The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will be conducting 6 or more
public meetings statewide, at least one per bear management zone, regarding
bear and lion management. The basic format will be informal. Itinarary is
Presentation of the 2004 bear season results and a 10-year statewide
Presentation of the bear population modeling effort.
Presentation of the 2004-2005 seasons cougar harvest statistics as they
stand and a 10-year statewide harvest history.
Open discussion and issues session.
Please inform any interested parties of these meetings. I will send a
schedule when it is available.
I'm shooting to hold all the meetings during the last two weeks of
February. So far scheduled:
Mon., Feb. 21 Silver city (tentative, no location set)
Wed., Feb. 23 6:00 PM, Albq. Area Office
Sat., Feb. 26 1:00 PM, Raton Area Office
Rick Winslow, Large Carnivore Biologist