Feb
9
Fri
SCI SNM Chapter Annual Banquet @ Roswell Convention Center
Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Department staff will set up a table for outreach at SCI’s annual banquet with the help of field operations staff from the Department’s Southeast Area.

Registration Details:

See the SCI webpage for information on tickets to their event.

Feb
10
Sat
ATV safety class @ Doña Ana County Fairgrounds racetrack
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program presents an ATV safety class at the old racetrack at the Doña Ana County Fairgrounds, site of the Southern New Mexico State Fair.

Students completing the class receive the safety permit required for off-highway vehicle operators under the age of 18 years on public lands. Students under the age of 18 will also receive a free helmet and goggles.

ATVs and safety gear will be available for use during the class.

Registration Details:

Students must be at least 6 years of age. Space is limited – all students must already have or must create a free account with the Department of Game and Fish (https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/), and register prior to the class to ensure that each student will have an age- and size-appropriate training ATV available.

Feb
16
Fri
New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show @ Manuel Lujan Exhibit Complex, Expo New Mexico
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

The New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show was started after Bob Gerding passed to continue his legacy of bringing together people who spend time outdoors in New Mexico. The Department sponsors several activities at this annual event, including a catch-and-release fish pond for kids that gives them an opportunity to win prizes from the many vendors participating. Several calling contests are also taking place, including turkey and elk. Conservation officers will be on hand with the Poach Coach to answer questions, as will several biologists and other Department employees. The event is free to those who have a valid hunting or fishing license. Entry fee is $3 for all others.

Vendor Application is available by contacting Star Gonzales at estelle.gonzales@dgf.nm.gov

Feb
17
Sat
Hunter Education @ City of Clovis Shooting Range
Feb 17 @ 9:00 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 City of Clovis Shooting Range, 726 County Rd. 17, Clovis, NM 88101. 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 upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:

Registration opens on Jan. 29 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.     

New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show @ Manuel Lujan Exhibit Complex, Expo New Mexico
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show was started after Bob Gerding passed to continue his legacy of bringing together people who spend time outdoors in New Mexico. The Department sponsors several activities at this annual event, including a catch-and-release fish pond for kids that gives them an opportunity to win prizes from the many vendors participating. Several calling contests are also taking place, including turkey and elk. Conservation officers will be on hand with the Poach Coach to answer questions, as will several biologists and other Department employees. The event is free to those who have a valid hunting or fishing license. Entry fee is $3 for all others.

Vendor Application is available by contacting Star Gonzales at estelle.gonzales@dgf.nm.gov

Feb
18
Sun
Hunter Education @ City of Clovis Shooting Range
Feb 18 @ 9:00 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 City of Clovis Shooting Range, 726 County Rd. 17, Clovis, NM 88101. 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 upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:

Registration opens on Jan. 29 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.     

New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show @ Manuel Lujan Exhibit Complex, Expo New Mexico
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The New Mexico Outdoor Adventures Hunting and Fishing Show was started after Bob Gerding passed to continue his legacy of bringing together people who spend time outdoors in New Mexico. The Department sponsors several activities at this annual event, including a catch-and-release fish pond for kids that gives them an opportunity to win prizes from the many vendors participating. Several calling contests are also taking place, including turkey and elk. Conservation officers will be on hand with the Poach Coach to answer questions, as will several biologists and other Department employees. The event is free to those who have a valid hunting or fishing license. Entry fee is $3 for all others.

Vendor Application is available by contacting Star Gonzales at estelle.gonzales@dgf.nm.gov

Feb
27
Tue
ATV Safe Operation @ Montessa Park OHV Area
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program will present a class on basic ATV safe operation course for Veteran Affairs Police.