Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round:

 Don’t Hibernate on a Preparedness Plan Take this seasonal break to create or review and improve your personal preparedness plan for emergencies. Your New Mexico wildfire cooperators at nearby national forests, agencies, and non-governmental organizations conclude the 2022 Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round campaign with a December message: Don’t Hibernate on a Preparedness Plan. Although emergencies and disasters can occur […]

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Fire update – Lewis Prescribed Fire

The Lewis Prescribed Fire on the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest was postponed after a foot of snow fell in areas across the forest. Instead, fire managers are turning their attention to pile burning and ignitions are underway today on the Jim Lewis debris piles, 11 miles southwest of Weed. Ignitions may […]

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Sacramento Ranger District plans to implement the Lewis Prescribed fire

CLOUDCROFT, NM, Nov. 23, 2022 – Fire managers on the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest are preparing to implement one of the prescribed fires planned across the forest this fall and winter. Ignitions on the Lewis Prescribed Fire could begin as early as Monday, Nov. 28, and continue through Thursday, Dec. 1 […]

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Update: Prescribed Fire Planned on State Trust Land – South of Pie Town, NM

For more information contact: Mark Meyers 505-946-7082  The New Mexico State Land Office (NMSLO) is planning a collaborative prescribed fire scheduled for Nov. 11-17, 2022, on approximately 400 acres of state trust land near Mangas Divide (approximately 16 miles southwest of Pie Town, NM in Catron County).  The project is being implemented in the fall while there is an opportunity to safely […]

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Magdalena Ranger District to Implement Durfee Bolander Unit 7 Prescribed Fire

Magdalena Ranger District – San Mateo Mountains – Socorro County, NM ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Nov. 14, 2022 – Pending favorable conditions, fire managers on the Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands (NF & NGs) plan to implement the previously announced Durfee Bolander Unit 7 prescribed fire on the Magdalena Ranger District as early as Tuesday, […]

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Prescribed Fire Planned on State Trust Land – South of Pie Town, NM

The New Mexico State Land Office (NMSLO) is planning a collaborative prescribed fire scheduled for Nov. 11-17, 2022, on approximately 400 acres of state trust land near Mangas Divide (approximately 16 miles southwest of Pie Town, NM in Catron County).  The project is being implemented in the fall while there is an opportunity to safely and responsibly meet burn objectives and […]

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Magdalena Ranger District to Implement Durfee Bolander Unit 7 Prescribed Fire

Magdalena Ranger District – Socorro County, NM ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Nov. 8, 2022 – Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands fire crews plan to conduct the Durfee Bolander prescribed fire project on the Magdalena Ranger District starting as early as Nov. 13 and continuing through Nov. 20 pending suitable conditions. The project area is located […]

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BLM plans prescribed fire in Catron County, Nov.-Dec. 2022

Beginning November 1 and ending December 31, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Socorro Field Office plans to burn piles of juniper and piñon cuttings in three locations in Catron County, weather permitting.  Details on each location and size are as follows: Active ignition will take one to five days, with some smoke visible in the […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Remove Dead Plants and Debris from Property

As fall approaches and cooler temperatures set in, wildfire season can seem like a distant concern. However, this is a great time to begin preparations for the next fire season and clean up around your home. The 2022 Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round campaign provides monthly wildfire preparedness tasks that follow the changing seasons. The October […]

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Partners to Conduct Fall Season Prescribed Fire at Cottonwood Gulch’s Basecamp

Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions, Forest Stewards Guild, The Ember Alliance, The Nature Conservancy, and collaborative partners to implement a broadcast burn at Cottonwood Gulch’s Basecamp this fall season. Santa Fe, NM – Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions is partnering with the Forest Stewards Guild (the Guild), The Ember Alliance, The Nature Conservancy, McKinley County, and a diverse group […]

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Post-fire Roundup

USFS Southwest Region | September 20, 2022 Punky Moore, sandra.moore2@usda.gov This roundup is intended to keep you informed about the progress that is being made on the National Forest Systems land affected by wildfires in 2022.  The primary Federal responsibilities for the recovery on National Forest System lands lie with the USDA Forest Service (FS) and for […]

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Apply Now: BLM Albuquerque District Wildland Fire Module

The Bureau of Land Management New Mexico (BLM NM) Albuquerque District Office is hiring highly qualified and motivated individuals for a new Wildland Fire Module located in Albuquerque, NM. Job announcements are open September 19th, 2022-September 28th, 2022. See below for announcement numbers and application assistance. NM BLM and Albuquerque District OverviewThe mission of the […]

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Calf Canyon-Hermits Peak Fire Final Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 100% | Total personnel: 402|Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: 12 miles NW of Las Vegas, NM Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass TAOS, […]

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Online Private Land Suppression Repair Request Deadline is September 12

September 7, 2022 – Calf Canyon Fire Update  Acres: 341,735| Containment: 100% | Total personnel: 508| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: 12 miles NW of Las Vegas, NM | Fuels: […]

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BLM NM Fire Seeking Crew Members for New Wildland Fire Module

The Rio Puerco Wildland Fire Module ​(WFM) is seeking highly qualified and motivated individuals for a newly developed Bureau of Land Management WFM based out of Albuquerque, NM. The WFM is hosted out of the ​Albuquerque District Rio Puerco Field Office.  As a specialized resource in the wildland fire community, we are currently seeking individuals who will contribute the […]

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Cerro Pelado Burned Area Closure Lifted

SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 1, 2022 – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) rescinded the revised closure order for the Cerro Pelado burned area on the Jemez Ranger District today at 6 a.m. However, the Jemez National Recreation Area flood risk closure, signed on June 24, 2022, remains in effect. With the termination of […]

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