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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Carson National Forest Spring and Summer Prescribed Burns

Taos, NM, March 23, 2015—For Immediate Release. The Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest has planned two prescribed burn projects for spring and summer as conditions permit. Spring and early summer provide a window of opportunity to conduct prescribed burns on days when environment factors such as wind, relative humidity, temperature, expected […]

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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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Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 29 – April 4, 2015

The federal, state, and tribal partners of the Southwest Prevention and Information Committee invite you to join us in promoting Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 29 – April 4, 2015. This year’s theme is “Where We Live, How We Live, Living with Wildfire.”  The focus of the week is to increase awareness and to promote actions that reduce the risk from wildfire to homes and communities. We encourage you […]

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Prescribed Burn in Dripping Springs Natural Area

Las Cruces, NM – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a prescribed burn at the Dripping Springs Natural Area (Natural Area) near Las Cruces, New Mexico. The Dripping Springs prescribed burn is planned for the morning of March 12, 2015, weather permitting. Smoke will be highly visible to the City of Las Cruces […]

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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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Carson National Forest Tres Piedras Ranger District Prescribed Burn Plans

Taos, NM, January 29, 2015 – Fire managers on the Carson National Forest’s Tres Piedras Ranger District have begun planning for Winter and Spring prescribed burn projects. Winter and Spring offer an opportunity to take advantage of favorable conditions to accelerate forest restoration through the use of prescribed fire. These fires help reduce hazardous fuels, […]

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PRESCRIBED BURN PLANNED ON SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST

SANTA FE, NM, November 19, 2014 — Fire managers at Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct a prescribed pile burn in the Santa Fe Watershed on the Espanola Ranger District. The Santa Fe Watershed pile burn may be conducted from December 01, 2014, through the month of February only on favorable days as […]

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SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST PLANS PRESCRIBED BURN

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 17, 2014 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct a prescribed pile burn on the Jemez Ranger District. The Virgin Mesa prescribed burn may be conducted from November 19, 2014, through March 31, 2015, only on favorable days as conditions allow. The Virgin Mesa […]

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PRESCRIBED BURN PLANNED ON SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 13, 2014 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct an additional prescribed pile burn on the Cuba Ranger District. In addition to the previously announced Cedar Springs and Chaparral prescribed burns, the La Jara prescribed burn may be conducted from November 13, 2014, through […]

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PRESCRIBED BURNS PLANNED ON SANTA FE NATIONAL FOREST

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 12, 2014 – Fire managers at the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct prescribed pile burns on the Cuba Ranger District. The Cedar Springs and Chaparral prescribed pile burns may be conducted from November 13, 2014, through March 30, 2015, only on favorable days as conditions allow. The […]

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