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BLM Plans Prescribed Burns in Socorro and Catron Counties

The Bureau of Land Management Socorro Field Office will burn up to 50 acres in Catron County between February 1 and April 15, 2017, weather permitting.  The objective of these burn projects is to remove piles of limbs and branches created as part of an old thinning project one mile west of Pie Town, immediately […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Sandoval County

Throughout the month of August, weather permitting, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rio Puerco Field Office will be conducting a prescribed burn that includes approximately 20 acres along the Perea Nature Trail in the Rio Salado Riparian Area. The area is comprised of salt cedar and Russian olive, and is approximately 1 mile south […]

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BLM Albuquerque District Lifts Fire Restrictions (8 Counties and 2.5 Million Acres Effected)

  The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Albuquerque District Office has suspended fire restrictions on BLM administered public lands.  BLM Albuquerque District Manager Danita Burns announced that as of August 5, 2016, fire restrictions on BLM lands are no longer in effect within Bernalillo, Catron, Cibola, McKinley, Sandoval, Socorro, Torrance, and Valencia Counties. Recent precipitation […]

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Ring Fire

New Fire Start – a 20-acre fire was reported Tuesday morning, May 16, at 3:30 a.m., in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Cruces District.  The Ring Fire is located in the vicinity of Cox Ranch.  Bureau of Land Management, White Sands Missile Range, and Fort Bliss resources are on scene.

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Centennial Bombing Range

  Prescribed Burn Planned for Centennial Bombing Range Las Cruces, NM – On April 27, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a prescribed burn in the Centennial Bombing Range on the McGregor Range, weather permitting.  Centennial is approximately 20 miles northeast of Oro Grande, New Mexico, in Otero County.  An anticipated 500 acres […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Centennial Bombing Range

Las Cruces, NM – On March 29, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a prescribed burn in the Centennial Bombing Range on the McGregor Range, weather permitting.  Centennial is approximately 20 miles northeast of Oro Grande, New Mexico, in Otero County.  An anticipated 500 acres of grassland will be targeted for hand ignition.  […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Dripping Springs Natural Area

Las Cruces, NM – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a prescribed burn at the Dripping Springs Natural Area (Natural Area) near Las Cruces, New Mexico.  The Dripping Springs prescribed burn is planned for the morning of March 15, 2016, weather permitting.  Smoke will be highly visible to the City of Las Cruces and […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Gorham Scout Camp, South of Cundiyo

Prescribed Burn Planned for Gorham Scout Camp, South of Cundiyo Taos, NM – During the month of December, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office will conduct a prescribed burn at Gorham Scout Camp, south of Cundiyo, New Mexico, weather permitting.  Burn operations could be on any day within December 7 through December […]

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Prescribed Burn for Gorham Scout Camp, South of Cundiyo

Taos, NM – During the month of November, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office will conduct a prescribed burn at Gorham Scout Camp, south of Cundiyo, New Mexico, weather permitting. Burn operations could be on any day within November 9 through November 30, 2015. The objectives of the burn are to remove […]

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