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SFNF – Borrego Mesa prescribed burn changed to Oct. 25 potential start

SANTA FE, NM –October 22, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Espanola Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) anticipate a broadcast burn on the Borrego Mesa fuelwood unit as early as Thursday, October 25. Conditions were not favorable enough for the anticipated start date of October 22; therefore, should […]

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SFNF – Forest restoration work begins this week in Santa Fe area

SANTA FE, NM – October 15, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Over the next several weeks, the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) will perform forest restoration work in two project areas located on the Española Ranger District of the SFNF – the Hyde Park WUI Project and the Pacheco Canyon Forest Resiliency Project. The two […]

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SFNF – Forest officials plan Borrego Mesa for prescribed burn Oct. 22

SANTA FE, NM –October 15, 2018 – For Immediate Release. If favorable conditions allow, to include acceptable fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Espanola Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) may begin a broadcast burn on the Borrego Mesa fuelwood unit as early as Monday, October […]

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SFNF – Jemez Ranger District Vallecitos Piles burn

SANTA FE, NM – September 28, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions sometime between October 15 and February 28, 2019 on Vallecitos […]

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CORRECTION – SFNF – Jemez Ranger District Joaquin Piles burn

SANTA FE, NM – September 28, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions sometime between October 15 and February 28, 2019 on Joaquin […]

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SFNF – Jemez Ranger District Joaquin Piles burn

SANTA FE, NM – September 28, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions sometime between October 15 and November 30 on Joaquin piles […]

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SFNF – Jemez Ranger District Tent Rocks prescribed burn

SANTA FE, NM – September 28, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to implement a prescribed burn, if conditions allow, between October 15 and November 30 in the Tent Rocks area. The treatment area is approximately 3.5 miles north of Jemez […]

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Update – SFNF – Cuba RD Cedar Springs Rx burn

SANTA FE, NM – September 25, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) began ignitions today on the Cedar Springs prescribed burn to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Conditions, which include fuel moisture levels, air quality, winds and weather forecasts are favorable […]

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Update – Santa Fe Watershed Rx burn

SANTA FE, NM – September 25, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) completed a 545 acre prescribed burn Monday in the Santa Fe Watershed, about three miles east of the City of Santa Fe, to help protect the watershed from high intensity wildfire. Prescribed burning is not planned […]

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SFNF – Santa Fe Watershed prescribed burn underway

UPDATE Santa Fe Watershed prescribed burn underway  SANTA FE, NM – September 24, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are taking advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to conduct a prescribed burn today in the Santa Fe Watershed. […]

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SFNF – Coyote RD French Mesa prescribed burn UPDATE

SANTA FE, NM – September 21, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire Managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest completed the French Mesa prescribed burn Thursday. The objective was met by the total of 3,580 acres that were successfully treated. The prescribed burn was conducted to improve wildlife forage and […]

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SFNF – Cuba RD Cedar Springs prescribed burn mid-Sept. UPDATE

 SANTA FE, NM – September 21, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to begin ignitions Sept. 25 on the Cedar Springs prescribed burn to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Conditions, which include fuel moisture levels, air quality, winds and weather […]

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SFNF – Bales Fire UPDATE

Start Date: Smoke reported September 14 Cause: Lightning Size: 14 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 100% Fuels: Mixed conifer, dead and down Weather: Sunny Resources: 35 personnel Situation: The Bales Fire is in the Bales Canyon area along Forest Road 534 approximately two and one half miles southwest […]

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Update – SFNF – SF Watershed prescribed burn to begin Sunday

SANTA FE, NM – September 19, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to initiate a prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed starting this Sunday, September 23. Two separate […]

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SFNF – Coyote RD French Mesa Rx Burn Underway Today

SANTA FE, NM – September 18, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) began ignitions today on the French Mesa to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Conditions, which include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts are favorable for the prescribed […]

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SFNF – Bales Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bales Fire UPDATE Start Date: Smoke reported September 14 Cause: Lightning Size: 14 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 50% Fuels: Mixed conifer, dead and down Weather: Partly cloudy, winds out of southwest 5-10 mph Resources: 50 personnel Situation: The Bales Fire is in the Bales Canyon area […]

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SFNF- Bales Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bales Fire UPDATE Start Date: Smoke reported September 14 Cause: Lightning Size: 14 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuels: Mixed conifer, dead and down Weather: Partly cloudy, winds out of southwest 5-10 mph Resources: 50 personnel Situation: The Bales Fire is in the Bales […]

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SFNF – Bales Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bales Fire Start Date: Smoke reported September 14 Cause: Lightning Size: 10-15 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuels: Mixed conifer, dead and down Weather: Sunny, winds out of southwest 5-10 mph Resources: 18 personnel Situation: The Bales Fire is in the Bales Canyon area […]

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SFNF – Coyote Ranger District French Mesa Prescribed Scheduled Sept. 18

SANTA FE, NM – September 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to begin ignitions Sept. 18 on the French Mesa to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Conditions, which include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts are favorable […]

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SFNF – Cuba RD Cedar Springs Rx burn mid- Sept.

Cuba Ranger District Cedar Springs prescribed burn mid- Sept. SANTA FE, NM – September 7, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to initiate a prescribed burn in the Cedar […]

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