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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – Magdalena Ranger District Plan Baney Prescribed Burn Beginning 11/04/2019

Magdalena, N.M., October 31, 2019 – The Cibola National Forest, Magdalena Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn to help improve wildlife habitat and forest health. The Baney Prescribed Fire Project is expected to begin on Monday, November 4 – Friday, November 8, 2019 depending on weather and vegetation conditions. Up to 1,200 acres will […]

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Cibola NF & NG – Magdalena Ranger District Planning Baney Prescribed Burn

Magdalena, N.M., September 12, 2019 – The Cibola National Forest, Magdalena Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn to help improve wildlife habitat and forest health. The Baney Prescribed Fire Project is expected to begin this fall and continue until completed, depending on weather and vegetation conditions. Up to 2,500 acres will be treated in […]

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Blue Mountain Fire – Magdalena Ranger District, Cibola NF – 8/27/2019

Magdalena, NM; August 27, 2019 – For Immediate Release.  The Blue Mountain Fire, located approximately 3 ½ miles northwest of Blue Mountain in the San Mateo Mountains, on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began Sunday, August 25, 2019 and has increased to 42 acres in size.  A course of action […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands -Apply Now for Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp

Magdalena, NM July 31, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Cibola National Forest is seeking a small group of career-focused women to be on-call Wildland Firefighters for the 2020 fire season. These on-call positions will provide support to wildland fire operations over the summer and can help pave the way for future employment and career advance with […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Final Roberts Fire Update, Acreage Remains at 5,020 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 29, 2019 – For Immediate Release.  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, remains at 5,020 acres.  The lightning –caused fire stated on July 13, 2019.  There are approximately 35 personnel assigned.  Resources include one Wildland Fire Modules, and one […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire Acreage Remains at 5,020 Acres, Revised Temporary Area Closure Order in Place

Magdalena, NM; July 26, 2019 – For Immediate Release.  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire perimeter remains at 5,020 acres. There are approximately 61 personnel assigned.  Resources include three Wildland […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire at 5,020 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 25, 2019 –  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire perimeter increased to 5,020 acres. There are approximately 61 personnel assigned.  Resources include three Wildland Fire Modules, one […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire Acreage Remains at 5, 017 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 24, 2019 –  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire perimeter remains at 5,017 acres. There are approximately 62 personnel assigned.  Resources include three Wildland Fire Modules, one […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire Acreage Increases to 5,018 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 23, 2019 –  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire perimeter increased in size to 5,018 acres. There are approximately 66 personnel assigned.  Resources include three Wildland Fire […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire Increased to 4,891 Acres

 Magdalena, NM; July 22, 2019 –   The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire perimeter increased in size to 4,891 acres. There are approximately 128 personnel assigned.  Resources include three Wildland Fire […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire Acreage Remains at 2,332 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 21, 2019 –  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire perimeter remains at 2,332 acres. There are approximately 128 personnel assigned.  Resources include three Wildland Fire Modules, two […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Strategic Firing Operations on Roberts Fire Increases Acreage to 2,332 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 20, 2019 – The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire perimeter has grown to 2,332 acres. There are approximately 132 personnel assigned.  Resources include three Wildland Fire Modules, […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire at 1,597 Acres – Magdalena Ranger District

Magdalena, NM; July 19, 2019 – For Immediate Release.  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire perimeter has grown to 1,597 acres. There are approximately 136 personnel assigned.  Resources include two […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire Implements Area Closures For Forest Roads, Trails and Campgrounds On the Magdalena Ranger District

Magdalena, NM; July 18, 2019 – For Immediate Release.  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire perimeter has grown to 754 acres. There are approximately 148 personnel assigned.  Resources include two […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire Received Rain on the Magdalena Ranger District

Magdalena, NM; July 17, 2019 –  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire size remained at 600 acres due to precipitation received over the fire perimeter.  There are with approximately 193 […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire Increase in Acreage on the Magdalena Ranger District

Magdalena, NM; July 16, 2019 – For Immediate Release. The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019. The fire has grew in size to an estimated 600 acres with approximately 151 personnel assigned. Resources […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Roberts Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District

Magdalena, NM; July 14, 2019 – For Immediate Release.  The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019.  The fire has grown to an estimated 500 acres with approximately 100 personnel assigned.  Resources include one […]

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Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands – Durfee-Bolander Prescribed Burn Rescheduled to begin today, June 24, 2019 on the Magdalena Ranger District

MAGDALENA, NM, June 24, 2019– Fire Managers on the Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands delayed the Durfee-Bolander Prescribed Burn scheduled for Saturday, June, 22, 2019 due to wind conditions over the fire perimeter.   Magdalena Ranger District will begin ignitions on the Durfee-Bolander Prescribed Burn today, Monday, June 24, 2019 in the San Mateo Mountains […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – Magdalena Ranger District Plans Durfee-Bolander Prescribed Burn

MAGDALENA, NM, June 19, 2019– Fire managers from Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands are planning to conduct the Durfee-Bolander prescribed burn on the Magdalena Ranger District to begin on June 22, 2019 in the San Mateo Mountains, as conditions and favorable weather permit. Aerial and hand ignition will be used to treat up to […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – Baney Prescribed Burn Rescheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 on the Magdalena Ranger District

MAGDALENA, NM, May 26, 2019– Fire managers from Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands have rescheduled the Baney prescribed burn on the Magdalena Ranger District to begin on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, dependent on favorable weather conditions. Fire managers postponed the prescribed burn last week due to wind conditions over the fire perimeter. Forecasted weather […]

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