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David Canyon Prescribed Burn Update

Sandia Ranger District Wednesday 9-11-2019 Tijeras NM-The Sandia Ranger District has postponed the David Canyon RX Burn due to heavy rain received last night. The area is too wet to continue. We expect to begin again when conditions line up. Yesterday the crews treated 100 acres. The total for the two days is 250 acres […]

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David Canyon Prescribe Fire Update

Tuesday 09-10-19 Fire Managers on the Sandia Ranger District are currently implementing a prescribed burn in the David Canyon area. Approximately 150 acres were treated yesterday out of 900-acre project. Today’s target is 100 acres. Every morning, fire managers will evaluate weather conditions including wind, temperature and relative humidity to ensure conditions are within the […]

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Conditions are Favorable for the David Canyon Prescribed Fire

Tijeras, NM, September 5, 2019 – Fire managers may begin the David Canyon prescribed fire as soon as next Monday.  The project area is located on the Sandia Ranger District of Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands, approximately 6 miles south of Tijeras, NM.  Up to 900 acres will be treated to promote forest health […]

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Prescribed Fires Planned for the Sandia Ranger District

Albuquerque, NM, August 22, 2019 – Fire Managers 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 dependent ecosystems.  These fires promote forest health in many ways such as reducing forest fuels, recycling nutrients, and increasing […]

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