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
28
Fri
Beast Feast 2022 @ New Covenant Church
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm

NMDGF will be at on-site at this event with both an archery trailer and a general information booth.
Tickets can be purchased at nmmenofhonor.com.

Beast Feast 2022

Feb
1
Tue
Wild Turkey Presentation @ Shady Lakes
Feb 1 all-day

NMDGF will be giving a presentation on wild turkeys to participants of the Nature Ninos program. This is closed to the general public and available to those registered with the program.

Event closed to the public.

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
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
11
Fri
Wild Turkey Presentation @ Cleveland High School
Feb 11 all-day

NMDGF will be giving two presentations to Cleveland High School wildlife students about wild turkeys.

Event closed to the public.