NMDGF Calendar of Events

Here are most recent calendar events from the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. Or focus on a subject (such as Hunting or Fishing) by visiting Calendars available in each section (above) from the main navigation .

For Hunter Education classes please see Hunter Education Course Schedule and for the Hunter Educator Workshops schedule please see Hunter Educator Instructor.

 

Apr
29
Sat
Hunter Education Courses
Apr 29 – Jul 15 all-day

Check the Hunter Education Course Schedule for new & updated class dates for Hunter Education, Field Day/Live Fire, and Bowhunter Education.  We also offer online course options for New Mexico residents 11 years of age or older.

May
6
Sat
OHV Safety Classes
May 6 – Aug 12 all-day

Check the Off-Highway Vehicle Calendar for new & updated available class dates.

OHV Safety Class: ATV @ Hackberry Lake BLM OHV Area
May 6 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

May
11
Thu
State Game Commission Public Meeting: Clayton @ Community Facility on Airpark Rd.
May 11 @ 9:00 am

Visit Commission Meetings & Agendas for more information.

May
13
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

May
15
Mon
Citizen advisory committees: Habitat Stamp projects
May 15 – May 25 all-day

Dates and locations:

  • Southwest: 10 a.m. May 15, Gila National Forest office, 3005 E. Camino del Bosque, Silver City.
  • Southeast: 9 a.m. May 17, Central Valley Electric Cooperative, 1403 N. 13th Street, Artesia.
  • Central: 9 a.m. May 18, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish office, 3841 Midway Place N.E., ABQ.
  • Northwest: 9 a.m. May 22, Carson National Forest office, 1110 Rio Vista Lane, Unit #2, Bloomfield.
  • Northeast: 9 a.m. May 25, Santa Fe National Forest office, 11 Forest Lane, Santa Fe.

For complete details see the following news release: Citizen advisory committees to meet to recommend Habitat Stamp projects

May
20
Sat
OHV Safety Class: ATV @ ABQ Shooting Range Park
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

All students must pre-register prior to class.

Click Icon of OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions OHV Safety Class Pre-registration Instructions  for instructions to pre-register for a hands-on class.

Online training is also available that provides the required safety permit after completion (see Safety and Training: Online Training tab).

New Mexico law requires anyone younger than 18 to obtain a safety permit prior to operating an OHV on public lands. The Department offers free hands-on ATV or dirt bike training that provides a safety permit after completion. Students must provide a properly registered OHV and all necessary safety equipment.

Jun
3
Sat
Free Fishing Day 2017
Jun 3 all-day

Fish without a license statewide June 3 and Sept. 23 . All other rules and regulations apply. Get outdoors! Find a fishing hole near you.