Jan
21
Sun
Women’s Duck Hunting Camp @ Rio Grande
Jan 21 all-day

Registration Details:

  • Registration will open at 9 am December 26th. Register here
  • Mandatory Zoom orientation at 6 pm on January 16th. A link will be emailed to registered participants.
Feb
10
Sat
ATV safety class @ Doña Ana County Fairgrounds racetrack
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program presents an ATV safety class at the old racetrack at the Doña Ana County Fairgrounds, site of the Southern New Mexico State Fair.

Students completing the class receive the safety permit required for off-highway vehicle operators under the age of 18 years on public lands. Students under the age of 18 will also receive a free helmet and goggles.

ATVs and safety gear will be available for use during the class.

Registration Details:

Students must be at least 6 years of age. Space is limited – all students must already have or must create a free account with the Department of Game and Fish (https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/), and register prior to the class to ensure that each student will have an age- and size-appropriate training ATV available.

Feb
16
Fri
New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show @ Manuel Lujan Exhibit Complex, Expo New Mexico
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

The New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show was started after Bob Gerding passed to continue his legacy of bringing together people who spend time outdoors in New Mexico. The Department sponsors several activities at this annual event, including a catch-and-release fish pond for kids that gives them an opportunity to win prizes from the many vendors participating. Several calling contests are also taking place, including turkey and elk. Conservation officers will be on hand with the Poach Coach to answer questions, as will several biologists and other Department employees. The event is free to those who have a valid hunting or fishing license. Entry fee is $3 for all others.

Vendor Application is available by contacting Star Gonzales at estelle.gonzales@dgf.nm.gov

Feb
17
Sat
New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show @ Manuel Lujan Exhibit Complex, Expo New Mexico
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show was started after Bob Gerding passed to continue his legacy of bringing together people who spend time outdoors in New Mexico. The Department sponsors several activities at this annual event, including a catch-and-release fish pond for kids that gives them an opportunity to win prizes from the many vendors participating. Several calling contests are also taking place, including turkey and elk. Conservation officers will be on hand with the Poach Coach to answer questions, as will several biologists and other Department employees. The event is free to those who have a valid hunting or fishing license. Entry fee is $3 for all others.

Vendor Application is available by contacting Star Gonzales at estelle.gonzales@dgf.nm.gov

Feb
18
Sun
New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show @ Manuel Lujan Exhibit Complex, Expo New Mexico
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show was started after Bob Gerding passed to continue his legacy of bringing together people who spend time outdoors in New Mexico. The Department sponsors several activities at this annual event, including a catch-and-release fish pond for kids that gives them an opportunity to win prizes from the many vendors participating. Several calling contests are also taking place, including turkey and elk. Conservation officers will be on hand with the Poach Coach to answer questions, as will several biologists and other Department employees. The event is free to those who have a valid hunting or fishing license. Entry fee is $3 for all others.

Vendor Application is available by contacting Star Gonzales at estelle.gonzales@dgf.nm.gov

Feb
27
Tue
ATV Safe Operation @ Montessa Park OHV Area
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program will present a class on basic ATV safe operation course for Veteran Affairs Police.

Apr
12
Fri
National Wild Turkey Federation WITO Event @ Cloudcroft, NM
Apr 12 all-day

The Department will participate at the NWTF Women in the Outdoors Event (WITO) in Cloudcroft, NM. Department staff will be assisting with fishing, turkey calling/hunting and turkey life history presentations.

Registration Details:

Please contact Helen Butt.

Jun
27
Thu
Wildlife Presentation at Artesia Public Library @ Artesia, NM
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:40 am

NMDGF will be giving a wildlife presentation at the Artesia Public Library as part of their youth summer reading program.