Oct
4
Wed
Wildlife Presentations with Lavaland Elementary @ Albuquerque, NM
Oct 4 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

NMDGF will be giving three wildlife presentations fro Lavaland Elementary first graders.

Oct
6
Fri
Hunter Education Course @ Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, (Jake Lopez Bldg.),705 E Lime St., Portales, NM 88130 (Roosevelt County)).
Oct 6 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This course includes a live fire session on the Department’s pellet rifle trailer and 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 the Creightons Town and Country, 1625 S. Avenue D, Portales, NM 88130, or the manual can also be downloaded for free at https://www.hunter-ed.com/newmexico/manual/. Students are required to turn in their completed manual worksheets and live-fire authorization forms upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:

Registration opens on Sept. 18, 2023, at 9 a.m. and is conducted online through the student’s 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.

Oct
7
Sat
Hunter Education Course @ Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, (Jake Lopez Bldg.),705 E Lime St., Portales, NM 88130 (Roosevelt County)).
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course includes a live fire session on the Department’s pellet rifle trailer and 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 the Creightons Town and Country, 1625 S. Avenue D, Portales, NM 88130, or the manual can also be downloaded for free at https://www.hunter-ed.com/newmexico/manual/. Students are required to turn in their completed manual worksheets and live-fire authorization forms upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:

Registration opens on Sept. 18, 2023, at 9 a.m. and is conducted online through the student’s 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.

ATV Safety Class @ NM Departemnt of Transportation
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program presents an ATV safety class hosted by the New Mexico Department of Transportation Chama Yard. 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 Depratment of Game and Fish (https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/). Students must be at least 6 years of age.

Oct
8
Sun
Hunter Education Course @ Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, (Jake Lopez Bldg.),705 E Lime St., Portales, NM 88130 (Roosevelt County)).
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course includes a live fire session on the Department’s pellet rifle trailer and 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 the Creightons Town and Country, 1625 S. Avenue D, Portales, NM 88130, or the manual can also be downloaded for free at https://www.hunter-ed.com/newmexico/manual/. Students are required to turn in their completed manual worksheets and live-fire authorization forms upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:

Registration opens on Sept. 18, 2023, at 9 a.m. and is conducted online through the student’s 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.

Oct
11
Wed
Fishing with Dolores Gonzales Elementary School @ Tingley Beach
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program staff will be fishing with 40 elementary school kids from Dolores Gonzales Elementary School at Tingley Beach. Department staff will review knot tying, setting up a fishing rig and casting procedures and how to put a rig together. Participants will then set up their own rigs to fish.

Fishing with Dolores Gonzales Elementary School @ Tingley Beach
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The NMDGF Aquatic Education program will be fishing with 40 elementary school kids from Dolores Gonzales Elementary School at Tingley Beach. The NMDGF Aquatic Education staff will review knot tying, setting up a fishing rig, and casting procedures, and how to put a rig together. Participants will then set up their own rigs to fish.

Oct
12
Thu
Elk and Other Wildlife booth at Valles Caldera @ Valles Caldera
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NMDGF will be running a booth at Valles Caldera to talk about elk and other wildlife.