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BLM plans prescribed burn activities in Chaves and Lincoln counties

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct prescribed fire operations beginning this week and lasting through May. The agency plans to burn approximately 1,400 acres throughout Chaves and eastern Lincoln counties. The operations are weather dependent and will take several days to complete. Smoke from the burn may be visible from Roswell, Midway, Dexter, […]

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Prescribed Burn in Dripping Springs Natural Area

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a prescribed burn at the Dripping Springs Natural Area near Las Cruces, N.M. The Dripping Springs prescribed burn is planned for Feb. 15, 2022. Smoke will be highly visible to the City of Las Cruces and the surrounding communities. The Dripping Springs Trail, which begins at the […]

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Prescribed fire planned in Lincoln County

Beginning the week of Feb. 7, 2022, and possibly continuing through March, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct prescribed fire operations approximately ten miles northeast of Ruidoso and six miles southeast of Capitan in Lincoln County. The 600-acre Eastwell slash pile unit is located within the Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area. […]

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Prescribed Burns Scheduled on the Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District

Prescribed Burns West of Ruidoso Ruidoso, NM – Feb. 7, 2022—The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest is planning to conduct prescribed burns in the Grindstone and Perk Canyon areas west of Ruidoso as early as tomorrow, Tuesday, February 8. Prescribed burning will continue throughout winter and spring as conditions allow. Crews […]

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Bandelier National Monument Plans Winter Prescribed Burn

Bandelier National Monument – News Release For Immediate Release:  February 3, 2022  For further information contact: Joanie Budzileni, joanie_budzileni@nps.gov, 505-672-3861, x. 1501 Bandelier National Monument Plans Winter Prescribed Burn  Los Alamos, NM –  The National Park Service plans to implement a prescribed fire in Bandelier National Monument starting as early as Thursday, February 10, 2022, […]

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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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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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BLM plans prescribed fire in Catron County

Beginning Nov. 15 through Dec. 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: Alamocita Pile Burn – 135 acres, located east of Pietown and approximately 10 miles north […]

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San Pedro Prescribed Fire Planned and Info Sharing Session

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office is hosting an opportunity to share information on an upcoming prescribed burn near San Pedro, N.M. The information session, which will take place on Oct. 28 at 6 p.m., will be held at the Santa Fe County-Edgewood Volunteer Fire District Station 3, 3 Oro Quay Road, […]

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Gila NF: Hazardous Fuel Reduction Project planned for Poverty Creek Wildland Urban Interface

Truth or Consequences, NM. October 15, 2021.  The Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District is planning a hazardous fuels reduction project, estimated at 150 acres in the Poverty Creek Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). The Black Range Ranger District is continuing work on reducing hazardous fuels, including prescribed burning, for the fall/winter of 2021-2022 on […]

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BLM NM Rio Puerco Field Office to Conduct Prescribed Fires

Beginning Oct. 18, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to implement four prescribed fire projects this fall and winter. The exact timing will largely depend upon weather conditions. Details on each specific project follow: Mesa Chivato Prescribed Fire – Located within the Ignacio Chavez and Chamisa Wilderness Study Areas, west of Highway 550 and […]

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BLM plans prescribed fire in Catron County

Beginning November 15, and continuing through the end of 2020, the Bureau of Land Management 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: Pie Town Pile Burn – 196 acres, located one mile west […]

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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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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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Pile Burning in El Malpais National Monument

National Park Service Superintendent Kelly Fuhrmann announced that the Four Winds Fire Group will be burning wood piles in El Malpais National Monument starting Tuesday, Aug 4th and is expected to complete the project on Wednesday, Aug 5th. These wood piles are located along the west side of County Road 42 in the vicinity of […]

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BLM prescribed burn planned in Lincoln County

Beginning in August, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be conducting prescribed burn operations about 10 miles northeast of Ruidoso and 6 miles southeast of Capitan in Lincoln County. The 206-acre Pershing slash pile unit is located within the Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area. This operation is weather dependent and will take […]

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Pile burning in El Malpais National Monument

National Park Service Acting Superintendent Steve Baumann announced that the Four Winds Fire Group will be burning wood piles in El Malpais National Monument starting Saturday, July 25th through Sunday July 26th as weather and fuel conditions permit. These wood piles are located along the North side of County Road 42, West of Cerro Bandera, […]

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