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July Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 08/07/2014

August 2014

 

Officer Coburn assisting with an antelope capture in Roswell, NM

Officer Coburn assisting with an antelope capture in Roswell, NM

Officer Coburn assisting with a deer capture in Arabela, NM

Officer Coburn assisting with a deer capture in Arabela, NM

Name:

Curtis Coburn

 

 

Duty Station:

Capitan District Officer

 

 

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

Portions of GMU’s 32, 36, 37 & 38

 

 

Education:

Bachelor’s in Forestry/Wildlife Management 

 

 

Length of Service:

10 Years

 

 

Specialty or Interest:

Wildlife Law Enforcement

 

 

Current Projects/Assignments:

Assisting NMSU grad students with Bear Hair Snare project in Capitan Mountains and assisting the Forest Service with Habitat Projects.

 

 

Best Thing About the Job:

The outdoors is my office

 

 

Most Common Question People Have:

Why are there so many antelope on Fort Stanton BLM?

 

 

Answer:

The majority of the antelope were trapped and relocated from Northern NM to help alleviate depredation.  All the relocated antelope have ear tags and some also have radio collars.

 

 

Contact Information:

(575) 808-9205 or email Curtis.Coburn@state.nm.us  

 

 

Other Info:

If you see a violation please report it at 1-800-432-4263. 

Help protect your wildlife!

 

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