Outdoors

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

Fire restrictions to begin on the Gila

The Gila National Forest will begin campfire and smoking restrictions Tuesday, April 22 at 8:00 a.m. These restrictions are deemed necessary to provide for public safety and help prevent human-caused fires. The restrictions are:

McDonald Observatory hosts open house

The McDonald Observatory, nestled in the Davis Mountains, just outside of Fort Davis, TX will be hossting an open house on April 26, 2014 and they're inviting you!

Manzano Mountains State Park open house

To celebrate re-opening, Manzano Mountains State Park is having an Open House on Sunday, April 27, from 1-4 p.m.

Give input on New Mexico big-game hunting rules

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish invites hunters and wildlife enthusiasts in the Raton area to give comments on several big-game hunting rules during a public meeting at 6 p.m.

Abundant recreation opportunities on the Gila National Forest

Spring is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy recreation opportunities across the Gila National Forest.

Gila National Forest participates in Grant County Trails month

More than a dozen people joined the Gila National Forest and Grant County on interpretive hikes of the cultural and historic features found within the Fort Bayard Trail System, northeast of Silver City, Saturday, April 5.

Officials visit Elephant Butte Lake State Park

Officials from the New Mexico Tourism Department recently spent an afternoon on the water during a familiarization boating tour of the state’s largest and most popular lake and state park.

Catwalk Recreation Area to reopen April 5

The public is invited to join the Gila National Forest April 5, 2014 for the reopening of the Catwalk Recreation Area. This event will be held in conjunction with the Glenwood Dutch Oven Cook-Off.

Court ruling gives New Mexico resident hunters better odds in drawings for bighorn sheep, oryx and ibex

New Mexico resident hunters scored a big victory Monday with a U.S.

Star party at City of Rocks State Park

An evening adventure awaits--City of Rocks State Park is having a Star Party at dusk on Saturday, March 22 and you’re invited!

Colorado River Guadalupe Bass is potential state, world record

A 3.71-pound, 17-inch Guadalupe Bass caught from the Colorado River below Austin appears to qualify as a new state and world record in several categories.