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10.24.2016 – Prescribed Fire Update – Valles Caldera

Jemez Springs, NM. – National Park Service (NPS) fire managers successfully treated 30-40 acres with prescribed fire in the Banco Bonito district of the Valles Caldera National Preserve – north of NM State Road 4 near mile marker 30. Ignitions are complete for today and no ignitions are planned for tomorrow. Fire personnel will continue patrolling and monitoring […]

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10.20.2016 – Update – Valles Caldera Prescribed Burns will Continue Next Week

Jemez Springs, NM. – National Park Service (NPS) fire managers successfully treated 478 acres with prescribed fire in the Banco Bonito district of the Valles Caldera National Preserve – north of NM State Road 4 near mile marker 30. Because the weather forecast for Thursday through Sunday is not favorable for smoke dispersion, fire managers will not […]

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Valles Caldera Rx burn update 10.19.2016

Crews were able to burn approximately 278-acres of the planned project site in Banco Bonito today. Burning is expected to continue tomorrow and smoke will be visible from all directions coming into the Jemez Mountains.   Smoke sensitive individuals are encouraged to take proper precautions in the following days.   More information about this burn […]

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VALL Rx Fall burns continue

Prescribed burn operations occurring on the Valles Caldera National Preserve began today and have been progressing well. On 10/18/2016 crews were able to burn approximately 200-acres of the planned project site in Banco Bonito. Burning is expected to continue tomorrow and smoke will be visible from all directions coming into the Jemez Mountains. Smoke sensitive […]

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Prescribed burns on VCNP start next week

DATE:  October 14, 2016 Contact: Brittney Van Der Werff, Brittney_vanderwerff@nps.gov, 575-829-4821 Jemez Springs, NM – Valles Caldera National Preserve will initiate prescribed burn projects beginning early next week, dependent upon suitable weather and fuel conditions. The prescribed burn will take place within an approximately 1,200-acre project area in the Banco Bonito district of the preserve […]

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Fall Prescribed Burns Planned at Valles Caldera National Preserve

Jemez Springs, NM – October 4 – Valles Caldera National Preserve is planning to implement prescribed burn projects from early October through the end of November, based on suitable weather and fuel conditions. The prescribed burn will take place within an approximately 1,800-acre project area in the Banco Bonito district of the preserve – north of […]

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