Jan
5
Wed
Big Game Draw 2022 – Most common questions @ Virtual
Jan 5 @ 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: Information center supervisor Art Anaya will be joining us for an in-depth look at the Rules and Information Booklet. We will identify the most common questions and help you prepare for the draw to open on January 19.

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_e2ArFk1DSF-aYswXczYwrQ

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).

Jan
10
Mon
Big Game Draw 2022 – Hunter Education, Volunteering and Mentored Youth @ Virtual
Jan 10 @ 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: Youth under 18 years of age MUST take hunter education before going hunting, but hunter education is good for everyone. Join Jennifer Morgan, hunter education coordinator, to learn the ins and outs of hunter education. We will also talk about the mentored youth program and how you can become a hunter education instructor.

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_VXpxaxewQfK8oESDXCJmwA

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).

Jan
12
Wed
Big Game Draw 2022 – It’s all about the Rules! @ Virtual
Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

ave 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: In New Mexico, the Big Game Rules are set on a four-year cycle, determining the state’s hunt dates and harvest limits. 2022 is a big year for the Big Game Rules, and the Department will be opening nine of them. Elise Goldstein, assistant chief for wildlife, will join us to talk about how recommendations are made, the rule process and most importantly, how you can get involved.

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_3bi5qpSeToCQSjy4IBiZjQ

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).

Jan
15
Sat
Outdoor Adventure Day @ Shady Lakes
Jan 15 all-day

The NMDGF Aquatic / Archery Education will be participating in an outdoor experience for 35 disadvantaged Native and Latino students. The students will be participating in six outdoor stations in conjunction with the NMWF. All participants have never fished, or shot with a bow and arrow, and will be introduced to six outdoor station activities.

Event closed to the public.

Jan
18
Tue
January Ladies’ Social Hour @ Virtual
Jan 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for our next Ladies’ Social Hour scheduled for January 18, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered how the Department sets hunt dates, harvest limits and overall hunt structure?

2022 is a big year for hunting in New Mexico. The Department and State Game Commission will be reviewing nine rules that oversee big game hunting. It is an excellent time for everyone to get involved. We will give you the meat and potatoes for the rule-setting process during the January session.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsd-ivrTMtH9czKBcrLIv3VojVMr2YCWvU

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

You can also view previous social hours on the Department’s YouTube page.

Jan
19
Wed
Big Game Draw 2022 – Getting started! @ Virtual
Jan 19 @ 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: Are you ready to apply but don’t know where to start? Join Ross Morgan, public information officer, learn about the process and ask questions to help you get started.

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_buPGK9iMRZeQNfGxY-f08Q

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).