Forest Service Hiring For 2021 Field Season

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Interested in a temporary job on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) next summer? The Forest Service is now accepting applications for temporary spring and summer positions on The application period closes Sept. 28.

Department Cautions Homeowners Be Aware Of Increased Bear Activity

Due to multiple sightings of bears, including a sow and cubs, in the foothills of Santa Fe between Canyon Road and Highway 285, homeowners are reminded to remove bird feeders, store trash in a secured location and never leave pet food in a space where a bear can access it.

Wildlife Crimes Net $74,000 In Restitution

On June 23, 2020, Sandoval County Judge James A. Noel ordered Cody W. Davis of Arnegard, N.D. to pay $74,000 in restitution to the state for poaching a trophy mule deer buck.

New Mexico Fishing Report For June 23

In this week’s fishing report, Dustin highlights how people in the angling community can work
together to ensure equal access for all. Dustin is founder and executive director of Albuquerque-based GO Unlimited, an organization that creates access to outdoor recreation opportunities for people living with disabilities.

Game Commission To Meet Virtually June 25

If you are interested in participating and providing comments, you are encouraged to pre-register to attend the meeting on the Zoom Webinar platform. More information, including how to join the meeting by phone, is available on the Department’s website.

Leftover Draw Licenses Go On Sale June 24

711 deer and 56 youth-only pronghorn licenses that were not issued during the annual 2020-2021 big-game draw will go on sale at 10 a.m. MDT June 24, through the Department’s Online License System.