New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
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Game Commission to meet April 5 in Clovis

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Thursday, April 5, in Clovis to discuss potential hunting rule changes for Barbary sheep, Persian ibex, oryx, turkeys and migratory game birds.

The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clovis Civic Center Enchantment Ballroom, 801 Schepps Blvd.

Other agenda items include:

  • An update on construction of a department office complex in Roswell.
  • An update on the department’s Hunter Education Program and other educational opportunities.
  • An update on a habitat restoration project on the Colin Neblett Wildlife Management Area.

The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Details of proposed rules and opportunities to comment about them also are available on the website,

The State Game Commission is composed of seven members who represent the state’s diverse interests in wildlife-associated recreation and conservation. Members are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the state Senate. Current members are Chairman Paul Kienzle, Vice-chairman Bill Montoya, Thomas “Dickie” Salopek, Ralph Ramos, Bob Ricklefs, Elizabeth Ryan and Craig Peterson.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting, please contact Chris Chadwick, (505) 476-8011. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible forms. Game Commission meetings are video recorded and can be seen at