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Santa Fe National Forest Issues Stage I Fire Restrictions Effective April 13

SANTA FE, NM – April 11, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Due to current dry conditions and anticipated low moisture levels in weather forecasts, the Santa Fe National Forest will implement forest-wide Stage I fire restrictions effective Friday, April 13 at 8:00 a.m. Under Stage I restrictions, fires, campfires, charcoal grills, and coal and wood […]

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UPDATE: Osha Fire (pronounced “O-Shaw”) 100 percent contained

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UPDATE: Osha Fire (pronounced “O-Shaw”) 100 percent contained Pecos Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest Start Date: April 7, 2018 Cause: Human (details under investigation) Size: 36 acres Location: The fire occurred in the Cow Creek/Osha area on the Pecos Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest at an elevation of […]

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O-Shaw Fire: April 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pecos Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest Start Date: April 7, 2018 Cause: Human Size: 36 acres Location: The fire occurred in the Cow Creek/O-Shaw area on the Pecos Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest at an elevation of over 8,000 feet. Vegetation: Standing, and dead and down timber Weather: […]

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Coyote Ranger District French Mesa Prescribed Burn to Start April or May

SANTA FE, NM – March 22, 2018 – For Immediate Release. To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) could begin ignitions as early as April or May on the French Mesa to […]

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Cuba Ranger District Cedar Springs Prescribed Burn Planned April & May

SANTA FE, NM – March 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 conduct a prescribed burn as early as April 2 and as late […]

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Santa Fe Watershed Prescribed Burn Planned the Week of March 19

SANTA FE, NM – March 12, 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 another prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed as early as March 19. On March […]

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Jemez Ranger District Cebollita Prescribed Burn Possible March, April

SANTA FE, NM – March 12, 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 conduct a broadcast prescribed burn sometime in March and/or April. Due to […]

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Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District East Rowe Mesa Prescribed Burn to Resume

SANTA FE, NM – March 12, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Due to conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to resume ignitions on the East Rowe Mesa prescribed burn area this week. The treatment […]

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Santa Fe Watershed Prescribed Burn to Start Tomorrow

SANTA FE, NM – March 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 one-day prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed Thursday, March 8. With thirty five […]

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Santa Fe Watershed Prescribed Burn Start Planned Thursday

SANTA FE, NM – March 6, 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 one-day prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed Thursday, March 8. With thirty five […]

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Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District East Rowe Mesa Prescribed Burn – Now March 7

SANTA FE, NM – March 5, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Due to conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) delayed the start of the East Rowe Mesa area prescribed burn to Wednesday, March 7. The […]

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Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District East Rowe Mesa Prescribed Burn – March 6

SANTA FE, NM – February 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 Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin a prescribed burn Tuesday, March 6 in the East Rowe […]

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Forecast pushes Santa Fe Watershed Prescribed Burn into next week

SANTA FE, NM – February 28, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) anticipate favorable conditions by the middle of next week to conduct a two-day prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed. Fire managers anticipated starting the prescribed burn on Friday until the latest weather forecast prompted […]

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Santa Fe Watershed Prescribed Burn rescheduled to Friday, March 2

SANTA FE, NM – February 27, 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 conduct a two-day prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed. The anticipated start date for the […]

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Santa Fe Watershed Prescribed Burn rescheduled to Wed, Feb 28

SANTA FE, NM – February 23, 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 conduct a two-day prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed. The anticipated start date for the […]

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Cuba Ranger District Chaparral Piles Prescribed Burn to Start Today; Weather Dependent

SANTA FE, NM – February 22, 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 today on Chaparral piles to reduce the risk of high-severity […]

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Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District East Rowe Mesa Prescribed Burn planned

SANTA FE, NM – February 16, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin a prescribed burn in early March in the East Rowe […]

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Santa Fe Watershed Prescribed Burn planned for Monday, Feb 26

SANTA FE, NM – February 16, 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 conduct a two-day prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed.  Possibly starting Monday, February 26.   The […]

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SFNF – Jemez Ranger District Cebollita Prescribed Burn to Start in March

SANTA FE, NM – February 13, 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 a broadcast prescribed burn in March in the Cebollita area to […]

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SFNF – Espanola RD Borrego Prescribed Burn to Resume Wednesday

SANTA FE, NM – February 12, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Due to favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Espanola Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to resume ignitions Wednesday, February 14 on the Borrego Mesa fuelwood unit to reduce the […]

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