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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 04/26/2013

May 2013

 

District Officer Amos Smith with a conibear trap addressing a wildlife complaint.

District Officer Amos Smith with a conibear trap addressing a wildlife complaint.

District Officer Amos Smith assisting on a Bighorn Sheep trap at Wheeler Peak.
District Officer Amos Smith assisting on a Bighorn Sheep trap at Wheeler Peak.

Name:

Amos Smith

 

Duty Station:

Quemado District Officer

 

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

GMU's 15, 12, 13 and Quemado Lake

 

Education:

B.S. in Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences from Eastern New Mexico University

 

Length of Service:

3 years

 

Specialty or Interest:

Resource Management (wildlife and fisheries) for sustained use

 

Current Projects/Assignments:

Helping determine Pronghorn Antelope movement patterns and habitat usage and finishing a couple of long term cases.

 

Best Thing About the Job:

The wide range of things you come across on duty, no day is ever the same.

 

Most Common Question People Have:

Have the Tiger Muskies eaten all of the trout in Quemado Lake?

 

Answer:

No, and we have stocked over 10,000 catchable trout in the lake in the past year.

 

Contact Information:

Call 575-773-4577or email Amos.Smith@state.nm.us

 

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