New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 2, 2019:

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 dates.

To gather public comments, three public meetings will be conducted:

  • Albuquerque: 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 10 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 7816 Alamo Rd, NW
  • Farmington: 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 11 at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W Arrington St.
  • Las Cruces: 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 12 at the Department of Game and Fish office, 2715 Northrise Drive

The proposals will be available on the department’s website, http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/commission/proposals-under-consideration/, in early April prior to the public meetings. Comments on the proposed changes can be provided by mail: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Attn: Waterfowl Rule Development, P.O. Box 25112, Santa Fe, NM 87504; by email, DGF-Waterfowl@state.nm.us or in person at one of the meetings listed above.

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