The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is soliciting nominations for its inaugural Excellence in Wildlife Conservation awards to be presented Feb. 20.
Printed versions of the 2016-2017 hunting rules and information booklet will be available at license vendors and Game and Fish Department area offices soon.
Rules and information about applying for 2016-2017 hunting licenses is now available online.
The Department of Game and Fish is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying poachers preying upon big bucks during the ongoing mule deer breeding season.
The elk were discovered Nov. 20 in an area of the refuge also used by hikers, birders and photographers.
Volunteers are invited to help clean up two outdoor shooting ranges on public land south of Santa Fe in October.
Department of Game and Fish conservation officers are searching for a bear that attacked a 60-year-old man from Missouri who was elk hunting Thursday afternoon west of Wagon Mound.
Duck hunters are asked to bring their harvested birds to check stations this season so Department of Game and Fish biologists can obtain samples for testing.
The Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) program is conducting free, hands-on, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) safety classes around the state this fall.
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish officers are searching for an adult black bear involved in the attack of a 56-year-old man Wednesday evening on a hiking trail near Los Alamos.
Many hunters will be taking to the woods and fields across New Mexico starting Sept. 1, the opening day for deer, elk and turkey archery hunts and for most small game and upland game birds.
A Colfax County magistrate judge fined two Raton men more than $7,000 and sentenced one to 60 days in jail for “egregious” crimes against wildlife.
The Department of Game and Fish is seeking qualified men and women to join the next generation of Conservation Officers who protect and conserve the state’s wildlife.
Raton played host to 339 contestants and coaches from 16 states for the International Youth Hunter Education Challenge at the National Rifle Association Whittington Center July 27-31.
The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations.
The auction and raffle of four bighorn sheep hunting licenses brought in close to a half million dollars for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish bighorn sheep program this year.
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish officers Tuesday were trying to catch a bear that bit a teenage girl while she was sleeping in a tent early Monday morning in a neighborhood yard just outside…
More than 1,900 youth, antlerless elk licenses will go on sale through the Department of Game and Fish Online License System at 10 a.m. July 8.
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The NM Department of Game and Fish officers are searching for an adult black bear involved in the attack of a 55-year-old Shed Hunter in the Lincoln National Forest..
A lone bird at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge has tested positive for a highly pathogenic avian influenza strain that affects wild and domestic fowl.
A Clovis man convicted of illegally possessing more 1,600 trout – more than 160 times the limit — agreed to pay $8,110 in civil penalties after accepting a plea agreement.
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Philmont Scout Ranch and Safari Club International are offering a new way for youths younger than 18 to earn their hunter education certification.
NMDGF recently received a President’s Award from the Mule Deer Foundation for their efforts to reverse mule deer declines through translocation and habitat management.
The department expects more than 160,000 applicants for about 60,000 licenses.
A new Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep area will open to hunting this year in northeastern New Mexico after successful negotiations between the Department of Game and Fish and two private landowners.
More than 800 young archers will compete Saturday in New Mexico’s fourth annual National Archery in the Schools State Tournament in Rio Rancho.
The NMDGF will meet to vote and discuss matters subject to the attorney-client privilege relating to threatened litigation pertaining to Hooser Ranch Limited Partnership on Feb. 19th.
Dr. Kerry Mower, 20-year wildlife disease specialist for the Department of Game and Fish, recently was presented with the 2015 Wildlife Professional Award by the New Mexico chapter.
Rules and information about applying for licenses and hunting big-game, small game and turkeys in New Mexico are available online and for download…
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The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations.
The Bureau of Land Management has partnered with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish to offer mobile maps of New Mexico’s big-game hunting units through the CarryMap Application.
The New Mexico Game Commission adopted new rules Aug. 28 that will provide hunters planning to enter the public drawings for 2015-season bighorn sheep licenses.
The NMDGF has announced that hunting seasons opened Sept. 1 in New Mexico for doves, grouse, squirrels and band-tailed pigeons, with some rule changes that provide more hunting opportunities.
The NMDGF plans to reintroduce Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep into historic bighorn sheep habitat near Cochiti Canyon in the Jemez Mountains of the Santa Fe National Forest.
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is asking the public to help solve a recent poaching case involving three mule deer poached near Carrizozo.
In a sale designed to encourage youth hunting, more than 2,000 youth antlerless elk licenses will discounted on NMDFG’s Online License System at Wednesday, July 9.
The State Game Commission has approved the nonprofit organization, the Donald R. Kemp Youth Hunting Club of Las Cruces, to qualify youths to receive donated hunting licenses and permits.
The department is seeking public input about proposed hunting rules for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelina, pronghorn and oryx.