bighorn sheep to augment or start new populations


Current Projects/Assignments:

Unit 48 Patrol


Best Thing About the Job:  

Being able to work outdoors.


Most Common Question People Have:

Where is the best fishing?



Depends on what you want to catch; for trout-Charette or Maxwell, for Bass & Catfish-Stubblefield, for Walleye-Maxwell, for Northern Pike- Miami w/ the proper permission


Contact Information: or call 505-483-5006