Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands – The Hop/Patterson Canyon Prescribed Fire implementation

U.S. Forest Service Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands Magdalena Ranger District The Hop/Patterson Canyon Prescribed Fire will be implemented the week of December 03, 2018, or as soon as conditions are favorable.  Albuquerque, NM, December 4, 2018 – Fire Managers for the Cibola National Forest are planning to execute several prescribed fires on the […]

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SFNF – Jemez Ranger Dist. to start Vallecitos piles burn Dec. 4

Santa Fe, NM—December 3, 2018. U.S. Forest Service fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions on Vallecitos piles Dec. 4 through Dec. 14 to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Crews plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air […]

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Carson National Forest plans pile burn on Tres Piedras District Dec. 3

Taos, NM (November 30, 2018) – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Carson National Forest plan to start burning piles on the Tres Piedras Ranger District Monday, December 3, as conditions allow. The 25 acre pile burn is located 6 miles south of Tres Piedras.  Ignitions should only take one day to complete.  Fire […]

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Sandia Ranger District Sulphur Canyon Prescribed Fire will be implemented the week of December 3, 2018 as soon as conditions are favorable

U.S. Forest Service Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands The Sulphur Canyon Prescribed Fire will be implemented the week of December 3, 2018 as soon as conditions are favorable.  Fire Managers for the Cibola National Forest are planning to execute several prescribed fires on the Sandia Ranger District this winter.  Prescribed fires are planned ignitions […]

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Gila NF: Silver City Ranger District Fire Personnel to conduct Pile Burning at Fort Bayard Administrative Site

Silver City, NM, November 30, 2018— Silver City Ranger District fire personnel will begin prescribed burning activity beginning the week of December 3, as weather conditions permit.  The woody debris pile is located at the Ft. Bayard Administrative Site.  The pile is the product of safety measures taken at the Administrative Site. Projected moisture may […]

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Gila NF:Quemado Ranger District continuing prescribed burn operations near Armijo Springs

Quemado, NM, November 30, 2018—The Quemado Ranger District, Gila National Forest, plans to continue prescribed burning operations as conditions allow beginning the week of December 3. The area targeted for pile burning is west of the Armijo Springs Campground, located in Township 2 South Range 17 West Section 26.  Approximately 18 mechanical piles remain with […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Little Tesuque Creek in Santa Fe County, 11/28/18 – 12/07/18

A prescribed burn (wood piles) is planned for the Little Tesuque Creek area just north of downtown Santa Fe off State Road 475/Hyde Park Road this week.  The burn is scheduled to begin Wednesday November 28.  Smoke may be visible from the surrounding area.  Additional information may be found in the attached press release from […]

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Camino Real Ranger District Prescribed Burn planned Nov. 28

Taos, NM (November 26, 2018) – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest expect to begin ignitions on the Ojo Sarco prescribed burn as early as November 28, 2018, as conditions allow. This 150 acre unit consists of burning slash piles south of Ojo Sarco, off […]

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Canjilon Ranger District to continue Montoya piles burn Nov. 26

Taos, NM (November 21, 2018) – For Immediate Release.  The Canjilon Ranger District on the Carson National Forest plans to continue the Montoya piles burn starting November 26, 2018.  The 56 acre unit is located approximately 1 mile east of the community of Canjilon along Forest Road 724I and borders the private land boundary.  Implementation […]

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SFNF – Cuba Ranger District Chaparral Piles Burn may start Nov. 26

SANTA FE, NM – November 20, 2018 – For Immediate Release. To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions Monday, Nov. 26 on Chaparral piles to reduce the risk […]

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SFNF – Cuba Ranger District La Jara prescribed burn planned Nov. 26

SANTA FE, NM – November 20, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to initiate a prescribed burn in the La Jara vicinity on the Cuba Ranger District as early […]

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Gila NF: Reserve Ranger District planning a prescribed burn near Rancho Grande/Five Bar Subdivision

Reserve, NM, November 19, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The Reserve Ranger District, Gila National Forest is planning on igniting 1,000 acres broadcast burning located around the Reserve Airstrip and adjacent to Rancho Grande Subdivision. The prescribed burn is tentatively scheduled for the week of November 26, when desired weather and fire conditions permit. The project should […]

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BLM plans prescribed fire in Sandoval County

The Bureau of Land Management Rio Puerco Field Office plans to conduct a prescribed burn on 75 acres of BLM-managed lands located approximately 13 miles south of Cuba, N.M. between Nov. 28 – Dec. 31, weather permitting.  The burn is expected to take one day and will be conducted on the east side of Highway […]

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BLM plans prescribed fire in Cibola County

The Bureau of Land Management Rio Puerco Field Office plans to conduct a prescribed burn on approximately 1,000 acres within the El Malpais National Conservation Area, located approximately 40 miles southeast of Grants, NM, beginning Nov. 26, weather permitting.  Fire managers estimate it will take approximately 2 – 4 days to complete the burning operations, […]

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SFNF – Jemez RD to begin piles burn early December

SANTA FE, NM – November 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release. To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality, and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions on piles between December 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 […]

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SFNF – Gallinas Watershed piles burn planned for Tuesday

SANTA FE, NM – November 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Starting November 13, fire managers from the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest will attempt to treat approximately 500 acres of Piles in the Gallinas Watershed adjacent to E.V. Long Campground. Weather permitting, fire managers will continue treatments through January […]

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SFNF – La Cueva prescribed burn slated for Tuesday near Pecos

SANTA FE, NM – November 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Starting November 13, fire managers from the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest will attempt to treat approximately 372 acres in the La Cueva area, seven miles northwest of Pecos. Weather permitting, fire managers will continue treatments through February 28, […]

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Pile Burning Planned for Sacramento Ranger District

The Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest will be burning a combination of hand and slash piles in November and December when conditions and weather are favorable. The piles are located along the Alamo Peak road, and in Dry Burnt and Long Canyons near the Sixteen Springs community. The combination of pile burn […]

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Ignitions Occurring on Lewis Prescribed Fire, Lincoln NF

Fire officials on the Sacramento Ranger District have started conducting the Lewis Prescribed Fire this week and will continue possibly into April 2019.  The project area is 4,800 acres and is located 1-4 miles south of Weed, NM within the Seep, Perk, Bluewater, and Buck Canyons. Exact ignition dates will depend upon weather and fuel moisture conditions. Fire […]

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Cibola National Forest: Sulphur Canyon Prescribed Fire

The Sulphur Canyon Prescribed Fire will be implemented the week of November 05, 2018 as soon as conditions are favorable. Fire Managers for the Cibola National Forest are planning to execute several prescribed fires on the Sandia Ranger District this fall and winter.  Prescribed fires are planned ignitions conducted under specific conditions to restore fire […]

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