2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 17 - Game and Fish and Outdoor Recreation
Article 1 - State Game Commission
Section 17-1-5.1 - Conservation services division; duties.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 17-1-5.1 (2021)

A. The "conservation services division" is created within the department of game and fish.

B. The conservation services division is responsible for:

(1) management, enhancement, research and conservation of public wildlife habitat;

(2) the lease, purchase, enhancement and management of state wildlife habitat;

(3) assisting landowners in improving wildlife habitats;

(4) development of educational programs related to conservation of wildlife and the environment, including the expanded dissemination of wildlife publications; and

(5) communication and consultation with federal and other state agencies, local governments and communities, private organizations and affected interests responsible for habitat, wilderness, recreation, water quality and environmental protection to ensure comprehensive conservation services for hunters, anglers and nonconsumptive wildlife users.

History: Laws 1994, ch. 129, § 1.


Cross references. — For Wildlife Conservation Act, see 17-2-37 NMSA 1978 et seq.

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