Prescribed burn operations occurring on the Valles Caldera National Preserve began today and have been progressing well. On 10/18/2016 crews were able to burn approximately 200-acres of the planned project site in Banco Bonito. Burning is expected to continue tomorrow and smoke will be visible from all directions coming into the Jemez Mountains.
Smoke sensitive individuals are encouraged to take proper precautions in the following days.
More information about this burn can be found on the official Valles Caldera National Preserve website http://www.nps.gov/vall or by following the link below: https://www.nps.gov/vall/learn/news/newsreleases.html