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Media & Public Advisory: Carson National Forest May Implement Mesita Prescribed Burn Next Week

TAOS, NM – Apr. 8, 2021 — If conditions are favorable, fire managers on the Carson National Forest may begin implementation of the previously announced Mesita broadcast burn in the Canjilon Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) between Monday, April 12 and Monday, April 19.  The 902-acre Mesita broadcast burn in Canjilon, New Mexico is a project […]

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Carson National Forest Reminds Visitors of Campfire Safety to Prevent Wildfires

TAOS, NM – Apr. 6, 2021 — The Carson National Forest reminds visitors about the importance of campfire safety and preventing human-caused wildland fires. Abandoned campfires are still the leading cause of human-caused wildfires. An ongoing drying trend across the Carson National Forest has fire managers concerned about an early start to the 2021 fire […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Don’t Be Fooled, Prepare for Wildfire

TAOS, NM – Apr. 1, 2021 — Dry winter and spring conditions combined with strong winds may bring wildfire season to many parts of New Mexico early this year. To help communities throughout the state, the Carson National Forest is working with local, state, federal, and tribal partners and non-governmental organizations to share an April […]

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La preparación contra los incendios forestales es de todo el año: No se deje engañar, prepárese contra los incendios forestales

TAOS, NM – 1 de abril de 2021 — El seco invierno y las condiciones de primavera, combinadas con fuertes vientos, pueden hacer que la temporada de incendios forestales inicie antes en muchas partes de Nuevo México. Para ayudar a las comunidades de todo el estado, el Bosque Nacional Carson está trabajando con los socios […]

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La preparación para los incendios forestales se realiza durante todo el año: no dependa de la suerte: esté atento y preparado

TAOS, NM – 11 de marzo de 2021 — El mes de marzo trae los primeros signos de la primavera a los paisajes del norte de Nuevo México, afectados por la sequía, incluyendo temperaturas más cálidas, condiciones de viento y la posible aparición de incendios forestales. Para prepararse para la temporada de incendios forestales de […]

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La preparación para los incendios forestales es un proceso que dura todo el año: muestre a su hogar un poco de amor

TAOS, NM – 11 de febrero de 2021 – Con la mayor parte del norte de Nuevo México en extrema sequía, la temporada de incendios de 2021 podría comenzar tan pronto como a finales de marzo o principios de abril. El Bosque Nacional Carson está trabajando con socios locales, estatales, federales y tribales, y con […]

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La preparación para los incendios forestales se realiza durante todo el año: decídase a estar preparado

TAOS, NM – 26 de enero de 2021 – Conscientes de que es probable que continúen las temporadas de incendios más largas y extremas, el Bosque Nacional Carson está trabajando con socios de otros bosques, agencias y organizaciones no gubernamentales para lanzar una campaña 2021 para promover la preparación para los incendios forestales con un […]

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North Hart Canyon Unit in Valle Vidal Added to Spring Prescribed Fire Plans

TAOS, NM – Mar. 24, 2021 — Fire managers on the Carson National Forest have identified an area in North Hart Canyon to implement a broadcast burn this spring. The 920-acre broadcast burn within the Valle Vidal near Cimarron, New Mexico was added to the list of previously announced prescribed fire projects to reduce hazardous fuels before the 2021 wildland […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Don’t Depend on Luck – Be Aware & Prepared

TAOS, NM – Mar. 11, 2021 — March brings the first signs of spring to drought-stricken Northern New Mexico landscapes, including warmer temperatures, windy conditions and the potential onset of wildfires. To prepare for the 2021 wildfire season, The Carson National Forest is working with local, state, federal, and tribal partners and non-governmental organizations on […]

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Carson National Forest Plans Spring Prescribed Burns to Reduce Fuels before Wildland Fire Season

TAOS, NM – Mar. 2, 2021 —Fire managers on the Carson National Forest are planning to strategically implement prescribed burns across the forest this spring to reduce hazardous fuels before the onset of the 2021 wildland fire season. Fuels treatments are an effective way to slow wildfires and change fire behavior. The decision to implement […]

