Apr
30
Tue
NM Wildlife Federation – Nature Niños “Investigating the Outdoors” Classes 3 and 4 @ Liam Knight Pond
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

A fishing day will be held for The Nature Niños “Investigating the Outdoors” (ITO) class. Youth ages nine through 17 will learn, explore, and connect with our local natural spaces and grow their outdoor passions. Today’s class will cover basic fishing skills (casting, catch-and-release, and ethical fish harvesting). The Department will help with the angling essentials, such as fish species/anatomy, habitat, diet, understanding fishing gear, tying knots, safety and so on. This will also include hands-on practice casting, rod-and-reel assembly, and patience with fishing.

Registration Details:

Additional details for ITO can be found at https://www.natureninos.org/investigating-the-outdoors/

NMWF Nature Niños reached out to retain assistance from NMDGF – Aquatic Educator Contractor, Matty Gonzales

May
2
Thu
Fishing with Aztec Elementary School Kindergarten Students @ Aztec Riverside Park Pond
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish staff will be fishing with Aztec Elementary School kindergartners on two consecutive days, May 2 -3, 2024, at Riverside Park Pond. There will be approximately 100 students participating in 4 outdoor stations, one of which is fishing. The event is closed to the public.

NM Wildlife Federation – Nature Niños “Tiny Trees Fishing Days” Classes 3 and 4 @ Liam Knight Pond
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

A fishing day will be held for The Nature Niños “Tiny Trees” (TT) class. Youth ages four through eight will learn, explore, and connect with our local natural spaces and grow their outdoor passions. Today’s class will cover basic fishing skill (casting, catch-and-release, and ethical fish harvesting). The Department will help teach angling essentials, such as fish species/anatomy, habitat, diet, understanding fishing gear, tying knots, safety and so on. This will also include hands-on practice casting, rod-and-reel assembly, and patience with fishing.

Registration Details:

Additional details for TT can be found at https://www.natureninos.org/tiny-trees-art-stories/

NMWF Nature Niños reached out to retain assistance from NMDGF – Aquatic Educator Contractor, Matty Gonzales

May
3
Fri
Fishing with Aztec Elementary School Kindergarten Students @ Aztec Riverside Park Pond
May 3 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish staff will be fishing with Aztec Elementary School kindergartners on two consecutive days, May 2 -3, 2024, at Riverside Park Pond. There will be approximately 100 students participating in 4 outdoor stations, one of which is fishing. The event is closed to the public.

May
14
Tue
Fishing with Wood Gormley Elementary School @ Monastery Lake
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program staff will be fishing with students from Wood Gormley Elementary School at Monastery Lake on May 14, 2024. The event is closed to the public.

May
15
Wed
Fishing with Carlos Gilbert Elementary School @ Monastery Lake
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program staff will be fishing with students from Carlos Gilbert Elementary School (Trout in the Classroom participants). The fishing will follow the rainbow trout fry release. This event is closed to the public.

May
17
Fri
Fishing and Wildlife Trunks @ Moriarity NM
May 17 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Department staff will be fishing and showing wildlife trunks to kids with the Moriarty-Edgewood School District Early Childhood Center.

Registration Details:

N/A.  Closed to the public.

May
21
Tue
Fishing with Rio Rancho Senior Citizens @ Liam Knight Pond
May 21 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education Program staff will be fishing with the city of Rio Rancho Parks and Recreation & Community Service, Division of Senior Services, at Liam Knight Pond, Corrales, New Mexico on May 21, 2024. The event is closed to the public.