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


Migratory Game Bird rule changes topic of public meetings

SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the Migratory Game Bird rule.

The Department is proposing small changes in migratory game bird hunting, including incorporating federal recommendations on migratory bird seasons and adjusting season dates for calendar shifts.

To gather public comments, one public meeting will be conducted via conference call.

  • The conference call will occur March 31 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Call 800-747-5150, and then use access code 4499417.

Presentation slides will be posted to the Department’s website, prior to the meeting so attendees can follow along. If you do not have access to the website to view the presentation, please contact or 505-470-8947 to make arrangements to acquire a copy of the presentation.

The proposals are available on the Department’s website.

Comments on the proposed changes can be provided by mail: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Attn: Migratory Game Bird Rule Development, P.O. Box 25112, Santa Fe, NM 87504; by email, or via the phone at the meeting listed above.