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Last Updated: 5/17/05

December Officer of the Month

Officer Ortega checking for license &

bag limit compliance during hunting season

Name:      

Chris Ortega               

 

Promotion:

From Local District Officer to Field Training Officer Southwest Area-Las Cruces

 

Duty Station:

Las Cruces

 

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

GMU's 19, 20, 21 & 25

 

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Wildlife

 

Length of Service:

5 Years

 

Specialty or Interest:

Amphibians & Reptiles

 

Current Projects/Assignments:

Amphibian  & Reptile identification booklet  

                                                 

Best Thing About the Job:

Working outdoors in a variety of habitats 

                

Most Common Question People Have:

When do I need to purchase a habitat stamp?

       

Answer:   

You need to purchase a habitat stamp or validation anytime you hunt, fish or trap on lands administered by the BLM or US Forest Service.  Only one stamp or validation is required per person per license year (April 1 - March 31)

   

Contact Information:                 

Phone: (505) 532-2100

Email: cortega@state.nm.us

 

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