New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866
Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MAY 6 2020:
Citizen Advisory Committees to meet virtually to recommend Habitat Stamp projects
SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has scheduled statewide Habitat Stamp Program Citizens Advisory Committee virtual meetings for 2020. Citizen advisors will prioritize proposed Habitat Stamp projects for the next fiscal year. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend the following regional Citizen Advisory Committee virtual meetings:
- Southwest: May 20 at 10 a.m.
- Central: May 20 at 1 p.m.
- Northwest: May 21 at 2 p.m.
- Northeast: May 27 at 10 a.m.
- Southeast: May 27 at 1 p.m.
Information about how to pre-register and attend these Zoom virtual meetings will be available on Friday, May 15 on the Habitat Stamp Program webpage, https://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/conservation/habitat-stamp/. Participants can utilize desktop computers or mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets to attend the meetings.
Since its inception, citizens have been an important part of the program. Appointed by the State Game Commission, citizens representing sporting, conservation and public-land permittee interests meet each spring to prioritize local habitat projects.
For more information about the Habitat Stamp Program, please contact Daniel Lusk (575) 649-1658, email@example.com.