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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Update 5/18/15 3:30 pm. Ignitions have been completed!

Prescribed Fire Update:  5/18/15  3:30 pm.  Firefighters have completed ignitions.  All 62 acres of slash piles were treated with prescribed fire.  The area will be patrolled for the next several days.    Prescribed Fire Update:  5/18/15   9:45 am.  Ignitions are underway.  Smoke will be visible this morning and possibly into mid-afternoon. Smokey Bear Ranger District Perk Prescribed […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Luera Mountains on State Trust Land South of Datil, NM

Contact:  Brian Henington, Assistant Commissioner of Field Operations Phone:  (505) 827-5768   Santa Fe, NM  (May 4, 2015) – The New Mexico State Land Office is preparing for a prescribed burn May 11-15 on state trust land approximately 30 miles south of Datil, NM in the Luera Mountains. The prescribed fire will be supported by wildland […]

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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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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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