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New Mexico Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Advisory Board Meeting

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, DEC. 3, 2018 New Mexico Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Advisory Board Meeting ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has scheduled a public meeting of the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Advisory Board for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Information regarding the OHV program’s budget, education and law enforcement efforts will be presented. The Advisory Board will also establish meeting dates for next year. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s Northwest Regional Office located at 7816 Alamo Road NW, in Albuquerque. Information on the advisory board can be found on the department’s website. ###

Director to hear public comments on trapping rule

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, NOV. 16, 2018: Director to hear public comments on trapping rule ALBUQUERQUE – The Director of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will hold a listening session to hear public comments on proposed changes to the furbearer rule. Proposed changes include mandatory trapper education, increasing set-back requirements, allowance for closure of areas to trapping, signage and further clarifying the definition of a trail. The listening session will be conducted 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 27 at the department’s Northwest Regional Office, 7816 Alamo Road NW in Albuquerque. Comments can be provided by mail: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Attn: Furbearer Rule Development, P.O. Box 25112, Santa Fe, NM 87504; by email, ispa@state.nm.us, or in person at the meeting. ###

Game Commission to meet Nov. 30 in Roswell

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, Nov. 15, 2018: Game Commission to meet Nov. 30 in Roswell SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet Friday, Nov. 30, in Roswell to take final action on amendments to the private land elk license allocation system, hunting and fishing manner and method, deer, elk and the hunting and fishing license and application rules. The meeting will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center Exhibit Hall, located at 912 N. Main Street. Other agenda items include: Special hunt draw deadlines for 2019 – 2020 Presentation on the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2019 Mexican Gray Wolf Translocation Plan Subsequent discussions on the trapping and furbearer rule The full agenda and other information are available Read more...

Department opens new Albuquerque office Nov. 15

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, NOVEMBER 8, 2018: Department opens new Albuquerque office Nov. 15 SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will officially open the new Northwest Regional Office in Albuquerque at 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. The new complex, located at 7816 Alamo Road NW, creates a destination that provides the public a place to interact with staff and participate in educational and recreational opportunities. “Our new facility is a great urban resting space for migratory birds and is within close walking distance of one of New Mexico’s urban treasures – The Rio Grande bosque,” said Mike Sloane, Director. “We are excited about the opportunity this presents for us to expand our hunter, angler and wildlife education programs.” The current office, located at 3841 Midway Place, Read more...

Game Commission to meet Nov. 8 in Albuquerque

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, OCT. 24, 2018: Game Commission to meet Nov. 8 in Albuquerque SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Game Commission has scheduled a special meeting Thursday, Nov. 8, in Albuquerque to take final action on applications for landowner certification of non-navigable waters The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s new Northwest Regional Office located at 7816 Alamo Road NW, in Albuquerque. The full agenda and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website. Copies of the applications and the Director’s recommendations can be found on the website. The State Game Commission is composed of seven members who represent the state’s diverse interests in wildlife-associated recreation and conservation. Members are appointed by Read more...

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