Prescribed Burns Planned This Week On Santa Fe National Forest

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 5, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning prescribed burns on the Jemez, Cuba, Coyote and Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger Districts this week if conditions, including weather, winds and air quality, are favorable. Ignitions may begin as early as Tuesday, Dec. 6. The […]

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Gallinas Watershed Prescribed Burn Continues on Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 2, 2016 – For Immediate Release – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest plan to continue the Gallinas Watershed prescribed burn next week, focusing on a 180-acre block in the Las Dispensas area and a 1,120-acre unit on Johnson Mesa. Ignitions may begin Monday, Dec. 5, if conditions, […]

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Carson National Forest – Canjilon WUI Prescribed Burns

The Canjilon Ranger District of the Carson National Forest plans to conduct prescribed burns on a total of 317 acres in the Canjilon Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) beginning December and will continue into January on days when conditions permit. Available resources, wind, relative humidity, and temperature requirements must be met in order to conduct these […]

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Carson National Forest – Maquinitas Prescribed Burn

Fire managers on the Carson National Forest’s Tres Piedras Ranger District are planning to begin the Maquinita Prescribed Pile Burn sometime during the month of December when conditions are favorable. This prescribed burn is contingent on wind, relative humidity, temperature, and available resources before ignition can begin and will take 1 to 3 days to […]

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BLM (Roswell Field Office) Plans Prescribed Burns

Prescribed Burns Planned in Lincoln County Beginning in the middle of December, and continuing through March 2017, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be conducting prescribed burn operations about 10 miles northeast of Ruidoso and 5 miles southeast of Capitan in Lincoln County.  There are five prescribed fire units being planned to take place […]

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Jemez Ranger District Conducts Thompson Ridge Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 30, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are conducting the previously announced Thompson Ridge prescribed pile burn on the Jemez Ranger District today. Conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, are favorable to complete the burn today. The 40-acre treatment […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for McKinley and Sandoval Counties

Starting Thursday, December 1, 2016, weather permitting, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will begin conducting a prescribed burn that includes approximately 300 acres within the Ignacio Chavez and Chamisa Wilderness Study Areas. The area, known as Mesa Chivato, is comprised of ponderosa pine, piñon, and juniper, and is west of Highway 550, located approximately […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Sandoval County

Starting Monday, November 21, 2016, and continuing through November 31, 2016, weather permitting, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be conducting a prescribed burn that includes approximately 20 acres along the Perea Nature Trail in the Rio Salado Riparian Area. The burn will target non-native Saltcedar and Russian olive, and is approximately 1 mile […]

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Gallinas Watershed Prescribed Burn Continues on Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 10, 2016 – For Immediate Release – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest plan to continue the Gallinas Watershed prescribed burn tomorrow, focusing on a 180-acre block in the Las Dispensas area and a 1,120-acre unit on Johnson Mesa. Ignitions will begin Friday, Nov. 11, if conditions, including […]

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Santa Fe NF Completes 2016 Objectives in Santa Fe Watershed

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 8, 2016 – For Immediate Release. After assessing the positive outcome of the prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today announced that resource objectives for 2016 have been met and there will be no more ignitions in the Watershed […]

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Carson National Forest La Jara Prescribed Pile Burns

Taos, NM, November 7, 2016—For Immediate Release. The Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest plans to take advantage of fall weather conditions to conduct several prescribed pile burns. These pile burns are the result of thinning and piling contracts completed from 2012 to 2016 in Wildland Urban Interface areas (WUI) east of […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Update 11/04/16 7:00 PM

Sacramento Ranger District: 11/04/16  7:00 PM Prescribed Fire Update:  Firefighters treated 4 acres of piled slash on the Cox Canyon project today.  Over the next few days, firefighters will patrol and monitor the areas that were treated with prescribed fire (this week).  When fuel and weather conditions are favorable for burning, they will resume ignitions.   Regarding […]

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Coyote Ranger District Prepares for Mesa Potrero Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 2, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest expect to begin the previously announced Mesa Potrero pile burn on the Coyote Ranger District tomorrow if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, are favorable. The 470-acre treatment area is located 7 […]

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Jemez Ranger District Prepares for Vallecitos Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 1, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest expect to begin the previously announced Vallecitos prescribed burn on the Jemez Ranger District tomorrow if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, are favorable. The 363-acre treatment area is adjacent to the […]

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Gallina WUI Prescribed Burn Planned on Coyote Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 31, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest expect to begin the previously announced Gallina wildland-urban interface (WUI) prescribed burn on the Coyote Ranger District tomorrow if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, are favorable. WUI refers to the transition […]

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Encino Prescribed Burn Planned on Coyote Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 26, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct the Encino prescribed pile burn on the Coyote Ranger District. Ignitions on approximately 5 acres near the community of Encino could begin as early as tomorrow, Oct. 27, if conditions, including fuel […]

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Vallecitos Prescribed Burn Planned on Jemez Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 25, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct the Vallecitos prescribed burn on the Jemez Ranger District. Ignitions for the 363-acre treatment area, located 6 miles northeast of Jemez Springs and south of NM Highway 4, could begin as early […]

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10.24.2016 – Prescribed Fire Update – Valles Caldera

Jemez Springs, NM. – National Park Service (NPS) fire managers successfully treated 30-40 acres with prescribed fire in the Banco Bonito district of the Valles Caldera National Preserve – north of NM State Road 4 near mile marker 30. Ignitions are complete for today and no ignitions are planned for tomorrow. Fire personnel will continue patrolling and monitoring […]

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Prescribed Burns Planned on Coyote Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 21, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest today announced plans to conduct prescribed burns in several locations on the Coyote Ranger District, including the Gallina wildland-urban interface (WUI), throughout the fall. Ignitions on several pile burns and the Gallina WUI could begin as […]

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Carson National Forest Valle Vidal Prescribed Burn

Taos, NM – The Questa Ranger District of the Carson National Forest is planning implementation of a prescribed burn on the east side of the Valle Vidal. This burn is scheduled to begin sometime during the next two weeks as conditions become favorable, and will take two to three days to complete. The Valle Vidal […]

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