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Carson National Forest – Red Mesa Prescribed Burn Begun

  Taos, NM, October 28, 2014 – Fire managers on the Carson National Forest’s Tres Piedras Ranger District have begun ignition of the Red Mesa prescribed burn.  Fire managers are taking advantage of favorable conditions to accelerate forest restoration through the use of prescribed fire. The Red Mesa prescribed burn is located 3 miles south […]

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Prescribed Burns Planned on Santa Fe National Forest

October 27, 2014 — Fire managers at Santa Fe National Forest are planning to continue prescribed pile burns on the Jemez Ranger District. The Las Conchas Meadow, Thompson Ridge and Fenton Hill prescribed pile burns may be conducted October 28 through November 21, 2014, only on favorable days as conditions allow. Las Conchas Meadow with […]

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Santa Fe National Forest – Los Griegos Prescribed Pile Burn

October 21, 2014 — Fire managers at Santa Fe National Forest are planning to continue a prescribed pile burn on the Jemez Ranger District. The Los Griegos prescribed pile burn may be conducted October 23rd through October 31st only on favorable days as conditions allow. A total of 300 acres of piles may be treated […]

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Carson National Forest – Red Mesa & Maquinita Prescribed Burns

Taos, NM, October 15, 2014 – Fire managers on the Carson National Forest’s Tres Piedras Ranger District  plan to implement the Red Mesa prescribed burn project as early as next week.  As alignment of weather, resources and other conditions continue, plans are to follow Red Mesa with the Maquinita prescribed burn. Red Mesa Prescribed Burn […]

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Carson National Forest – Alamosa Rx Completed

Taos, NM, October 9, 2014 – Yesterday, the remaining 1,700 acres of the 4,400-acre Alamosa prescribed burn were successfully completed. The precipitation received in the surrounding communities helped with the smoke dispersal. Residual smoke will continue for the next few days as fuel in the interior continues to burn but will diminish daily. Firefighter and […]

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Carson National Forest – Alamosa Prescribed Burn Update

Taos, NM, October 8, 2014 – Fire managers of the west zone of the Carson National Forest were able to successfully accomplish approximately 2,200 acres of the Alamosa prescribed burn using aerial and hand ignition. Plans are to complete the remainder of the 1500 acres today. The Alamosa project is located approximately 1 mile southwest […]

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Carson National Forest – 4.400-acre Alamosa Prescribed Burn

Taos, NM, October 7, 2014- The West Zone of the Carson National Forest began ignition of the Alamosa prescribed burn yesterday, October 6, and successfully completed approximately 600 acres. Ignition has begun this morning and will continue throughout the day while weather conditions remain favorable. Aerial ignition will be used in the interior of the […]

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Carson National Forest – Jicarilla Ranger District Fall Rx Plans

Taos, NM, October 3, 2014- The Carson National Forest’s Jicarilla Ranger District is planning to continue with its fall prescribed burn projects as favorable ventilation and weather conditions continue. The district was able to successfully complete 125 acres of the Box Tank Unit 2 on September 25th. The prescribed burns planned during the month of […]

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Carson National Forest – 4,400 acre Alamosa Rx to Begin Oct. 6th

Taos, NM, October 3, 2014- The West Zone of the Carson National Forest will begin ignition of the Alamosa prescribed burn Monday, October 6 and continue through October 10, contingent on favorable weather, available resources and other conditions. This project is on the El Rito Ranger District and is located approximately 1 mile southwest of […]

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Carson National Forest – Francisco Rx Burn Begun Oct. 2nd

Taos, NM, October 3, 2014 – The Carson National Forest’s Camino Real Ranger began implementation of the Francisco Prescribed Burn yesterday and successfully completed 147 acres. The burn consists of 300 to 500 acres and is located 3 miles northeast of Truchas and east of NM Highway 76 on Forest Road 155. Completion is expected […]

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