Prescribed Burning Planned at Aztec Ruins National Monument


Hazard fuel reduction will help reduce wildfire risk and eliminate invasive species Aztec, NM — The National Park Service plans to burn several piles of woody debris at Aztec Ruins National Monument on March 2 and 3.  The piles will only be burned if and when environmental conditions are favorable and adequate fire management resources […]

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Carlsbad BLM Planned Prescribed Fires for the Month of March 2015

Prescribed Fires Planned   CARLSBAD – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning to conduct prescribed burns at 4 locations throughout the area beginning the first week of March, weather permitting. Prescribed burning operations are expected to continue through the month of March. These prescribed burn projects are part of a restoration effort to […]

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Lincoln National Forest Prescribed Fire Update – February 25, 2015

During the planning stages of any prescribed fire, fire managers work with other forest specialists to develop and write burn plans. This planning process includes consideration of the following:  temperature, humidity, wind, moisture of the vegetation, and ventilation which will affect the dispersal of smoke. Prescribed fire specialists compare conditions on the ground to those outlined […]

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Prescribed Burns Planned in Chaves County beginning Feb. 20th

Prescribed Burns Planned in Chaves County    Roswell, NM – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning to begin prescribed burn operations approximately 10 miles northeast of Roswell in Chaves County.  The Eight Mile Draw prescribed fire will be 600 acres in size and is located off of Aztec Road along the Pecos River.  […]

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Carson National Forest Tres Piedras Ranger District Prescribed Burn Plans

Taos, NM, January 29, 2015 – Fire managers on the Carson National Forest’s Tres Piedras Ranger District have begun planning for Winter and Spring prescribed burn projects. Winter and Spring offer an opportunity to take advantage of favorable conditions to accelerate forest restoration through the use of prescribed fire. These fires help reduce hazardous fuels, […]

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PRESCRIBED BURN PLANNED ON SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST

SANTA FE, NM, November 19, 2014 — Fire managers at Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct a prescribed pile burn in the Santa Fe Watershed on the Espanola Ranger District. The Santa Fe Watershed pile burn may be conducted from December 01, 2014, through the month of February only on favorable days as […]

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SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST PLANS PRESCRIBED BURN

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 17, 2014 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct a prescribed pile burn on the Jemez Ranger District. The Virgin Mesa prescribed burn may be conducted from November 19, 2014, through March 31, 2015, only on favorable days as conditions allow. The Virgin Mesa […]

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PRESCRIBED BURN PLANNED ON SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 13, 2014 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct an additional prescribed pile burn on the Cuba Ranger District. In addition to the previously announced Cedar Springs and Chaparral prescribed burns, the La Jara prescribed burn may be conducted from November 13, 2014, through […]

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PRESCRIBED BURNS PLANNED ON SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 12, 2014 – Fire managers at the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct prescribed pile burns on the Cuba Ranger District. The Cedar Springs and Chaparral prescribed pile burns may be conducted from November 13, 2014, through March 30, 2015, only on favorable days as conditions allow. The […]

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