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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Update – Ignitions planned for Monday, April 27 on West Mt. Pile Burn, 6 miles north of Capitan

Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District:   Ignitions planned for Monday (April 27) on the West Mt. Pile Burn – 6 miles north of Capitan, NM.  West Mt. Pile Burn – this project is a 79-acre unit of slash piles.  The woody material in the piles has cured and is expected to respond favorably to the […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned in Sierra County

Beginning Tuesday, March 31, through Thursday, April 2, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a prescribed burn within Sierra County in southern New.  In total, 15-20 BLM firefighters and personnel will monitor the fires.  Smoke will be visible in the burn areas, and some smoke may remain for a couple of days after […]

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Prescribed Burns Planned in Chaves County

Beginning in late March or early April, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning to begin prescribed burning operations approximately 5 miles northeast of Roswell in Chaves County.   The Dunahoo Hills prescribed fire will be 400 acres in size and is located off of Highway 70and East of Capitan Road.  Smoke from the […]

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Lincoln National Forest Prescribed Fire Update – 3/21/15

Fire officials on the Lincoln National Forest’s Sacramento and Smokey Bear Ranger Districts plan to take advantage of favorable weather and burning conditions during the month of April. Sacramento Ranger District personnel will focus on the 210-acre Akers Prescribed Fire project, located about 2 miles south of the junction of NM Highways 130 and 24; […]

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Prescribed Burn in Otero County

Las Cruces, NM – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in conjunction with Holloman Air Force Base, is planning a prescribed burn within Otero County in southern New Mexico over the next week. In total, 15-20 BLM firefighters and personnel will monitor the fire. Smoke will be evident in the burn areas and some smoke may remain […]

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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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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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