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Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger Increases to “Moderate” – April 14, 2015

ALAMOGORDO, RUIDOSO, CLOUDCROFT, CARLSBAD, NM – The Lincoln National Forest has not implemented any fire restrictions to date, however a combination of low moisture, persistent drought, winds and warm weather in southern New Mexico has prompted fire officials to elevate the fire danger rating to MODERATE. This rating reflects conditions on all three districts, including Smokey […]

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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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