New Mexico Wildlife Podcast

New Mexico Wildlife Podcast

New Mexico Wildlife Podcast

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Join the New Mexico Wildlife Podcast, the official podcast of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, for coverage on all things outdoors in the land of enchantment! From hunting and fishing to bird watching and wildlife photography, we have got you covered!
  1. January 12, 2022
    45 min
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    Episode 17 (Jan 2022) New Year Resolutions - NMDGF Challenges
    Happy New Year! Do you have a new year's resolution yet? Join us as we talk with the Department's Northwest Regional PIO, Ross Morgan, and discuss NMDGF challenges that you can participate in for 2022. We discu…
  2. December 28, 2021
    46 min
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    Episode 16 (Dec 2021) Native Fish Program - Colorado River Basin
    Join us as we learn all about native fish in the Colorado River Basin with NMDGF's Native Fish Program Supervisor Matt Zeigler. We talk about species distribution, management, and cutting-edge research techniqu…
  3. November 29, 2021
    57 min
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    Episode 15 (Nov 2021) Wildlife Health & Diseases
    This month we are talking all things wildlife health with Dr. Kerry Mower, the Department’s Wildlife Health Specialist. From common diseases and parasites to an in-depth discussion on Chronic Wasting Disease, j…
  4. October 13, 2021
    1 hr 6 min
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    Episode 14 (Oct 2021) Deer Management in New Mexico
    Today we are joined by New Mexico’s state deer biologist, Orrin Duvuvuei. We dive into deer management here in the state, including how annual surveys are conducted, the importance of harvest reporting and ongo…
  5. September 22, 2021
    57 min
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    Episode 13 (Sept 2021) Bowhunting Basics
    With September archery seasons underway, we wanted to do an episode on bowhunting basics for folks interested in taking up the sport. Join us as we talk with NMDGF’s Public Information Specialist Larry Garcia t…
  6. August 20, 2021
    42 min
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    Episode 12 (Aug 2021) All Things Black Bears
    For our August edition, we meet with the Bear and Cougar Biologist for NMDGF, Rick Winslow. Join us as we discuss bears in New Mexico – from biology and management to safely camping and living in bear country t…
  7. July 28, 2021
    1 hr 3 min
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    Episode 11 (July 2021) Oryx and Ibex Management in New Mexico
    Join us as we talk with Southwest Regional Biologist Kevin Rodden and learn all about free-ranging oryx and ibex populations in New Mexico – why they were introduced, how they are managed, hunting opportunities…
  8. June 29, 2021
    1 hr 1 min
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    Episode 10 (June 2021) Catfishing New Mexico
    Join us as we talk with “the catfishin’ guy” Shawn Denny, the Warm Water Sportfish Supervisor with NMDGF. We talk all things catfish in New Mexico – from catfish management in the state to how we can be more su…
  9. May 22, 2021
    51 min
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    Episode 9 (May 2021) Spring and Summer Walleye Fishing
    It’s time to dust off that fishing gear that you threw in the garage at the end of last summer and start chasing walleye! Join NMDGF’s Assistant Chief of Fisheries over research and management, Mike Ruhl, as we…
  10. April 23, 2021
    1 hr 7 min
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    Episode 8 (April 2021) Talkin' Turkey - How to Call Spring Gobblers
    Spring is finally here and turkey season is underway! Join us for our very first repeat guest on the show, NMDGF Officer Storm Usrey, as we learn to talk turkey. We discuss the vocalizations turkeys make, how t…
  11. March 31, 2021
    30 min
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    Episode 7 (March 2021) How to Have A Career in Wildlife: Insights from NMDGF’s Assistant Director
    Join us as we talk with Assistant Director Jim Comins during his last week on the job before retirement. We will talk about his career with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, the lessons learned and ad…
  12. February 26, 2021
    56 min
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    Episode 6 (Feb 2021) History of Hatcheries and their Benefits to Anglers
    Starting back in 1921, New Mexico's hatchery program has helped restore fish populations and provide angling opportunities across the state. Join us as we discuss the hatchery program with Roddy Gallegos, the A…
  13. January 22, 2021
    57 min
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    Episode 5 (Jan 2021) The Big Game Draw
    Join the New Mexico Wildlife Podcast as we talk with Craig Sanchez, the Assistant Chief of Education, and discuss the ins and outs of the 2021 Big Game Draw. We discuss hunter education requirements, strategies…
  14. December 15, 2020
    53 min
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    Episode 4 (Dec 2020) Sportfish Program and All Things Ice Fishing
    Join New Mexico Wildlife Podcast as we talk with Eric Frey, the Sportfish Program Manager for NMDGF, and discuss the various management activities and projects currently underway in the Sportfish Program. Then…
  15. October 31, 2020
    59 min
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    Episode 3 (Nov 2020) Upland Game Program and Quail Hunting Forecast
    Join NM Wildlife Podcast as we talk with Casey Cardinal, the Department's Resident Game Bird Biologist, and discuss upland game bird research and surveys throughout the state. We discuss everything from quail t…
  16. October 01, 2020
    47 min
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    Episode 2 (Oct 2020) Open Gate Program and DIY European Skull Mounts
    Join us as we talk with Gary Calkins, the Open Gate Coordinator with the NM Department of Game and Fish. We discuss the Open Gate program and its benefits to both public hunters and participating landowners. Th…
  17. September 01, 2020
    50 min
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    Episode 1 (Sept 2020) Conservation Education and Fall Turkey Hunting
    Join us as we talk turkey with Storm Usrey, the Conservation Education Program Manager for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. We learn a little about the Conservation Education Program and then dive in…

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