Apr
4
Thu
Wildlife Station at Caballo Lake @ Caballo Lake State Park
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Department staff will be running a wildlife station at Caballo Lake State Park. This event is closed to the public.

Apr
6
Sat
Adult Women-Beginner Shotgun Shooting Clinic @ City of Albuquerque Shooting Range Park
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The NM Department of Game and Fish is hosting a shotgun shooting training clinic for adult women who have never shot or have very limited experience with shooting shotguns. Trained staff will teach safety, basic shooting techniques, cleaning the gun and how to properly shoot a shotgun and be successful at shooting clays.

Shotguns, ammo and clays will be provided. Please bring a lunch, water, sunscreen and whatever else you need, we will not be taking a full lunch, and there are not any food places near by.

Registration Details:

Registration opens March 11 and closes April 1, or when the class is full.

Click on the below link to register

https://qfreeaccountssjc1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dmd4yzetx0Ips90

May
6
Mon
NASP – National Archery in the Schools Program – Basic Archery Instructor Workshop @ NMDGF Albuquerque Area Office
May 6 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

This workshop is for certification as a Basic Archery Instructor for participation in the National Archery in the Schools Program. The workshop follows a hybrid learning model with both online and in-person instruction. All equipment is provided for training purposes. This event is closed to the public.

This is a private workshop for Project Venture.

May
11
Sat
NASP – National Archery in the Schools Program – Basic Archery Instructor Workshop @ NMDGF Albuquerque Office
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop is for certification as a Basic Archery Instructor for participation in the National Archery in the Schools Program. The workshop follows a hybrid learning model with both online and in-person instruction. All equipment is provide for training purposes. Register online at www.naspbai.org

Go to www.naspbai.org to register

May
13
Mon
3-D Archery Adventure with SMU-in-Taos @ Fort Burgwin
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SMU-in-Taos Summer College Program will participate in a 3-D Archery Adventure Shoot. College-age students will walk a pre-determined course in small groups. Each archer gets a one to three shots at a three-dimensional target shaped like an animal. The targets on the animals cover the vital areas where a hunter would normally aim. These courses challenge archers to adapt their shooting to account for variable conditions, distances and angles. Students will learn how to score a target and track their individual score.

Private event. – Must be pre-enrolled through the SMU-in-Taos summer program.

May
18
Sat
Bowhunter Skills Camp @ Manzano Mountains State Park
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

This camp is for participants of any age who is interested in learning more about the basics of archery and bow hunting. Participants will learn archery basics and safety, how to choose equipment, proper shot placement while hunting, outdoor preparedness, and more!

All archery equipment will be provided however, participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment if they have it. Camping is available at the State Park per reservation. Participants are responsible for all food and drinks. Youth under 18 must have a parent or adult present during the camp.

Registration Details:

Registration opens April 17 at 9 a.m. on the following link, https://forms.office.com/g/J9DmTKuciZ. The registration link will also be available on the Hunter Education Camp tab on the following department web page, https://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/education/hunter-education/#camps

All participants must have a Department Customer Id Number (CIN) Account and enter this number onto the registration form.

May
22
Wed
Training: 3-D ARCHERY ADVENTURE CHALLENGE @ Koch Pavilion in Tererro, New Mexico
May 22 all-day

New Mexico Administrative Services Division employees will participate in a 3-D Archery Adventure Shoot training. Participants will walk a pre-determined course in small groups. Each archer gets one to three shots at a three-dimensional target shaped like an animal. The targets on the animals cover the vital areas where a hunter would normally aim. This course challenge archers to adapt their shooting to account for variable conditions, distances, and angles. Participants will learn how to score a target and track their individual score.

Closed to the public

Wild Turkey Cook Along @ Virtual on Zoom
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to join us live on Wednesday May 22, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. for this special virtual wild turkey cook-along event.

Have you been hitting the turkey hills this season? If yes, and you have been fortunate enough to bring home some of that fresh and delicious turkey meat, then join NMDGF Staff as we cook up “Meateater’s Copycat Chick-Fil-A Turkey Nuggets” and other fun fixings that you and your family are sure to enjoy.

Didn’t notch a tag? Join us anyway and substitute wild turkey meat for any white meat bird you have in your freezer. You must register at the Zoom link by noon on May 20th. This will give you time to snag all the ingredients and get that kitchen prep ready to go for our first ever cook along event.

While this event is focused on ladies, we welcome everyone to join us.

To participate in the virtual session click the following link to register by noon on May 20th for this meeting,

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEvce-tpjMqGtGwTZJglFN_w-T_rV1Pz0Qa

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email, ingredient lists, and recipes for this event.