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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 01/07/2014

January 2014

 

Officer Justin Winter relocating a Mountain Lion in the Gila

Officer Justin Winter relocating a Mountain Lion in the Gila

Officer Justin Winter assisting USFWS collar a Mexican Grey Wolf
Officer Justin Winter assisting USFWS collar a Mexican Grey Wolf
Officer Justin Winter on Desert Bighorn Sheep capture
Officer Justin Winter on Desert Bighorn Sheep capture

Name:

Justin Winter

 

Duty Station:

Datil District Officer

 

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

GMU 13, 17 and 16E

 

Education:

Bachelor of Applied Biological Sciences (Wildlife and Restoration Ecology) from Arizona State University

 

Length of Service:

2 years

 

Specialty or Interest:

Wildlife Management, Hunting, and Fishing

 

Current Projects/Assignments:

Wildlife Complaints, Angler Patrol, and District Patrol

 

Best Thing About the Job:

Having your office as the outdoors and being able to work with people who are passionate about hunting and fishing

 

Most Common Question People Have:

Where should I hunt elk on my upcoming hunt?

 

Answer:

Start by getting Forest Service and BLM maps for the unit, do some scouting prior to your hunt and stay away from the roads.

 

Contact Information:

Call 575-520-3015 or email Justin.Winter@state.nm.us

 

Other Info:

 

 

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