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SFNF – La Cueva prescribed burn near Pecos canceled

SANTA FE, NM – December 12, 2018. The La Cueva prescribed burn near Pecos that was scheduled to start as early as this week is canceled due to the lack of needed snow.  Fire managers will check conditions the first of the New Year. As early as Dec. 10, fire managers from the Pecos/Las Vegas […]

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SFNF – La Cueva prescribed burn slated in December near Pecos

SANTA FE, NM – December 10, 2018. As early as Dec. 10, fire managers from the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest expect to prescribed burn approximately 372 acres in the La Cueva area through Dec. 31 as weather permits. The treatment area is approximately seven miles northwest of Pecos. Smoke may […]

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SFNF – Jemez Ranger Dist. to start Vallecitos piles burn Dec. 4

Santa Fe, NM—December 3, 2018. U.S. Forest Service fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions on Vallecitos piles Dec. 4 through Dec. 14 to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Crews plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air […]

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SFNF – Cuba Ranger District Chaparral Piles Burn may start Nov. 26

SANTA FE, NM – November 20, 2018 – For Immediate Release. To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions Monday, Nov. 26 on Chaparral piles to reduce the risk […]

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SFNF – Cuba Ranger District La Jara prescribed burn planned Nov. 26

SANTA FE, NM – November 20, 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 La Jara vicinity on the Cuba Ranger District as early […]

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SFNF – Jemez RD to begin piles burn early December

SANTA FE, NM – November 10, 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 on piles between December 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 […]

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SFNF – Gallinas Watershed piles burn planned for Tuesday

SANTA FE, NM – November 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Starting November 13, fire managers from the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest will attempt to treat approximately 500 acres of Piles in the Gallinas Watershed adjacent to E.V. Long Campground. Weather permitting, fire managers will continue treatments through January […]

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SFNF – La Cueva prescribed burn slated for Tuesday near Pecos

SANTA FE, NM – November 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Starting November 13, fire managers from the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest will attempt to treat approximately 372 acres in the La Cueva area, seven miles northwest of Pecos. Weather permitting, fire managers will continue treatments through February 28, […]

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SFNF – Santa Fe Watershed piles burn planned

SANTA FE, NM – November 01, 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, wind directions, and weather forecasts to initiate a piles burn in the Santa Fe Watershed area as early as Nov.15. Depending on […]

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SFNF – Fire managers complete 150 acres on Borrego Mesa prescribed burn

SANTA FE, NM – October 31, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Espanola Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) completed 150 acres of a 200 acre broadcast burn on the Borrego Mesa fuelwood unit yesterday. The remaining 50 acres are expected to be completed sometime between early November and […]

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SFNF – Borrego Mesa prescribed burn underway

SANTA FE, NM – October 30, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Due to favorable conditions, fire managers on the Espanola Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) began a broadcast burn on the Borrego Mesa fuelwood unit today. Favorable conditions, such as acceptable fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, will allow […]

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SFNF – Joaquin piles burn on Jemez Ranger District begins today

SANTA FE, NM – October 25, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions today on piles that will reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Fire managers will take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality, […]

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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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