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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Activities HALTED on Guadalupe Ranger District’s Soldier Prescribed Fire Project – FINAL UPDATE – 4/10/14, 8:30 pm

FINAL UPDATE – 4/10/14 – 8:30 pm – This will be the FINAL UPDATE for the Soldier Prescribed Fire Project. Of 3,670 acres that were identified for treatment with prescribed fire, firefighters treated a total of 1,300 acres over the past three days.  Ignition operations were halted today and firefighting resources were released from the project. Approximately […]

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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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The Corral prescribed burn on the Mt. Taylor RD is cancelled.

April 3, 2014. The Cibola National Forest’s Mt. Taylor Ranger District has cancelled the Corral prescribed burn. The area received snow last night and conditions are too wet to successfully complete the burn.

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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Activities on Ski Apache near Ruidoso, NM – UPDATE: 4/2/14 7:30 am

 UPDATE – 04/02/14  7:30 am – firefighters continue to monitor weather conditions closely before they resume burning operations on the Ski Apache piles.  Updated information will be posted on this website when pile burning activities begin again. UPDATE – 03/31/14  11:30 am – no ignitions are planned for today (due to winds that exceed the […]

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Mt. Taylor Ranger District planning a prescribed burn in the Zuni Mountains

Grants, New Mexico. April 1, 2014. The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands’ Mt. Taylor Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn to clean up residual vegetation from logging operations in the Zuni Mountains. The 1,000 acre Corral prescribed burn is expected to take place on April 3 or April 4. The burn is located […]

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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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