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Lincoln National Forest Prescribed Fire Update – November 22, 2014

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 […]

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NM State Land Office and South Central Mountain RC&D – Alto area prescribed burn planned for this coming weekend – POSTPONED

Joint press release for NM State Land Office and South Central Mountain RC&D – Alto Mesa Prescribed Burn 11/14/14 – 8:30 am PRESCRIBED FIRE UPDATE:  The Alto Mesa prescribed pile burn is POSTPONED due to unfavorable weather conditions. The forecast for wind speed/direction and ventilation for smoke dispersion are outside of the pre-identified parameters (for this specific […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Activities Planned in Ruidoso Area – OCTOBER

LINCOLN NATIONAL FOREST – Smokey Bear Ranger District – Ruidoso Area Prescribed Fire Update 10/9/14 – 10:30 am – prescribed fire operations, ignitions, are underway on the Perry Prescribed Fire project.  Smoke will be visible during ignitions.  10/8/14 – 9:00 am – ignitions on the Perry Prescribed Fire project (2.5 miles south of Glencoe) are […]

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LNF – Guadalupe Ranger District – Prescribed Fire Activities on FS lands near Queen subvision

CARLSBAD, NM – Fire officials on the Guadalupe Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest are planning to conduct pile burning activities this fall on Forest Service lands south of the Queen Subdivision, off of NM State Highway 137. The 150-acre project area has been thinned and pile burning will be used to remove small […]

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Of interest to all…REWARD POSTER – Up to $5000

The U.S. Forest Service will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for placing a glass jar which exploded on the Santa Fe National Forest on July 7.  See attached poster.  

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