Jan
21
Fri
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.

Jan
24
Mon
Big Game Draw 2022 – Know the Law @ Virtual
Jan 24 @ 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: Conservation Officer Ben Byrd will join us to talk about what you need to think about when hiring an outfitter, the most violated laws and how you can remain legal and proper use of an OHV in New Mexico.

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

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_K1M8V1BtSlq9nGm2_lNJpQ

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).

Jan
25
Tue
Big Game Draw 2022 – Meet the Bear Biologist @ Virtual
Jan 25 @ 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: Rick Winslow, bear and cougar biologist, will be on hand to answer your questions about applying for the Bear Draw as well as over-the-counter opportunities. Don’t forget that the deadline for applying for the bear and turkey deadline is February 12 at 5:00 p.m. Click here to register.

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

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MdPDn-b_SjizuMKeknyu-A

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).

Feb
1
Tue
Meeting Regarding the Wildlife Corridors Act Plan @ Virtrual
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm
Feb
2
Wed
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:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5swWJCwdQ0iL1OtY99yqVg

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).

Feb
3
Thu
Meeting Regarding the Wildlife Corridors Act Plan @ Virtrual
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
Feb
5
Sat
Dogs! A Science Tail @ NM Museum of Natural History & Science
Feb 5 all-day

NMDGF will work a booth to talk about some wild canid species in NM.

Event is open to the public. Please contact the NM Museum of Natrual History & Sciences for entrance costs into the museum.

Feb
7
Mon
Big Game Draw 2022 – Access is the Key! @ Virtual
Feb 7 @ 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: Rex Martensen, private lands coordinator, will be on joining us to talk about land status in New Mexico and the programs the Department has to help access private lands.

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

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SAjV6TkDQ9WZ0la-zqWOUQ

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).

Feb
9
Wed
Deadline: 2022 Bear & Turkey Draw Permit Application
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm

Deadline to apply for bear and turkey draw permits. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST).

2022-23 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book


Fecha límite para solicitar permisos para oso y pavo por sorteo. Las solicitudes se deben completar antes de las 5 p. m. Hora estándar de las montañas (MST).

2022-23 NM Cacería Reglas e Información

Big Game Draw 2022 – Meet the Elk Biologist @ Virtual
Feb 9 @ 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: Travis Zaffarano, elk program manager, will be on hand to answer questions about applying for and hunting elk in New Mexico.

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

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lozMZ-6-QMeacbb7UkU2kQ

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).

Feb
15
Tue
Deadline: 2021–2022 Harvest Reports
Feb 15 all-day

Deadline to submit 2021–22 harvest reports for deer, elk, pronghorn and turkey license holders. Reports can be submitted online or by telephone. Late fees apply after this date.

2022-23 New Mexico Hunting Rules & Info Book


Fecha límite para que los titulares de licencias para venado, uapití, berrendo y pavo presenten informes de cosecha 2021–2022. Los informes se pueden enviar en línea o por teléfono. Se aplican tarifas por pago atrasado después de esta fecha.

2022-23 NM Cacería Reglas e Información