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SFNF Cuba District Plans Pile Burns to Reduce Fuels

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 6, 2021 – Fire managers on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are looking for optimal windows to implement planned prescribed pile burns between now and March 31 to reduce fuels, restore wildlife habitat and improve forest health. The planned units are the 379-acre Ojitos […]

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Gila National Forest: Silver City Ranger District Planning Winter/Spring Vegetation Treatments

Silver City, NM, January 6, 2021–For Immediate Release. The Silver City Ranger District, Gila National Forest is planning four vegetation treatments this winter and spring to reduce hazardous fuels conditions, protect private infrastructure in the wildland urban interface, and improve wildlife habitat.  Smoke production should be light, and impacts kept to the local area. The […]

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SFNF Jemez District Continues Pile Burns to Reduce Fuels

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 5, 2021 – After completing the Thompson Ridge, Cat Mesa and Hillside prescribed pile burns, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including snowpack, fuel moisture levels, air quality, wind direction and weather forecasts, to implement additional pile burns on the […]

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SFNF Hopes to Implement La Cueva, East Rowe Mesa Prescribed Burns this Winter

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 11, 2020 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are looking at a potential window between Dec. 14, 2020, and March 31, 2021, to implement the previously announced La Cueva and Rowe Mesa prescribed burns to reduce the risk of wildfire. The 133-acre La Cueva pile burn […]

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Valles Caldera National Preserve’s fire closure in effect for 12/11/2020-12/22/2020

Beginning at 8:00 AM on Friday, December 11, 2020, a fire closure is in effect for the area of Cerro Seco while prescribed pile burning is managed by the National Park Service. This prescribed burn will benefit the forest restoration efforts within Valles Caldera National Preserve. In order to protect the public, partners, and employees […]

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Cat Mesa Pile Burns Continue Today

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 10, 2020 – After a successful test ignition, crews are continuing with the previously announced Cat Mesa pile burns today to reduce the amount of hazardous fuels on the ground. The winter storm currently moving through New Mexico has created optimal conditions to burn slash piles. Snow on the ground […]

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Hyde Park, Cat Mesa Pile Burns a Go Today

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 3, 2020 – After successful test ignitions, crews are proceeding with the previously announced Hyde Park and Cat Mesa pile burns today to reduce the amount of hazardous fuels on the ground. The recent winter storm that moved through New Mexico helped create optimal conditions to burn slash piles. Snow […]

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SFNF Adds Cat Mesa Pile Burn to the List for Implementation this Week

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 2, 2020 – Taking the favorable winter weather into consideration, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are considering an additional pile burn this week, adding the previously announced Cat Mesa prescribed pile burn on the Jemez Ranger District to the list for implementation if conditions are favorable. […]

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SFNF May Implement Hyde Park, Thompson Ridge Pile Burns this Week

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 1, 2020 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are looking at a potential window this week to implement the previously announced Hyde Park and Thompson Ridge prescribed pile burns to reduce the risk of wildfire. The 132-acre Hyde Park pile burn near Black Canyon Campground on […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands- Magdalena Ranger District Plan Baney Prescribed Burn

Magdalena, N.M., November 12, 2020 – The Cibola National Forest, Magdalena Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn to help improve wildlife habitat and forest health. The Baney Prescribed Fire Project is expected to begin on Monday, November 16– Thursday, November 29, 2020 depending on weather and vegetation conditions. Up to 950 acres will be […]

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Santa Fe National Forest Lifts Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 10, 2020 – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) will lift campfire and smoking restrictions effective 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, based on decreasing fire danger. The forest implemented Stage 1 fire restrictions on Oct. 23 to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfire during extreme drought conditions, historically low […]

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BLM plans prescribed burn near San Pedro in south Santa Fe County

Beginning Nov. 9, the Bureau of Land Management Taos Field Office plans to conduct an up to 200-acre prescribed burn near San Pedro in two units. The first unit is located on BLM-managed lands in Santa Fe County on the south side of NM Highway 344, approximately 1 mile east of the intersection of NM Highway 14 and NM Highway 344. The second unit is on Verbina Road, to the […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned at Pecos National Historical Park

Pecos, NM– Pecos National Historical Park is planning to implement a prescribed burn project that will begin when conditions allow anytime from early November and through the end of winter. The pile burn project, encompassing approximately 10 acres, is located along Highway63 between the park entrance road and the Village of Pecos within areas that […]

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Santa Fe National Forest Plans Pile Burns to Reduce Fuels, Improve Forest Resilience

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 5, 2020 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are monitoring conditions on the ground to find potential windows to burn piles of woody debris in several previously thinned areas across the forest. Forest restoration treatments, including thinning and prescribed fire, help reduce hazardous fuels, improve wildlife […]

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Incendio Luna Noticias del Incidente: 11/3/2020

Sitio Web del Incidente: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7246 Información de Incendios de Nuevo México: nmfireinfo.com   Datos del Incidente Fecha de inicio: 17 de octubre de 2020 Superficie: 10,142 acres Heridas: 0 Localización: 2 millas al norte de Chacón Porcentaje de contención: 61% Estructuras amenazadas: 0 Causa: Bajo investigación Contención completa: 11/10/2020 Estructuras Destruidas:  0   Recursos Equipos […]

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Lincoln National Forest Prescribed Burning in 16 Springs Near Mayhill, NM

The Sacramento Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest is taking advantage of the recent snow, lower temperatures and shorter days to conduct a prescribed burn in the 16 Springs area approximately 5 miles north of Mayhill, NM today, Nov. 4 and throughout the week as conditions allow. Smoke may be visible from Highway 82, […]

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Valles Caldera National Preserve Plans Winter Prescribed Burns

Jemez Springs, NM — The National Park Service plans to implement prescribed burn projects in Valles Caldera National Preserve between early November and the end of the winter season when conditions allow. The prescribed burns will occur in previously thinned areas where materials have been piled for burning. The burn operations will be completed in phases over several […]

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Luna Fire Update: 11/3/2020

Incident Website: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7246  New Mexico Fire Information: nmfireinfo.com Incident information Start Date: October 17, 2020 Acreage: 10,142 Injuries: 0 Location:  2 miles North of Chacon Percent Contained: 61% Structures Threatened: 0 Cause: Under Investigation Full Containment: 11/10/2020 Structures Destroyed:  0     Resources Hand Crews: 1 Dozers: 0 Heavy Equipment: 2 Engines: 1 Helicopters: 0 Air Tankers:  Available […]

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Incendio Luna Noticias del Incidente: 10/30/2020

Sitio Web del Incidente: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7246 Información de incendios de Nuevo México: nmfireinfo.com Línea de información para el público: 575-999-5548 Datos del Incidente Fecha de inicio: 17 de octubre de 2020 Superficie: 10,142 acres Heridas: 0 Localización: 2 millas al norte de Chacón Porcentaje de contención: 52% Estructuras amenazadas: 0 Causa: Bajo investigación Contención completa: 11/10/2020 […]

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Luna Fire Update: 10/30/2020

Incident Website: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7246 New Mexico Fire Information: nmfireinfo.com Public Information Line: 575-999-5548 Incident information Start Date: October 17, 2020 Acreage: 10,142 Injuries: 0 Location:  2 miles North of Chacon Percent Contained: 52 % Structures Threatened: 0 Cause: Under Investigation Full Containment: 11/10/2020 Structures Destroyed:  0 Resources Hand Crews: 0 Dozers: 0 Air Tankers:  Available as […]

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