Monthly Updates

August, 2020

  • 26 August

    Department teams up with agency partners to reestablish boreal toad population

    Last June, the Department, in partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and the U.S. Forest Service, released 72 adult and young boreal toads at Trout Lakes near the northern New Mexican town of Tierra Amarilla. The toads were released in the marshy zone by the upper lake, where the …

  • 26 August

    New Share with Wildlife license plate featuring roadrunner available this fall

    For those looking to add a personal touch to their support of conservation efforts in New Mexico, the new Share with Wildlife license plate will be available for purchase this fall and will feature the greater roadrunner, New Mexico’s state bird. The roadrunner plate is the fourth in the series …

  • 26 August

    National Hunting and Fishing Day 2020

    National Hunting and Fishing Day is celebrated the fourth Saturday in September every year all across the United States. Launched in 1971 by Congress, National Hunting and Fishing Day recognizes hunters and anglers for their leadership in wildlife and conservation. There are many ways New Mexico’s hunters and anglers to celebrate …

  • 26 August

    The Department Information Center answers top three questions

    Despite COVID-19 restrictions, the Department’s Information Center team is still as busy as answer answering questions and e-mails from the public. “We haven’t skipped a beat these past five months whether we are in the office taking calls or at home answering emails,” said Lisa Brejcha, former information center supervisor …