New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
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Game Commission to meet May 22 in Los Alamos

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Tuesday, May 22, in Los Alamos to discuss potential hunting rule changes for Barbary sheep, oryx and Persian Ibex and final rule changes for bighorn sheep, javelina and pronghorn antelope.

The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Los Alamos Holiday Inn Express Meeting Room at 60 Entrada Drive, in Los Alamos.

Other agenda items include:

  • An update on the construction of the Albuquerque Office Complex.
  • An update on the status of bighorn sheep in Cochiti Canyon.

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