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Winter Storms Help Fire Managers Make Progress on Kiowa-San Cristobal Pile Burns

TAOS, NM – Feb. 17, 2021 – Fire managers on the Carson National Forest are taking advantage of favorable conditions today and continuing the previously announced Kiowa-San Cristobal prescribed pile burns. The Kiowa-San Cristobal pile burns located near San Cristobal and Gallina Canyon is designed to remove woody debris from a previously thinned area. As […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Show Your Home Some Love

TAOS, NM – Feb. 11, 2021 – With most of northern New Mexico in extreme drought, the 2021 fire season could begin as early as late March or early April. The Carson National Forest is working with local, state, federal, and tribal partners, and non-governmental organizations to encourage New Mexicans to recognize that in our […]

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Fire Managers Make Progress on the La Jara Pile Burns Today

TAOS, NM – Feb. 10, 2021 – Fire managers are taking advantage of favorable conditions to proceed with the previously announced La Jara pile burns today on the Carson National Forest to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire and amount of hazardous fuels on the ground. Crews completed over 10 acres of the 50-acre La […]

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Fire Managers Proceed with El Rito Canyon Pile Burn Today

TAOS, NM – Feb. 4, 2021 – After successful test ignitions, crews are proceeding with the previously announced El Rito Canyon pile burn today on the Carson National Forest. The 238-acre El Rito Canyon pile burn located northwest of the El Rito community near Highway 110 is designed to remove woody debris from previously thinned […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Resolve to Be Ready

TAOS, NM – Jan. 26, 2021 – Recognizing that longer, more extreme fire seasons are likely to continue, the Carson National Forest is working with partners at other forests, agencies and non-governmental organizations to launch a 2021 campaign to promote wildfire preparedness with a different theme for each month of the year. The message for […]

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Fire Managers Continue Kiowa-San Cristobal Pile Burn Project

TAOS, NM – Jan. 22, 2021 – Fire managers on the Carson National Forest are taking advantage of favorable conditions today and continuing the previously announced Kiowa-San Cristobal prescribed pile burns. The 80-acre Kiowa-San Cristobal pile burn located near San Cristobal and Gallina Canyon is designed to remove woody debris from a previously thinned area. […]

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Fire Crews Proceed with La Jara Pile Burns Today

TAOS, NM – Jan. 20, 2021 – After successful test ignitions, crews are proceeding with the previously announced La Jara pile burns today on the Carson National Forest to reduce the amount of hazardous fuels on the ground. The recent winter storm that moved through New Mexico helped create optimal conditions to burn slash piles. […]

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Incendio Luna Noticias del Incidente: 11/3/2020

Sitio Web del Incidente: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7246 Información de Incendios de Nuevo México: nmfireinfo.com   Datos del Incidente Fecha de inicio: 17 de octubre de 2020 Superficie: 10,142 acres Heridas: 0 Localización: 2 millas al norte de Chacón Porcentaje de contención: 61% Estructuras amenazadas: 0 Causa: Bajo investigación Contención completa: 11/10/2020 Estructuras Destruidas:  0   Recursos Equipos […]

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Luna Fire Update: 11/3/2020

Incident Website: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7246  New Mexico Fire Information: nmfireinfo.com Incident information Start Date: October 17, 2020 Acreage: 10,142 Injuries: 0 Location:  2 miles North of Chacon Percent Contained: 61% Structures Threatened: 0 Cause: Under Investigation Full Containment: 11/10/2020 Structures Destroyed:  0     Resources Hand Crews: 1 Dozers: 0 Heavy Equipment: 2 Engines: 1 Helicopters: 0 Air Tankers:  Available […]

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Incendio Luna Noticias del Incidente: 10/30/2020

Sitio Web del Incidente: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7246 Información de incendios de Nuevo México: nmfireinfo.com Línea de información para el público: 575-999-5548 Datos del Incidente Fecha de inicio: 17 de octubre de 2020 Superficie: 10,142 acres Heridas: 0 Localización: 2 millas al norte de Chacón Porcentaje de contención: 52% Estructuras amenazadas: 0 Causa: Bajo investigación Contención completa: 11/10/2020 […]

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