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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 03/02/2010

March 2010

Officer McBee with captured elk calf
Officer McBee with captured elk calf


Ryan McBee

Duty Station: 

Southeast Area Game Manager, Roswell

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: 

Southeast New Mexico


New Mexico State University Bachelors of Science in Agriculture, Major –Wildlife Science, Minors – Biology and Conservation Biology

Length of Service: 

4+ years

Specialty or Interest: 

Elk, Deer, Antelope, Barbary Sheep, Bears, Cougars, Javelina, and Game Birds

Current Projects/Assignments: 

E-PLUS, A-PLUS, Deer Incentive Programs

Best Thing About the Job:

The wonderful outdoor office and the diversity that comes along with it. Having the opportunity to work for and with wildlife.

Most Common Question People Have: 

Where can I find a Barbary Sheep?


The most abundant populations of Barbary Sheep in New Mexico are found in and around the Gaudalupe Mountains near Carlsbad, West of Roswell and East of Alamogordo in the foothills of the Sacramento Mountains.

Contact Information:

Phone 575-624-6135 or email:

Other Important Info:

Please report poaching by calling 1-800-432-GAME they are stealing your wildlife!