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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round-Pack a Go-Bag and Keep it Near

It is vital to have an emergency kit and an evacuation plan in place for you and your family. The 2023 Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round campaign provides monthly wildfire preparedness tasks that follow the changing seasons. The February message from your NM wildfire partners, agencies and non-governmental organizations is, “Preparedness is all Year, Pack a […]

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Glorieta Camps Prescribed Burning to Begin with Arrival of Snow 1/19/23

For Immediate Release: 1/17/2023 Glorieta Camps, The Nature Conservancy’s Rio Grande Water Fund and the Forest Stewards Guild plan to take advantage of favorable conditions on Jan. 19th, including snow levels, air quality, wind direction, and weather forecasts, and initiate prescribed pile burning at Glorieta Camps. This is the first of ongoing burns throughout the winter when conditions […]

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Glorieta Camps winter season prescribed burning planned to begin 1/3/2023

For Immediate Release Glorieta Camps, The Nature Conservancy’s Rio Grande Water Fund and the Forest StewardsGuild plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including moisture levels, air quality, wind direction, and weather forecasts, and initiate prescribed burning at Glorieta Camps as early as January 3rd, 2022. Glorieta Camps is west of the village of Pecos. […]

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BLM Rio Puerco Field Office to implement three prescribed fires

Throughout the winter season, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will implement three prescribed fires, depending on weather conditions. The Mesa Chivato Prescribed Fire will be within the Ignacio Chavez and Chamisa Wilderness Study Areas, west of Highway 550 and 15 miles southwest of San Luis, in Sandoval and McKinley counties. The project is part of a […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round:

 Don’t Hibernate on a Preparedness Plan Take this seasonal break to create or review and improve your personal preparedness plan for emergencies. Your New Mexico wildfire cooperators at nearby national forests, agencies, and non-governmental organizations conclude the 2022 Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round campaign with a December message: Don’t Hibernate on a Preparedness Plan. Although emergencies and disasters can occur […]

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Update: Prescribed Fire Planned on State Trust Land – South of Pie Town, NM

For more information contact: Mark Meyers 505-946-7082  The New Mexico State Land Office (NMSLO) is planning a collaborative prescribed fire scheduled for Nov. 11-17, 2022, on approximately 400 acres of state trust land near Mangas Divide (approximately 16 miles southwest of Pie Town, NM in Catron County).  The project is being implemented in the fall while there is an opportunity to safely […]

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Prescribed Fire Planned on State Trust Land – South of Pie Town, NM

The New Mexico State Land Office (NMSLO) is planning a collaborative prescribed fire scheduled for Nov. 11-17, 2022, on approximately 400 acres of state trust land near Mangas Divide (approximately 16 miles southwest of Pie Town, NM in Catron County).  The project is being implemented in the fall while there is an opportunity to safely and responsibly meet burn objectives and […]

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BLM plans prescribed fire in Catron County, Nov.-Dec. 2022

Beginning November 1 and ending December 31, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Socorro Field Office plans to burn piles of juniper and piñon cuttings in three locations in Catron County, weather permitting.  Details on each location and size are as follows: Active ignition will take one to five days, with some smoke visible in the […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Remove Dead Plants and Debris from Property

As fall approaches and cooler temperatures set in, wildfire season can seem like a distant concern. However, this is a great time to begin preparations for the next fire season and clean up around your home. The 2022 Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round campaign provides monthly wildfire preparedness tasks that follow the changing seasons. The October […]

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Partners to Conduct Fall Season Prescribed Fire at Cottonwood Gulch’s Basecamp

Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions, Forest Stewards Guild, The Ember Alliance, The Nature Conservancy, and collaborative partners to implement a broadcast burn at Cottonwood Gulch’s Basecamp this fall season. Santa Fe, NM – Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions is partnering with the Forest Stewards Guild (the Guild), The Ember Alliance, The Nature Conservancy, McKinley County, and a diverse group […]

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Apply Now: BLM Albuquerque District Wildland Fire Module

The Bureau of Land Management New Mexico (BLM NM) Albuquerque District Office is hiring highly qualified and motivated individuals for a new Wildland Fire Module located in Albuquerque, NM. Job announcements are open September 19th, 2022-September 28th, 2022. See below for announcement numbers and application assistance. NM BLM and Albuquerque District OverviewThe mission of the […]

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BLM NM Fire Seeking Crew Members for New Wildland Fire Module

The Rio Puerco Wildland Fire Module ​(WFM) is seeking highly qualified and motivated individuals for a newly developed Bureau of Land Management WFM based out of Albuquerque, NM. The WFM is hosted out of the ​Albuquerque District Rio Puerco Field Office.  As a specialized resource in the wildland fire community, we are currently seeking individuals who will contribute the […]

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BLM Pecos District lifts fire restrictions across public lands 7/6/22

Effective, July 6, at 8 a.m., the Bureau of Land Management will terminate all fire restrictions enacted by Fire Prevention Order #LLNMP02310-2022-003 on BLM administered public lands within Chaves, DeBaca, Eddy, Lea, Lincoln, Guadalupe, Quay, and Roosevelt counties. Following recent precipitation that has reduced fire danger in New Mexico, the BLM joins other federal and state agencies […]

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BLM Las Cruces District lifts fire restrictions 7/1/22 

Effective July 1, 2022, at 8 a.m., the Bureau of Land Management will terminate all fire restrictions enacted by Fire Prevention Order #NMLC00000-22-01 on BLM administered public lands within Doña Ana, Otero, Luna, Sierra, Grant and Hidalgo counties. Following recent precipitation that has reduced fire danger in New Mexico, the BLM joins other federal agencies in […]

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BLM Farmington District lifts fire restrictions

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will terminate fire restrictions enacted by Fire Prevention Order #NMF00000-22-01 on BLM-administered public lands within Colfax, Harding, McKinley, Mora, Quay, Rio Arriba, San Juan, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Taos and Union counties at 8 a.m. on July 1.  The BLM joins other federal agencies in lifting fire restrictions […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Skip the Fireworks to Support Firefighters

Fireworks are a popular Fourth of July tradition. Over the years, many of us have personally experienced close calls and disasters related to firework-ignited fires – a stray ember on a rooftop, burnt grass, smoldering casings and other potential ignition sources. With an early start to the 2022 wildfire season, your NM wildfire cooperators and […]

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