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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 05/27/08

May 2008

Officer Zamora taking care of his horses
Officer Zamora taking care of his horses


John P. Zamora

Duty Station:  

Tierra Amarilla

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:  

Game Management Units 4, 5A and 5B.


Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology, ENMU / Portales

Length of Service:  

12 ½ years

Specialty or Interest:

Horses, National Guard and Family

Current Projects/Assignments:  

Implementing G.A.I.N. program on Wildlife Management areas in the Chama / Tierra Amarilla area.

Best Thing About the Job:  

Work outdoors, see lots of wildlife and meet lots of interesting people.

Most Common Question People Have:

When does the Rio Chama Wildlife Management Area open for wildlife viewing.


Access to the Rio Chama WMA will open Memorial Weekend.

Contact Information:

Phone (575)-588-9313 or NW Area Office phone (505)-222-4700 or