Aquatic Insect Lesson with Laguna Elementary School @ Laguna, NM
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm

Department staff will teach an aquatic insect lesson to a class at Laguna Elementary School. The class is participating in the Trout in the Classroom program which allows them to rear rainbow trout from egg stage to fry stage and stock them in public waters. During this time, the students do in-depth studies about their trout and trout habitat. Department staff will give three presentations on this afternoon. This event is closed to the public.

NM State Game Commission Workshop @ Silver City
Apr 19 all-day
Casting and New Mexico Fish ID Lesson Plan with Carlos Rey Elementary School @ Albuquerque, NM
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am

Department staff will teach a lesson to a class that is participating in the Trout in the Classroom program. The lessons will be about New Mexico fishing, how to cast and land a fish and identifying different game fish in New Mexico. This event is closed to the public.

Hunter Education Instructor Training Workshop @ New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Northwest Area Office
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

This workshop is required to become a certified hunter education instructor and will certify the individual to teach both the Traditional and the Field Day Hunter Education student courses. This workshop also provides a NM Hunter Education certification to new instructors who need a required NM hunter education number. All participants must register prior to attending. Please see registration details below.

Registration Details:
Interested applicants need to first become a certified Game and Fish volunteer. Below are the steps to become a certified volunteer:

  1. Create a Customer Identification Account (CIN) with the Department at https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/
  2. Email the Volunteer Coordinator, Chris Jarvis, at chris.jarvis@dgf.nm.gov for the appropriate volunteer application documents.
  3. Once the application is approved, certified volunteers can sign-up for the hunter education workshop through their CIN account
Fly Fishing with Big Brothers Big sisters & Fly Fish NM @ Tingley Beach
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game Aquatic Education Program staff will be working with Fly Fish NM and Big Brothers Big Sisters at Tingley Beach on April 20, 2024. The event is closed to the public.

Off-Highway Motorcycle Safety Class @ City of Albuquerque Shooting Range Park
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program staff will present an off-highway motorcycle safety class hosted by City of Albuquerque Parks & Recreation. Students will earn the safety permit required for off-highway vehicle operators under the age of 18 years. Dirt bikes and safety gear are available for use during the class.

Registration Details:
Space is limited – all students must have a free account with the Department of Game and Fish (https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/). Students must be at least 6 years of age.