3rd Annual Outdoor Adventure Day @ Liam Knight Pond
Jun 10 @ 7:30 am – 1:30 pm
Farmington Jolt Jamboree @ Farmington Museum and Visitors Center
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

No entrance fee but some activities may have costs associated with them.

Ute Lake Outdoor Day @ Ute Lake State Park ( McFarland Ramp Overlook)
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Outdoor Day at Ute Lake State Park in Logan. Activities will include the Poach Coach, pellet gun trailer, casting demonstrations, wildlife identification presentation, archery (NASP) and water safety presentation by New Mexico State Parks. NMDGF Officers and State Park Rangers will be present and putting on the event. It will be a busy weekend at the lake, and, weathering permitting, should be a large turnout.

Santa Fe 3-D Archery Shootout @ Santa Fe NMDGF Area Office
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Youth archers will shoot a 10-target, walking, 3-D range utilizing a Genesis bow. Equipment will be provided if needed.

Registration Details: 

80 Total – Registration is limited to students with prior NASP experience.  Contact Bruce Atencio at Bruce.Atencio@dgf.nm.gov to register.

NASP – Basic Archery Instructor Certification Workshop @ Hoover Middle School
Aug 17 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This workshop is for certification as a Basic Archery Instructor for participation in the National Archery in the Schools Program. The workshop follows a hybrid-learning model with both online and in-person instruction.  All equipment is provide for training purposes.  Register online at www.naspbai.org.

Hunting/Shooting/Fishing Camp Contractor ITB pre-bid meeting @ Zoom
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Department will be hosting a pre-bid Zoom meeting to answer questions potential contractors may have about becoming a Department hunting/shooting/fishing camp contractor. We will provide an overview of what responsibilities the contractor would have as well as general requirements.

Overview: Camp contractors will host day and overnight hunting, fishing and shooting camps, as needed and determined by the Department. We encourage anyone interested in becoming a camp contractor to attend this meeting. However, attendance is NOT MANDATORY to place a bid. Link to more information, and to bid on the camp contractor position, can be found on the State of New Mexico General Services Department website, under active procurements. Listed as: Conservation Skills, Hunting/Shooting/Fishing Camp Coordinator

Registration Details:

Please use the zoom link to join the meeting:


New Mexico State Fair Exhibit @ Natural Resources Building at Expo New Mexico
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm

The Department’s annual exhibit at the New Mexico State Fair will be open to fair attendees Sept. 7-17 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., featuring live fish species and educational displays. Department staff will also be on hand to answer questions from the public.

Additional Contacts:
Name: Ryan Darr
Email: ryan.darr@dgf.nm.gov
Phone Number: 505-239-2770

Name: Valente Meza
Email: valente.meza@dgf.nm.gov

Youth Group Event: Outdoor activities with girl scout group @ NMDGF Albuquerque Area Office
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

**This youth group event is closed to the general public**

NMDGF will be doing various outdoor activities with a girl scout group.  Activities will include casting, archery and wildlife presentation.