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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 2:46pm

Outdoors

It's still summer at Elephant Butte Lake State Park

Labor Day weekend may mark the unofficial end of summer, but at Elephant Butte Lake State Park the weather and water is warm, fishing is great, and fun events are coming up!

Expect roadblocks statewide during fall hunting seasons

The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during fall hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect wildlife law violations.

Summer activities abound at Conchas Lake State Park

Water levels are up and activities abound this summer at Conchas Lake State Park! Due to rainfall and good conditions, all boat ramps and campgrounds are open and operational.

Texas sets dove, teal seasons

Dove hunters will have more opportunity later in the season with dates and bag limits finalized by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department this last week.

Grand opening for new reptile exhibit at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park (LDZG) is hosting the grand opening for its new, $1.23 million, state-of-the-art Reptile Exhibit on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

Black bear activity increasing on Gila National Forest

Due to the continuing hot and dry conditions that the Gila National Forest is experiencing, black bear activity is on the rise.

Anglers out in force over Memorial Weekend

Anglers across New Mexico took to the waters over the recent Memorial Day weekend. The warm weather and recent fish stockings drew people to lakes and streams throughout the state.

Saturday, June 7, is Free Fishing Day in New Mexico; youth clinics statewide

Whether you feel like testing the waters for the first time or you are an old hand at fishing, Saturday, June 7, is the perfect time to get out and make a cast or two at lakes and streams across New Mexico — no license required.

Zebra mussel rules now expanded statewide

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved a new regulation requiring that all boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river to help combat the further spread of zebra

McKelligon Canyon Park celebrates National Kids to Parks day

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, and The National Park Service will host the 4th annual National Kids to Parks Day from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Village of Ruidoso imposes increased fire restrictions

Wednesday morning, the Village of Ruidoso moved to Level II Fire Restrictions in an effort to revent situations that could lead to wildfires in the area.

Hatchery visitors help support future wildlife managers

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish announced five New Mexico State University students as recipients of its annual department scholarships.

May 1 is 'Stop Poaching Day' in New Mexico

May 1 is “Stop Trophy Poaching Day,” in New Mexico, emphasizing the serious threat the illegal activity poses to the state’s long tradition of hunting, and highlighting the contribution of hunting to New Mexico’s heritag

Dry camping available at Manzano Mountains State Park

New Mexico State Parks that announces that although Manzano Mountains State Park is open for recreation after being closed for two years, the park is currently experiencing issues with the water lines and is working diligently towards getting t

Sister National Parks share a movie that started it all

To commemorate Earth Day (April 22) and National Park Week (April 19-26) the Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, Guadalupe Mountains National Park and Carlsbad Caverns National Park invite everyone for a presentation of a Ken Burns’ documenta