Department Updates

New Director Appointed

Michael Sloane, a 24-year employee of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, has been named the department’s new director by the State Game Commission. As director, Sloane will be responsible for leading the state wildlife agency whose mission is to conserve, regulate, propagate and protect the wildlife and …

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Carcass tag implemented

Carcass tag implemented for 2018-19 big-game and turkey hunters The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish implemented the use of a carcass tag for all big-game and turkey hunters starting in early 2018. This change simplifies the process for conservation officers to check hunters while in the field. Here …

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New Shooting Range

The department recently opened the Tres Piedras Primitive Shooting Range located 3 ½ miles west of Tres Piedras on commissioned-owned property. The Tres Piedras Wildlife Management Area is approximately 3,200 acres purchased in 1940 to provide a restoration area for sage grouse and pronghorn.

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Next Generation

Department seeking the Next Generation of conservation officers SANTA FE – The New Mexico 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. Conservation officers enforce New Mexico’s game and fish laws, investigate …

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