New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866
Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SEPT. 24, 2018:
Game Commission to meet Oct. 5 in Albuquerque
SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet Friday, Oct. 5, in Albuquerque to review final biennial review of state listed and endangered species and the fiscal year 2018 report on depredation and nuisance abatement.
The meeting will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s new Northwest Regional Office located at 7816 Alamo Road NW, in Albuquerque.
Other agenda items include:
- A ceremonial opening and tour of the new Northwest Regional Office.
- Subsequent discussions for potential rule changes on hunting and fishing manner and method rule.
- Subsequent discussions on potential rule changes on the revocation rule.
- Discussions for potential rule changes for trapping, mandatory trapper education, setback requirements, closures, nonresident bag limits and penalties.
The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Details of proposed rules and opportunities to comment are also available on the website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us.
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 and Craig Peterson. The seventh commission position is currently vacant.
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 www.governor.state.nm.us.