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Game Commission to meet November 21 in Roswell

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, NOV. 7, 2019: Game Commission to meet November 21 in Roswell SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet Thursday, Nov. 21, in Roswell. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Roswell Game and Fish Office, located at 1615 West College Blvd. Agenda items include: Rule Making Hearing on the Final Bear and Cougar Rule Rule Making Hearing on the Final Hunting and Fishing License Application Rule 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 [...]

Game Commission to meet October 25 in Farmington

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCT. 15, 2019: Game Commission to meet October 25 in Farmington SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet Friday, October 25, in Farmington. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Civic Center Exhibition Hall, located at 200 West Arrington Street, in Farmington. Agenda items include: Presentation on Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Fiscal Year 2019 Depredation and Nuisance Abatement Rule Update on the Mexican Gray Wolf program 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 [...]

Furbearer rule changes topic of public meetings

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCT. 1, 2019: Furbearer rule changes topic of public meetings SANTA FE - The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the furbearer rule. To gather public comments, four public meetings will be conducted: Raton: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 215 York Canyon Rd, Raton. Roswell: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 1615 West College Boulevard, Roswell. Las Cruces: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 2715 Northrise Drive, Las Cruces. Albuquerque: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 7816 Alamo Rd NW, Albuquerque. The proposals [...]

Share with Wildlife projects selected for 2020

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SEPT. 27, 2019: Share with Wildlife projects selected for 2020 SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s Share with Wildlife program has selected 16 wildlife projects for funding starting in 2020. The Department’s Share with Wildlife program funds projects up to $50,000 in four categories: habitat enhancement, biological and ecological research studies, wildlife rehabilitation and wildlife education. For 2020, the program is supporting one habitat project, eight research projects, five education projects and both education and rehabilitation activities of two wildlife rehabilitation centers. The habitat project focuses on evaluating wether or not culverts and bridges are barriers to aquatic and riparian connectivity in the northern Jemez Mountains. The research projects are focusing on a variety of Species of Greatest Conservation Need, including the [...]

Fish for free in New Mexico on National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, Sept. 28

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SEPT. 25, 2019: Fish for free in New Mexico on National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, Sept. 28 SANTA FE – Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 28 by going fishing for free. On this special day, New Mexico residents and nonresidents of all ages can fish without a license at public waters statewide. All other fishing rules apply. “We want to encourage New Mexicans to take their families outside to enjoy their wildlife resources and celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. A day of free fishing is a great way to do that,” Director Mike Sloane said. Are you new to fishing? Come to the Gallinas Riverfest in Las Vegas Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Department staff will join Hermit’s Peak Watershed [...]

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