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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 07/19/2010

July 2010

Officer Wells with captured black bear (brown color phase)
Officer Wells with captured black bear (brown color phase)


Shaler Wells

Duty Station: 


Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

18, 37, 38


B.S. in Natural Resources Management from Colorado State University

Length of Service:

4 years

Specialty or Interest: 

A-PLUS system and youth events in the Carrizozo area.

Current Projects/Assignments:

Nuisances bear calls and angler patrol.

Best Thing About the Job: 

Everyday there is something different to do and being in the outdoors.

Most Common Question People Have:

When are they going to stock the lake?


During the summer months the lakes are stocked about every two weeks with trout and once a month for catfish.

Contact Information:

Email is or phone number 575-648-2670