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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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Coyote Ranger District French Mesa Prescribed Burn to Start in Spring

SANTA FE, NM – February 6, 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 this spring on the French Mesa to reduce […]

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SFNF – Jemez Ranger District Slash Pit Prescribed Burn Planned for February

SANTA FE, NM – February 2, 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) will evaluate weather conditions between now and February 28 to burn the community slash […]

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Espanola Ranger District Borrego Prescribed Burn to Start Tuesday

SANTA FE, NM – January 26, 2018 – For Immediate Release. To take advantage of 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 begin ignitions Tuesday, January 30 on the Borrego Mesa fuelwood unit to […]

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Jemez Ranger District Vallecitos Piles Prescribed Burn to Start Tomorrow

SANTA FE, NM – January 25, 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 tomorrow on the Vallecitos piles to reduce the risk of […]

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Cuba Ranger District Chaparral Piles Prescribed Burn DELAYED; La Jara Piles Prescribed Burn Remains TBD

SANTA FE, NM – January 25, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) delayed ignitions on the Chaparral piles today until further notice due to weather conditions. As soon as conditions allow for the Chaparral piles prescribed burn to commence, the public will […]

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UPDATE: Cuba Ranger District Chaparral Piles Prescribed Burn May Start Tomorrow; La Jara Piles Rx TBD

SANTA FE, NM – January 24, 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 tomorrow on Chaparral piles to reduce the risk of high-severity […]

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Focus Shifts on Fire in Gallinas Watershed

SANTA FE, NM – January 19, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Unseasonably dry conditions shift the focus for the Gallinas Watershed Prescribed Fire in an area located about 20 miles northwest of Las Vegas, New Mexico in the Santa Fe National Forest. “We’re simply not seeing the moisture we would normally see this time of […]

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SFNF Gallinas Prescribed Burn Monitoring Continues within Watershed – New Release

SFNF Gallinas Prescribed Burn Monitoring Continues within Watershed; Crews Engage Residual Fires SANTA FE, NM – January 3, 2018 – For Immediate Release. The Gallinas Watershed prescribed burn continues at this time through January. Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) crews continue to monitor treated units while engaging residual fires within the burn perimeter of the […]

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SFNF Monitoring Gallinas Watershed Prescribed Burn – Smoke Visible SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 21, 2017

There are still no additional ignitions on the Gallinas Watershed prescribed burn this month per the Dec. 15 news release, according to fire managers on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF).  Crews continue to monitor treated units within the watershed. Small pockets within the project area continue to burn […]

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SFNF Stops Ignitions on Gallinas Watershed Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 15, 2017 – For Immediate Release.  There will be no additional ignitions on the Gallinas Watershed prescribed burn this month, according to fire managers on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF). Crews will continue to monitor treated units within the watershed. Even though ignitions […]

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Guadalupe Fire Update – Dec 11, 2017

Guadalupe Fire UPDATE: Dec. 11, 2017 Jemez Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest Start Date: Dec. 8, 2017 Cause: Human Size:  6.3 acres, 100% contained Location:  Near Forest Road (FR) 376 on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest. Vegetation:  Logging slash and pre-made piles. Current Situation: The fire was reported to the […]

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Guadalupe Fire UPDATE: Dec. 8, 2017

Guadalupe Fire UPDATE: Dec. 8, 2017 Jemez Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest Start Date: Dec. 8, 2017 Cause: Human Size:  6.2 acres, 40% contained Location:  Near Forest Road (FR) 376 on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest. Smoke is visible as far south as Rio Rancho, NM. Travelers along FR […]

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