Sep
7
Thu
New Mexico State Fair Exhibit @ Natural Resources Building at Expo New Mexico
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm

The Department’s annual exhibit at the New Mexico State Fair will be open to fair attendees Sept. 7-17 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., featuring live fish species and educational displays. Department staff will also be on hand to answer questions from the public.

Additional Contacts:
Name: Ryan Darr
Email: ryan.darr@dgf.nm.gov
Phone Number: 505-239-2770

Name: Valente Meza
Email: valente.meza@dgf.nm.gov

Sep
9
Sat
National Archery in the School Program – Basic Archery Instructor Workshop @ Deming High School
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This workshop is the hands-on portion of a hybrid National Archery in the School Program (NASP) model for certification as a NASP Basic Archery Instructor. NASP-certified instructors can present the NASP curriculum to students in grades 4-12 throughout New Mexico.

Registration Details: https://naspbai.org/ClassSearch.aspx?country=US&state=NM

Sep
16
Sat
Hunter Education Course @ SW Area Game & Fish Office
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course includes a live fire session on the Dept.s pellet rifle trailer and 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 the Roswell Game & Fish Office (M-F 8am-5pm) or the manual can also be downloaded for free at, www.hunter-ed.com/newmexico/manual/. Students are required to turn in their completed manual worksheets and live fire authorization forms upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:

Registration opens on August 28, 2023 at 9am and is conducted online through the students 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.

Sep
17
Sun
Hunter Education Course @ SW Area Game & Fish Office
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course includes a live fire session on the Dept.s pellet rifle trailer and 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 the Roswell Game & Fish Office (M-F 8am-5pm) or the manual can also be downloaded for free at, www.hunter-ed.com/newmexico/manual/. Students are required to turn in their completed manual worksheets and live fire authorization forms upon arrival to class.

Registration Details:

Registration opens on August 28, 2023 at 9am and is conducted online through the students 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.

Sep
20
Wed
N3B Los Alamos employee safety day @ Rover Park
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Department staff will be on hand to participate and talk about wildlife and tools of a survival pack, along with OHV information.

Sep
21
Thu
Law Enforcement Event: Enforcement of the OHV Act training @ Deming Police Department & Luna County Sheriff's Office
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm

*This law-enforcement event is closed to the general public*

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program presents a class on enforcement of the Off Highway Vehicle act to DPD & LCSO so they can learn the laws on OHV’s in New Mexico as per grant agreement.

Sep
23
Sat
Free Fishing Weekend @ Entire State of New Mexico
Sep 23 – Sep 24 all-day

National Hunting and Fishing Day. No fishing license required on Sept 23-24; all other fishing rules apply

Off-Highway Motorcycle Safety Class @ Santa Fe Training Site (contact for location)
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle Program presents an off-highway motorcycle safety class open to the general public. Students earn the safety permit required for off-highway vehicle operators under the age of 18 years.

Off-highway motorcycles and safety gear are available for use during the class. A parent or guardian must remain on site during the class.

Space is limited -all students must have a free account with the Department of Game and Fish (https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us). Students must be at least 6 years of age.