Carson National Forest – Jicarilla Ranger District Fall Rx Plans

Taos, NM, October 3, 2014- The Carson National Forest’s Jicarilla Ranger District is planning to continue with its fall prescribed burn projects as favorable ventilation and weather conditions continue. The district was able to successfully complete 125 acres of the Box Tank Unit 2 on September 25th. The prescribed burns planned during the month of […]

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Carson National Forest – 4,400 acre Alamosa Rx to Begin Oct. 6th

Taos, NM, October 3, 2014- The West Zone of the Carson National Forest will begin ignition of the Alamosa prescribed burn Monday, October 6 and continue through October 10, contingent on favorable weather, available resources and other conditions. This project is on the El Rito Ranger District and is located approximately 1 mile southwest of […]

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Carson National Forest – Francisco Rx Burn Begun Oct. 2nd

Taos, NM, October 3, 2014 – The Carson National Forest’s Camino Real Ranger began implementation of the Francisco Prescribed Burn yesterday and successfully completed 147 acres. The burn consists of 300 to 500 acres and is located 3 miles northeast of Truchas and east of NM Highway 76 on Forest Road 155. Completion is expected […]

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LNF – Guadalupe Ranger District – Prescribed Fire Activities on FS lands near Queen subvision

CARLSBAD, NM – Fire officials on the Guadalupe Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest are planning to conduct pile burning activities this fall on Forest Service lands south of the Queen Subdivision, off of NM State Highway 137. The 150-acre project area has been thinned and pile burning will be used to remove small […]

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Everyone is invited to participate in the SWFSC Smoke Workshop Nov 6-8, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM

SWFSC smoke workshop registration is now open! November 6-8, 2014 Albuquerque, NM The Southwest Fire Science Consortium together with the Association for Fire Ecology, is hosting a smoke workshop to bring private citizens, fire managers and science together. Click here for more information, which includes a DRAFT program, a link to registrationand hotel reservations at […]

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Of interest to all…REWARD POSTER – Up to $5000

The U.S. Forest Service will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for placing a glass jar which exploded on the Santa Fe National Forest on July 7.  See attached poster.  

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Mt. Taylor Ranger District lifts fire restrictions; announces opening of personal use firewood season

  Grants, NM – July 11, 2014. The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands’ Mt. Taylor Ranger District will be lifting Stage II fire restrictions on Monday, July 14, 2014. With the restrictions lifted, the district will begin selling personal firewood permits starting July 16, 2014. The season will run through approximately December, 15, 2014, […]

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BLM Fire Restrictions Set for Albuquerque District (8 Counties and 2.5 Million Acres Affected)

Albuquerque, NM – In spite of recent rainfall, the BLM Albuquerque District Office is implementing fire restrictions on BLM administered public lands in Bernalillo, Catron, Cibola, McKinley, Sandoval, Socorro, Torrance, and Valencia Counties.  However, due to continued drought and increasing fire danger, the BLM will implement these fire restrictions effective June 2, 2014, to help […]

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