NM State Game Commission Meeting @ Hobbs
May 16 all-day
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.

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, The registration link will also be available on the Hunter Education Camp tab on the following department web page,

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

Esther Bone Public Library Wildlife Presentation @ Esther Bone Public Library
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

NMDGF will be giving a wildlife presentation at Esther Bone Public Library in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

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.

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

Fishing with Santa Fe Home School Commnity @ Cowell's Pond or Monastery Lake
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program will be conducting a benthic macro-invertebrate aquatic insect lab program, as well as fishing with Santa Fe Home School Community on May 22, 2024. The event is closed to the public.

N/A Closed to the public.

Fishing with Albuquerque Public Schools Jr. ROTC Program @ Cochiti Lake
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Aquatic Education program staff will be fishing with Albuquerque Public Schools Jr. ROTC students on June 4-6. There will be two fishing sessions each of the three days, Session No. 1 is from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and Session No. 2 is from 1:30-4 p.m. This event is closed to the public.