New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866
Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027


Game Commission to meet July 24 in Socorro

SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet Wednesday, July 24, in Socorro to initiate the bear and cougar rule and discuss landowner certification of the non-navigable waters rule.
The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at New Mexico Tech Fidel Center located at 808 Olive Lane, in Socorro.

Other agenda items include:

  • A workshop, no commission action will be taken and no public comment will be taken during this agenda item:
    • Update on the Mexico Gray Wolf program
    • The Department’s organization and budget
    • The Department’s draw allocation process
  • Request to dispose of assets

The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website.

The New Mexico State Game Commission meeting will be available to view via a live webcast on the department’s website. The webcast can be accessed by clicking here. Webcast participants can listen to the meeting using a desktop computer or mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Comments will only be allowed at the Commission Chair’s discretion and is only available in person. A recording will be available after the meeting at the above link.

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 chairwoman Joanna Prukop, vice chairwoman Roberta Salazar-Henry, Jimmy Bates, Gail Cramer, Tirzio Lopez, David Soules and Jeremy Vesbach.

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 Tristanna Bickford, (505) 476-8027. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible forms.