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Bureau of Land Management Prescribed Burn Planned for McKinley and Sandoval Counties

Albuquerque, NM‒Beginning April 14, 2014, through November 30, 2014, the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Rio Puerco Field Office will conduct a prescribed burn that includes about 3,000 acres of ponderosa pine, piñon, and juniper. The Mesa Chivato Prescribed Fire is within the Ignacio Chaves and Chamisa Wilderness Study Areas. The area known as Mesa […]

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West Mesa Prescribed Burn Planned in Lincoln County

Roswell, NM – On April 10, 2014, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will begin a prescribed burn operation about 10 miles northeast of Ruidoso in Lincoln County. The West Mesa prescribed fire is planned to be 137 acres and is located off of West Mesa Road in the Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation […]

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BLM Plans Burn West of Quemado

Socorro, NM–The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Socorro Field Office plans to begin ignition on the Highway prescribed fire on March 31, 2014, with ignition operations continuing for 3-5 days. This burn includes about 2,400 acres in a 1960’s era mechanical chaining treatment 10 miles west of Quemado in Catron County, New Mexico.  Depending on […]

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Bureau of Land Management Prescribed Burn Planned in Lincoln County

Roswell, NM – Due to high winds, followed by rainfall, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) had to delay a prescribed burn operation about 10 miles northeast of Ruidoso in Lincoln County.  The operation will now begin on Saturday, March 29, and continue for a week.  The South Mesa prescribed fire will be 165 acres and is […]

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BLM Prescribed Burn Planned in Lincoln County

Roswell, NM – On March 17, 2014, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will begin a prescribed burn operation about 10 miles northeast of Ruidoso in Lincoln County.  The South Mesa prescribed fire will be 165 acres and is located off of State Highway 220 in the Ft. Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area (NCA).  Smoke from […]

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Bureau of Land Management/Roswell: Eight Mile Prescribed Fire Planned

Roswell, NM – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a prescribed burn about 20 miles northwest of Roswell in Chaves County. The Eight Mile Draw prescribed fire is about 1,100 acres in size and is located off of Aztec Road along the Pecos River. The burn is expected to begin March 10, dependent […]

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BLM Prescribed Burns in Carlsbad Area

Carlsbad, NM – Throughout the month of March, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning to conduct prescribed burns at two locations throughout the Carlsbad area, weather permitting.  These prescribed burn projects are part of a restoration effort to improve rangeland health and reduce hazardous fuels throughout the region. The first project is located […]

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Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week March 30 – April 5, 2014

The federal, state, and tribal partners of the Southwest Prevention and Information Committee invite you to join us in promoting Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 30 – April 5, 2014. This year’s theme is “Where We Live, How We Live, Living with Wildfire.”  The focus of the week is to increase awareness and to promote actions that reduce […]

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SAVE the DATE! April 2-3, 2014 Wildland Urban Interface Summit in Taos, New Mexico

Registration for the 2014 Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Summit is Now Open!  This is a collborative effort of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, New Mexico State Forestry, New Mexico State Land Office and New Mexico Association of Counties. The Summit will be held April 2-3 in Taos, New Mexico. The registration […]

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