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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 10/24/2012

November 2012


District Officer Megan Morales releasing a Javelina
District Officer Megan Morales releasing a Javelina in Southern New Mexico
Officer Megan Morales with a bear cub
District Officer Megan Morales trapping and relocating a bear with her cubs


Megan Morales

Duty Station:

Santa Fe District Officer

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

City of Santa Fe, 45, 6C, 8 & 43


Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice & Pyschology from NMSU

Length of Service:

2 years

Specialty or Interest:

Educating the public on wildlife and co-existing with wildlife.

Current Projects/Assignments:

Trapping and relocating bears in the city

Best Thing About the Job:

No day is ever the same

Most Common Question People Have:

Is there even any wildlife in Santa Fe?


Yes, we have everything from bears and mountain lions to bobcats and raccoons.

Contact Information:

Call 505-455-9121 or email