Hunter Education Courses
Jan 21 – Feb 20 all-day

Keep checking for updates to our hunter and bowhunter education course schedule. Courses are added to the class list as we hear from our volunteer instructors. See Courses & How-to-Register.

Off-Highway Vehicle; All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Training @ 2420 W Picacho Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88007
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will offer a free all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety training to the public. The training will be held at the dirt lot west of Day’s Hamburgers. Training machines and safety gear are available, no sharing. Each student must bring weather appropriate clothing (gloves, boots, long pants and long sleeved shirt), a snack or lunch, water and sunscreen. COVID precautions will be followed; COVID plan is available for download when registering for class.

Students must have a customer identification number with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. All students must preregister to reserve a place in any class that is offered. To preregister or to get more information about classes offered please visit www.B4Uride.com or call Christopher Johnson, NMDGF OHV Ed Coordinator at (505) 222-4712.

Meeting Regarding the Wildlife Corridors Act Plan @ Virtrual
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm
Big Game Draw 2022 – Meet the Turkey Biologist @ Virtual
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Have you thought about applying for the 2022 big game draw? The Department is working on an entire series with everything you need to know when applying.

We will meet virtually every week, sometimes multiple times a week, to discuss the draw, how to apply, options for hunter education and reading the draw odds report. We will also have our big game biologists on hand to answer questions.

In this session: Casey Cardinal, resident bird biologist, will be on hand to answer your questions about applying for the Turkey Draw as well as over-the-counter opportunities. Don’t forget that the deadline for applying for the bear and cougar turkey deadline is February 12 at 5:00 p.m.

Please register online and send us your questions through email (tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us).

Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Send us your questions through email (tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us).

Meeting Regarding the Wildlife Corridors Act Plan @ Virtrual
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm