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NMDGF Commission News

The latest State Game Commission news from the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish.  Department-wide news can be found under Home → NMDGF News.

Game Commission to meet June 18

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MAY 24, 2021: Game Commission to meet June 18 SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will hold a meeting, 9 a.m., Friday, June 18, 2021 at the New Mexico State Capitol (Roundhouse), Room 322, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Among the items on the agenda will be a hearing and final decision on applications of Landowner Certification of Non-Navigable Water. Applications can be found on our website and include: Rancho Del Oso Pardo, Inc. River Bend Ranch, LLC Chama II, LLC, dba Canones Creek Ranch Fenn Farm Three Rivers Cattle Ltd. Co All comments or proposed documentary evidence related to the hearing and final decision on applications of Landowner Certification of Non-Navigable Water must be provided in a written format [...]

Fisheries rule changes topic of public meetings

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 26, 2021: Fisheries rule changes topic of public meetings SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the Fisheries, Manner and Method and Commercial Use of Fish rules. The proposals are available on the Department’s proposals under consideration webpage. To provide information on proposed changes and gather public comments, two public meetings will be conducted via Zoom. The meetings will be held May 19 and May 20 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Click here to register for the May 19 webinar. Click here to register for the May 20 webinar. Presentation slides will be posted on the Department’s proposals under consideration webpage prior to the meetings so attendees can follow along. If you do not have access [...]

Game Commission to meet virtually April 7

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MARCH 31, 2021: Game Commission to meet virtually April 7 SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet virtually Wednesday, April 7, at 9 a.m. The full agenda and other information will be available on the Department of Game and Fish website before the meeting. If you are interested in participating and providing comments, you are encouraged to pre-register to attend the meeting on the Zoom Webinar platform. More information, including how to join the meeting by phone, is available on the Department’s website. The New Mexico State Game Commission meeting will also be available to view via a live webcast on the Department’s website. Webcast participants can listen to the meeting using a desktop computer or mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. [...]

Department Announces Sudden Passing of Commissioner David Soules

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MARCH 30, 2021: Department Announces Sudden Passing of Commissioner David Soules SANTA FE - The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is saddened to announce State Game Commissioner David Soules died suddenly late Friday. “We are heartbroken and saddened,” said Sharon Salazar Hickey, Chair of the State Game Commission. “David had the deepest passion and advocacy for hunting, wildlife and the outdoors. So many knew him through his outstanding service on sportsmen and wildlife conservation boards and he was trusted and respected by the entire hunting and non-hunting wildlife conservation community.” Solues, age 63 of Las Cruces, New Mexico, was appointed to the Commission in 2019. During his tenure on the Commission, he was instrumental in negotiating the State Game Commission Easement for Hunter and Angler [...]

Special Game Commission meeting to be held virtually March 22

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866 Media contact, Tristanna Bickford: (505) 476-8027 tristanna.bickford@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, MARCH 17, 2021: Special Game Commission meeting to be held virtually March 22 SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will hold a special virtual meeting, Monday, March 22, at 3 p.m., for an executive session to discuss pending litigation. The full agenda and other information will be available on the Department of Game and Fish website before the meeting. If you are interested in participating and providing comments, you are encouraged to pre-register to attend the meeting on the Zoom Webinar platform. More information, including how to join the meeting by phone, is available on the Department’s website. The New Mexico State Game Commission meeting will also be available to view via a live webcast on the Department’s website. Webcast participants can listen to [...]

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