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Winds Postpone Moya Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – April 24, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest today postponed the previously announced Moya prescribed burn that was tentatively scheduled for this week due to forecasted winds. The National Weather Service issued a Fire Weather Watch for northern and Central New Mexico for Monday […]

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Cuba Ranger District Plans to Conduct Moya Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – April 21, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest hope to conduct the previously announced Moya prescribed burn over two days next week if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, remain favorable. The treatment area for the Moya prescribed burn is […]

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SFNF Fire Crews Meet Objectives on Watershed Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – April 19, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) said today that the prescribed burn implemented one week ago in the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed successfully met objectives, removing heavy fuels to reduce the risk of high-intensity wildfire and restore the landscape to historic […]

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Upcoming Prescribed Burns on Coyote Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – April 17, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct previously announced prescribed burns as early as Monday, April 24, and continuing through the rest of the week if conditions, including fuel moistures, predicted weather and air […]

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Prescribed Burn in Santa Fe Watershed Completed

Media Advisory SANTA FE, NM – April 11, 2017 – For Immediate Release – Fire crews completed the 340-acre prescribed fire in the Santa Fe Watershed at approximately 4:20 p.m. today. Transport winds from the south are expected to continue into the evening, pushing the smoke north of Santa Fe. Moisture, including higher humidity and […]

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Spring Prescribed Burns Planned on Jemez Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – April 11, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable spring conditions to conduct prescribed burns during a window that opens April 17 and ends on May 21, 2017.  That window is dependent on favorable […]

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Previously Announced Prescribed Burn in Santa Fe Watershed Is a GO for Tomorrow

SANTA FE, NM – April 10, 2017 – For Immediate Release. After careful consideration of current and forecasted conditions, including winds, weather and relative humidity, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning to take advantage of a favorable window to conduct the previously announced prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed […]

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Cuba Ranger District Plans Two Prescribed Burns

SANTA FE, NM – March 29, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest hope to conduct two prescribed burns on the Cuba Ranger District this spring. The treatment area for the Moya prescribed burn is 3,371 acres west of the community of LLaves and northeast of Lindrith. Ignitions could […]

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Coyote Ranger District Plans To Continue Prescribed Burning

SANTA FE, NM – March 28, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Hoping to take advantage of favorable conditions, including recent moisture, predicted weather and air quality, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning to continue previously announced prescribed burns on the Coyote Ranger District throughout the spring. Primary targets are the […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned in the Santa Fe Watershed To Reduce Risk of Wildfire, Restore Forest Health

SANTA FE, NM – March 23, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning to conduct a prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed as early as Friday, April 7, if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, are favorable. Hand and aerial ignitions […]

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Media Advisory: Mesa Poleo Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – March 20, 2017 – For Immediate Release – If favorable conditions, including weather, winds and air quality, remain in place through the night, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to proceed with the previously announced Mesa Poleo prescribed burn on the Coyote Ranger District tomorrow. The SFNF […]

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Borrego Mesa Prescribed Burn Planned on Española Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – March 17, 2017 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct the previously announced Borrego Mesa prescribed burn on the Española Ranger District sometime between March 27 and May 31, 2017.  That window is dependent on favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned On Santa Fe National Forest, Coyote Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – March 14, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning a prescribed burn near the community of Mesa Poleo on the Coyote Ranger District. Hand ignitions could begin as early as Tuesday, March 21, if conditions, including weather, winds and air quality, are […]

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Fire Treatment Planned on Jemez Ranger District Sunday

SANTA FE, NM – March 3, 2017 – For Immediate Release. If conditions, including air quality and weather forecasts, remain favorable, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest plan to conduct the previously announced prescribed burn on the Joaquin fuelwood unit on the Jemez Ranger District on Sunday, March 5. Members of the public […]

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Fire Treatment Planned on Jemez Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Feb. 17, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct a prescribed burn on the Joaquin fuelwood unit on the Jemez Ranger District. Ignitions could begin as early as Feb. 24, if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, […]

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Prescribed Pile Burn on Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District to Focus on Illegally Dumped Debris

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 10, 2017 – For Immediate Release – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct an administrative pile burn to reduce illegally dumped slash and woody debris that has accumulated along Forest Road 86-A on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District. Ignitions on the 0.1-acre site, located […]

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Joaquin Prescribed Pile Burn Continues on Santa Fe National Forest, Jemez and Cuba Ranger Districts

Santa Fe, NM – Dec. 14, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to continue the Joaquin prescribed pile burn on Thursday, Dec. 15, if conditions, including air quality and weather forecasts, remain favorable. The 60-acre treatment area sits on the boundary between the Jemez and Cuba […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned On Santa Fe National Forest, Cuba Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 12, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning a prescribed pile burn on the Cuba Ranger District. The 20-acre Ojitos prescribed pile burn, located just northeast of Rancho Del Chaparral Girl Scout Camp, may begin as early as Wednesday, Dec. 14, only […]

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Prescribed Burns Planned On Santa Fe National Forest, Coyote Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 12, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning prescribed burns on the Coyote Ranger District as early as Tuesday, Dec. 13, if conditions, including weather, winds and air quality, are favorable. Crews expect to ignite piles of woody debris on 1 acre […]

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Joaquin Canyon Prescribed Burn Continues on Santa Fe National Forest

Santa Fe, NM – Dec. 9, 2016 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to continue the Joaquin Canyon prescribed pile burn over the weekend. If conditions, including air quality and weather forecasts, remain favorable, crews expect to begin ignitions tomorrow on 30 to 40 acres of piles […]

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