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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Gila NF: Pile Burning Planned for Wilderness RD

Mimbres, NM, November 2, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Wilderness Ranger District is planning to burn piles through the remainder of the fall and winter as weather conditions permit. The plans for the Wilderness RD pile burns include the following locations: Off Hwy 35, and Elkhorn Road, behind Desert West Auction Lake Roberts off Forest Drive […]

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SFNF – Santa Fe Watershed piles burn planned

SANTA FE, NM – November 01, 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, wind directions, and weather forecasts to initiate a piles burn in the Santa Fe Watershed area as early as Nov.15. Depending on […]

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Pile Burns Planned across the Carson National Forest

Taos, NM (November 1, 2018) – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Carson National Forest plan to conduct pile burns on the Camino Real and Tres Piedras Ranger Districts sometime between November 2018 and February 2019 as conditions allow. These piles are composed of dry vegetation called slash, such as tree tops, limbs, branches, […]

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SFNF – Fire managers complete 150 acres on Borrego Mesa prescribed burn

SANTA FE, NM – October 31, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Espanola Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) completed 150 acres of a 200 acre broadcast burn on the Borrego Mesa fuelwood unit yesterday. The remaining 50 acres are expected to be completed sometime between early November and […]

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SFNF – Borrego Mesa prescribed burn underway

SANTA FE, NM – October 30, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Due to favorable conditions, fire managers on the Espanola Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) began a broadcast burn on the Borrego Mesa fuelwood unit today. Favorable conditions, such as acceptable fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, will allow […]

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Gila National Forest – Quemado RD continues prescribed burning on Slaughter Mesa

The Quemado Ranger District, Gila National Forest, is looking to burn in the area of Dead Horse Canyon on Slaughter Mesa. This area is located approximately 15 miles southeast of Quemado near Mangas Valley.  This burn should be approximately 160 acres. Prescribed fires only take place as long as weather, fuel conditions, and smoke dispersal […]

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Canjilon Wildland Urban Interface Prescribed Burn – Montoya and Las Joyas Piles

Canjilon Wildland Urban Interface Prescribed Burn – Montoya and Las Joyas Piles Taos, NM (October 25, 2018) – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Canjilon Ranger District of the Carson National Forest have announced locations where they plan to conduct prescribed pile burns between October 29, 2018 and November 23, 2018. Implementation of pile […]

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SFNF – Joaquin piles burn on Jemez Ranger District begins today

SANTA FE, NM – October 25, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions today on piles that will reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Fire managers will take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality, […]

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SFNF – Borrego Mesa prescribed burn changed to Oct. 25 potential start

SANTA FE, NM –October 22, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Espanola Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) anticipate a broadcast burn on the Borrego Mesa fuelwood unit as early as Thursday, October 25. Conditions were not favorable enough for the anticipated start date of October 22; therefore, should […]

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10/22/18 Tres Piedras Prescribed Burn Underway

  The 387 acre slash pile burn is located in the Tio Gordito unit. The piles are located on the west side of US Highway 285, 4 miles south of Tres Piedras. Fire managers plan to continue with hand ignitions through Friday to complete this burn, weather permitting. This prescribed burn is conducted to consume […]

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BLM Taos Field Office plans prescribed fires near Tres Piedras and Cerro

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct prescribed fires in the Río Grande del Norte National Monument during an approximate one-month period, beginning Oct. 22, 2018.   The burns are located at Cerro Montoso and Cerro del Aire, 12 miles northeast and 4 miles northeast of Tres Piedras, N.M., respectively, and in the Guadalupe Mountains, approximately […]

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BLM to conduct prescribed fire in Cibola County

The Bureau of Land Management Rio Puerco Field Office plans conduct a prescribed fire in Cibola County, between Oct. 23—Dec. 31, 2018, weather permitting.  The burn, which will occur in the 4,000 acre Chain of Craters-Rendija prescribed fire project, will be conducted in several phases. The project area is located within the El Malpais National […]

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BLM to implement prescribed fires in McKinley and Sandoval counties

The Bureau of Land Management Rio Puerco Field Office plans to conduct a prescribed fire in McKinley and Sandoval counties between Oct. 23 and Dec. 31, 2018, weather permitting. The approximately 500-acre area, known as Mesa Chivato, is comprised of ponderosa pine, piñon and juniper trees within the Ignacio Chavez and Chamisa Wilderness Study Areas, […]

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BLM plans pile burning in Catron County

The Bureau of Land Management is planning to burn piles of juniper and piñon cuttings in three locations in Catron County from Oct. 20–Dec. 31, 2018, weather permitting.  In addition, debris from the creation of defensible space in the Wild Horse Subdivision will be burned.  The Wild Horse Slash Pit is located 40 miles south […]

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