Alexa Henry

Alexa Henry was the New Mexico Wildlife Magazine Editor for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

December, 2020

November, 2020

  • 13 November

    Biologists tag rainbow trout at Eagle Nest Lake

    Northern pike almost exclusively consume fish, and Eagle Nest Lake offers a plentiful menu including yellow perch, white sucker and fathead minnow. When given a choice, however, these fish may go after the fish most popular with anglers—rainbow trout. In fact, according to Jane Trujillo, coldwater fisheries biologist with the …

September, 2020

August, 2020

June, 2020

  • 24 June

    Department unveils first-ever bilingual Aquatic Invasive Species signs

    In an effort to promote Aquatic Invasive Species awareness to a wider audience, the Department of Game and Fish has posted its first-ever bilingual Spanish-English billboards at two lakes in southern New Mexico. The signs, which were funded by the Bureau of Reclamation, are designed by Department of Game and …

April, 2020

  • 28 April

    Jury convicts La Jara man of outfitting without registration

    A Sandoval County man was recently found guilty of outfitting without registration in Lincoln County. Eddie Pacheco, age 48, was convicted in February based on charges filed a year earlier and received a 364-day suspended sentence, 364 days of probation and was ordered to pay a $500 fine in addition …

March, 2020

  • 25 March

    DCA archeologist weaves a blanket made of 17,000 turkey feathers

    DCA archeologist weaves a blanket made of 17,000 turkey feathers

    In 2018, Mary Weahkee, an archeologist and anthropologist with the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, was asked to try her hand at a particular task that dates back to more than 1,000 years ago: weave a blanket made of turkey feathers. Usrey, a turkey hunter himself, gave Weahkee the …

  • 24 March

    Oryx and mushroom sliders

    Oryx and mushroom sliders

    Hunting—or having a hunter in your family or social circle— offers a tremendous opportunity for both hunters and non-hunters to expand your palate. I recently had the good fortune to receive one pound of ground oryx meat from a friend. I’ve cooked both elk and venison before, using ground venison …