New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Media contact: Dan Williams, (505) 476-8004
Public contact: (505) 476-8000
dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, AUG. 20, 2007:

TEXAS HORNSHELL RECOVERY, HUNT APPLICATION FEES ON GAME COMMISSION AGENDA

ALBUQUERQUE -- The New Mexico Game Commission will consider a recovery plan for the endangered Texas hornshell mussel, and proposed adjustments to the $6 online application fee for special hunts during its meeting Aug. 23 in Albuquerque .

The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the State Bar of New Mexico building, 5121 Masthead NE , in Albuquerque . The full agenda, detailed agenda-item briefings, and other information are available on the Department of Game and Fish website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us or by calling (505) 476-8008.

Agenda items include:

The New Mexico Game Commission is composed of seven members who represent the state's diverse interests in wildlife-associated recreation and conservation. Members are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the state Senate. Current members are Chairman Alfredo Montoya, Alcalde; Vice-chairman Tom Arvas, Albuquerque; Leo Sims, Hobbs ; Sandy Buffett, Santa Fe ; M.H. "Dutch" Salmon, Silver City ; Terry Riley, Tijeras; and Jim McClintic, Albuquerque .

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting, please contact Shirley Baker, (505) 476-8030. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible forms.

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