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SFNF Continues Gallinas WUI Prescribed Pile Burn

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 26, 2022 – Thanks to the recent snow, fire managers on the Pecos/Las Vegas District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to continue implementation of the previously announced Gallinas Canyon wildland-urban interface (WUI) prescribed pile burn as early as Thursday, Jan. 27. The decision to proceed will depend […]

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Prescribed Fires Beginning Jan. 26: Bureau of Land Management – Albuquerque District

Beginning on Jan. 26 and likely continuing through the weekend, the Bureau of Land Management, Albuquerque District, plans to begin ignitions in several prescribed fire units on the district. Fire crews will begin at the Wild Horse Slash Pit, located off of the Wood Camp Road near the Wild Horse subdivision in Catron County. Following […]

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Magdalena Ranger District to implement prescribed fire operations on Baney Unit 3C starting as early as January 27th

Albuquerque, NM – January 24, 2022 – Pending favorable conditions, fire managers on the Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands (NF & NGs) may implement previously announced prescribed fire on Unit 3C of the Baney Prescribed Fire (RX) on the Magdalena Ranger District as early as Thurs., January 27 and possibly continue thru Sun., January […]

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San Pedro Prescribed Fire to Continue Jan. 25, 2022

Beginning tomorrow, Jan. 25, the Bureau of Land Management, Farmington District, plans to complete the final 10-15 acres of the San Pedro Prescribed Fire. The prescribed fire consists of burning piles located interior of the burn area and consisting of larger wood pieces and branches that will create visible smoke from surrounding communities and Highway […]

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SFNF Thanks Partners, Collaborators for Successful Fuels Reduction in Pacheco Canyon  

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 20, 2022 – The recent prescribed pile burn in Pacheco Canyon on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) 7 miles northeast of Santa Fe was a great example of shared stewardship across ownership boundaries to reduce wildfire risk and protect communities and other assets in the wildland-urban interface (WUI), SFNF […]

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Magdalena and Mountainair Ranger Districts to Conduct Prescribed Fire

Albuquerque, NM – January 19, 2022 – Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands fire crews are preparing to strategically implement prescribed burns across the forest to reduce hazardous fuels in advance of warmer, drier weather starting as early as January 27th and continue through February pending suitable conditions. Prescribed fire is part of a science-based […]

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Prescribe Burn Scheduled on the Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District

Pile Burning in La Laz and Maruche Canyons ALAMOGORDO, NM – Jan. 19, 2022 —Fire managers on the Lincoln National Forest are planning to prescribe burn piles of slash in La Laz and Maruche Canyons, 2—3 miles north of High Rolls, beginning this week in advance of warmer, drier weather come summer. Approximately 146 acres […]

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Prescribed Pile Burn Planned South of Tierra Amarilla – Friday, January 14

The All Hands All Lands Burn Team and a diverse group of collaborative partners plan to implement a low complexity pile burn on Friday, January 14, covering up to 8 acres on private land. It sits near the junction of Highway 64 and Highway 84. The team is fully qualified to lead and implement prescribed […]

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SFNF May Implement Prescribed Pile Burn in Pacheco Canyon This Week

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 10, 2022 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to begin ignitions on the previously announced Pacheco Canyon prescribed pile burn as early as tomorrow, Jan. 11. The 443-acre pile burn is located off Forest Road (FR) 102 about 5.5 miles northeast of the village of […]

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SFNF May Implement Gallinas WUI Prescribed Pile Burn Monday 

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 7, 2022 – Fire managers on the Pecos/Las Vegas District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) hope to implement the previously announced Gallinas Canyon wildland-urban interface (WUI) prescribed pile burn on Monday, Jan. 10. The decision to proceed will depend on multiple factors, including snowpack, fuel moisture levels, air […]

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Carson NF Plans Prescribed Burns to Reduce Hazardous Fuels

TAOS, NM – Jan. 7, 2022 —Fire managers on the Carson National Forest are preparing to strategically implement prescribed burns across the forest to reduce hazardous fuels in advance of warmer, drier weather. Prescribed fire is part of a science-based framework for managing forests to reduce the risk of severe wildfire and allow less intense […]

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SFNF Implements Cordovas Prescribed Pile Burn on Coyote Ranger District

Jan. 6, 2022 — Fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are implementing the previously announced Cordovas prescribed pile burn today and tomorrow. Crews are using hand ignitions on the 157-acre treatment area off Forest Road 103 approximately 3 miles west/southwest of the community of Mesa Poleo. Motorists […]

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BLM to continue prescribed fire operations near San Pedro

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office will continue prescribed burn operations near San Pedro, N.M., throughout the month of January. The agency began burn operations in November with the intent to burn up to 200 acres near San Pedro in two units. The first unit is located on BLM-managed lands in Santa […]

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SFNF Plans Prescribed Pile Burns to Reduce Hazardous Fuels

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 3, 2022 – Thanks to recent snowfall across the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF), fire managers are considering implementing planned prescribed pile burns as early as Jan. 6 with the previously announced Cordovas pile burn. The decision to proceed will depend on multiple factors, including snow pack, fuel moisture levels, […]

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SFNF Postpones Mesa Potrero Prescribed Burn, Plans Cordovas Pile Burn Next Week

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 3, 2021 – Based on current and forecasted conditions, fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today decided to postpone the previously announced Mesa Potrero prescribed burn in the high country and are taking a look at conducting the previously announced Cordovas prescribed […]

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SFNF May Implement Mesa Potrero Prescribed Burn on Coyote District Next Week

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 2, 2021 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning to implement the previously announced Mesa Potrero prescribed burn on the Coyote Ranger District as early as Monday, Dec. 6, and concluding by Friday, Dec. 10. Crews will use hand and aerial ignitions to treat 500 […]

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POSTPONED: Lincoln National Forest, Prescribed Burn Planned in the 16 Springs Area, Sacramento Ranger District

UPDATE: 11/30/2021 – The 16 Springs Prescribed Burn has been postponed. CLOUDCROFT, NM – 11/29/20: The Sacramento Ranger District plans to begin prescribed burning in the 16 Springs area approximately 3 miles north of Mayhill, NM beginning the last week in November and continuing throughout the winter and spring as conditions allow. Smoke from the […]

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All Hands All Lands Burn Team mobilizing Pile Burn Squad in winter 2021-22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2021Contact: Eytan Krasilovsky, 505-470-0185, eytan@forestguild.org All Hands All Lands Burn Team mobilizing a Pile Burn Squad in winter 2021-22 to reduce hazardous fuels on private, municipal, and federally managed lands. Santa Fe, NM – Since 2018, a diverse array of partners have worked with The Nature Conservancy’s Rio Grande Water […]

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Final Update: Cathey Vista 4 Fire Update 11/24/21

This will be the last post of the Cathey Vista 4 Fire unless there is a significant change. Name: Cathey Vista 4 Fire Location: Near Cathy Vista and Cathey Canyon Trail (T105A) on the Sacramento Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest Size: 0.75 acres Cause: Human Update: Firefighters were able to built fire line around the […]

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New Fire Start: Cathy Vista. Lincoln National Forest Sacramento Ranger District

Fire Name: Cathy Vista Location: Near Cathy Peak on the Sacramento Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest Size: 0.75 acres Cause: Unknown Update: Firefighters responded to a smoke report near Cathy Peak on the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest around 1 pm this afternoon. Upon arrival they discovered a 0.75 acre fire burning […]

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