Tristanna Bickford

Tristanna Bickford is the Assistant Chief of Education for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

August, 2021

  • 24 August

    Es fácil mantenerse legal mientras está pescando

    Recientemente he recibido varios llamadas telefónicas, correos electrónicos y mensajes de redes sociales de personas que preguntaban cómo pagar la multa que recibieron mientras pescaban. Me comuniqué con la División de Cumplimiento de la Ley del Departamento para determinar las tres principales infracciones de pescar en todo el estado y …

  • 24 August

    Are you ready to start fishing?

    New Mexico is home to many great fishing opportunities, from trophy fishing on the San Juan River in the northwest, to bass fishing across southern and central New Mexico, city ponds like Trees Lake in Deming and Tingley Beach in Albuquerque and the many state parks that offer phenomenal fishing …

  • 24 August

    ¿Está listo para comenzar a pescar?

    Nuevo México es el hogar de muchas oportunidades de pesca excelentes, desde la pesca de trofeos en el río San Juan en el noroeste, hasta que la pesca de lubina en el sur y el centro de Nuevo México, estanques de la ciudad como el Lago de los Árboles en …

July, 2021

  • 23 July

    Meet Dennis Segura – #TeamNMGameandFish

    Cool job alert!!! Imagine a job where you spend your time introducing sport fishing and aquatic education to new anglers. In this month’s #TeamNMGameandFish, we had a short Q and A with Dennis Segura. Dennis also plays a key role in assisting Trout Unlimited with fly-tying classes and the Trout …

  • 6 July

    Meet Art Anaya – #TeamNMGameandFish

    New Mexico has over 183,000 deeded acres of State Game Commission (SGC) properties that are managed by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish for the benefit of fish, wildlife and their habitats. New Mexico’s SGC Lands also provide public access for hunting, fishing and wildlife-associated recreation. The Department …

May, 2021

  • 27 May

    Meet Joanna Hatt – #TeamNMGameandFish

    Managing New Mexico’s wildlife is a long-term, complex endeavor. Biologists must work with other New Mexico agencies, other states, non-profit, industry and the public. There are many differing views and priorities on projects that need to be included, many different methods used to implement those projects and many more intricacies …

  • 10 May

    Meet Nagako Chroninger – #TeamNMGameandFish

    Managing a multi-million-dollar budget takes a team of individuals carefully coordinating, planning, ensuring policies are honored and providing consistency. Everyone in the agency supports the Department’s fiscal section. Still, each division, and region, has a person dedicated to ensuring that processes are followed, budgets are managed, bills are paid, quotes …

March, 2021

  • 26 March

    Meet James Dominguez – #TeamNMGameandFish

    Microscopic species are big business in New Mexico. The Department is concerned with several Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). They are very small in size, but can reproduce quickly and cause significant harm to the natural environment should they enter New Mexico’s water bodies. New Mexico remains one of seven states …

February, 2021

  • 24 February

    Meet Diana Montijo – #TeamNMGameandFish

    Typically, the Department opens our office doors, welcoming the public in, helping them apply for the big game draw, selling licenses and answering questions about hunting and wildlife in New Mexico. If you came into the Santa Fe office, the chances are that Diana Montijo would have been one of …

January, 2021

  • 21 January

    Meet Officer Adan Jacquez #TeamNMGameandFish

    At educational events, I typically ask attendees, “What does the Game and Fish Department do?” While the Department’s duties are extensive, the most common answer is “YOU CATCH POACHERS.” Conservation officers have long been the backbone of the agency. They are not only out there to ‘catch poachers,’ but have …