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.

Fishing Workshops and Clinics @ Silver City Public Schools
Apr 12 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

These workshops and fishing clinic are for the third-grade students of Jose Public School in Silver City. The workshops will consist of fishing safety, knots, equipment, casting and fish identification.  We will be fishing at Bill Evans Lake.

N/A. Closed to the public.

Apr
13
Sat
ATV Safety Class @ Village of Los Lunas River Park
Apr 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program will present an ATV safety class provided by the Village of Los Lunas Open Space Division. Students earn the safety permit required for off-highway vehicle operators under the age of 18 years. ATVs 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.

Hunter Education Field Day with Live Fire @ Belen Shooting Sports Association
Apr 13 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course is open to students of any age seeking hunter education certification to meet hunting requirements in New Mexico. This course is an instructor-led student course that incorporates lecture, video, break-out sessions,  review methods and homework to educate students. Students 10 and under must have a parent/adult present with them during class. All students MUST complete the Today’s Hunter student manual homework before participating in class. Students can pick up a free hard copy manual at NM Department Game and Fish Office, 7816 Alamo Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120. The manual can also be downloaded for free at, www.hunter-ed.com/newmexico/manual/. Students are required to turn in their completed manual worksheets upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:

Registration opens on March 25th and is conducted online through the students Customer Id Number (CIN) Account. Once in the account, click on Hunter Education then click the Register for Hunter Ed Classes button and follow the prompts.

Fly Fishing with Fly Fish NM and Big Brothers Big Sisters @ Tingley Beach
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will be fly fishing with youth at Tingley Beach in Albuquerque in conjunction with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program of Central New Mexico and Fly Fish New Mexico.

Registration Details:
This event is closed to the public.

Apr
16
Tue
Aquatic Insect Lesson with Whittier Elementary School @ Albuquerque, NM
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Department staff will teach an aquatic insect lesson to a class at Whittier 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. This event is closed to the public.

Apr
17
Wed
Senior Archery – Continuing Education with Western Institute for Livelong Learning – WNMU @ Grant County Convention Center - Silver City
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Senior’s enrolled in the Senior Archery Extended Learning Program through WNMU will take part in a 3-hour, hands- on archery workshop. Participants will be assigned and fitted with archery equipment, and then taken step by step through the NASP 11-Steps of Archery Success program. Archers will have time to refine their skills shooting at 80 cm bullseye targets. A number of fun shooting games will complete the workshop.

Must be enrolled in the WNMU Senior Archery Continuing Education Program

Apr
18
Thu
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.