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Gila National Forest: Pile Burning Planned for

Quemado, NM, July 19, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Quemado Ranger District plans district-wide pile burns, weather and fire conditions permitting. With the onset of monsoon season, the Quemado District is preparing to burn piles at various district locations. These areas will be signed and posted for public awareness.  The pile burns are […]

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Gila National Forest – Pile burning planned on Reserve Ranger District

Reserve, NM, July 18, 2019 – The Gila National Forest, Reserve Ranger District plans district-wide pile burns, weather and fire conditions permitting. With the onset of monsoon season, the Reserve District is preparing to burn piles at various district locations. These areas will be signed and posted for public awareness.  The pile burns are scheduled […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update 6/29/2019

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 1350 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: May 26, 2019 Location: 6 miles north of White Oaks, NM. Lat/Long: 33.80809, -105.7386 Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW Sec 1 Fuel Type:  Pinyon/Juniper, Grass, Ponderosa Pine Values at Risk: None Fire Update: The […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update 6/28/2019

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 1100 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: May 26, 2019 Location: 6 miles north of White Oaks, NM. Lat/Long: 33.80809, -105.7386 Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW Sec 1 Fuel Type:  Pinyon/Juniper, Grass, Ponderosa Pine Values at Risk: None Fire Update: The […]

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Gila National Forest – Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire– June 27, 2019

Truth or Consequences, NM, June 27, 2019—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District began the Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire on Monday, June 24, 2019. The estimated project size is 7,200 acres on National Forest System lands and private property inholdings. The Black Range Ranger District has a long history of burning […]

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Gila National Forest – Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire – June 26, 2019

Truth or Consequences, NM, June 26, 2019—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District began the Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire on Monday, June 24, 2019. The estimated project size is 7,200 acres on National Forest System lands and private property inholdings. The Black Range Ranger District has a long history of burning […]

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Gila National Forest – Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Project began Monday, June 24

The Black Range Ranger District successfully did a test fire this morning and will continue ignitions on the Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Project. They began in Unit 3, and hope to burn 1,000 acres today. If conditions permit fire management officers will continue to Unit 2 on Tuesday and then to Unit 1. Smoke will […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – Magdalena Ranger District Plans Durfee-Bolander Prescribed Burn

MAGDALENA, NM, June 19, 2019– Fire managers from Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands are planning to conduct the Durfee-Bolander prescribed burn on the Magdalena Ranger District to begin on June 22, 2019 in the San Mateo Mountains, as conditions and favorable weather permit. Aerial and hand ignition will be used to treat up to […]

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Gila National Forest – Indian Peaks Prescribed Burn to begin June 24

Truth or Consequences, NM, June 19, 2019—For Immediate Release. The Black Range Ranger District is prepared and ready to implement the Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Project, Units 1, 2, 3, weather permitting. The estimated project size is 7,200 acres on National Forest System lands and private property inholdings. The district is closely monitoring onsite fuel […]

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NPS and BLM Conduct Prescribed Fire at El Malpais National Monument

The National Park Service at El Malpais National Monument and the Bureau of Land Management’s El Malpais National Conservation Area are conducting a prescribed fire on the west side of the national monument near the junction of County Road (CR) 42 and the Big Tubes turn-off. This prescribed burn is being called the Rendija Fire […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Smokey Bear Ranger District- Gavilan Prescribed Burn

Fire Crews will be pile burning in the Gavilan Prescribed Burn area. Smoke may be visible.  Schedule: Ignitions will begin Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at the north end of the project off Road 120a and may be ongoing throughout the week and month of June, conditions permitting. Location: Between Gavilan Canyon and Gavilan Ridge from the […]

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Gila National Forest – Update for Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire 5/31/2019

The Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire continued today. 400 acres were accomplished today and holding and monitoring will continue through the evening. The Air Quality Monitor shows good conditions. For more information on the Air Quality go to https://app.airsis.com/USFS/UnitMap and look for USFS1036. Remember that there is a temporary closure for the area surrounding the Big […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Prescribed Burns Planned on the Smokey Bear Ranger District

Ruidoso, NM—5/31/2019— The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest hopes to take advantage of unusual green conditions and the forecasted precipitation to burn piles using prescribed fire. The treatments in the wildland urban interface have been on-going since 2000.  These have mostly consisted of thinning with hand crews and piling the wood.  […]

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Gila National Forest: Update for 5/31/2019 – Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire, Silver City Ranger District

The Silver City Ranger District accomplished 75 acres of the planned 950 acres in the Cameron Creek Unit. They will continue with ignitions today. Smoke will be visible and could impact north of the Fort Bayard area and the Village of Santa Clara, and drift into the drainages of the Mimbres Valley during the early […]

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Gila National Forest: L-T East Prescribed Burn Planned on Wilderness Ranger District

The Wilderness Ranger District will be conducting prescribed burning in the L-T East burn area. The planned date to start is the week of June 3, weather dependent. The actual burn will take approximately two days and then two more days will be dedicated to holding and monitoring fire activity. This project is funded by […]

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Gila National Forest: Elk Pasture Prescribed Burn planned on Wilderness Ranger District

The Gila National Forest, Wilderness Ranger District plans to conduct a broadcast burn beginning the week of June 3, conditions permitting.  The project is the Elks Pasture Unit, which is planned for 320 acres and is located south of NM Highway 35, west of Camp Thunderbird; west of the private land along Ponderosa Road, off […]

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Gila National Forest: Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Update for May 31, 2019

The Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District began the Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. The estimated project size is 9,400 acres on National Forest System lands and an additional 600 acres of New Mexico State Trust Lands and private property inholdings. The Black Range Ranger District has a long history […]

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Lincoln National Forest -Sacramento Ranger District- Lewis Prescribed Burn

The Sacramento Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forests will conduct a prescribed burn as part of the Lewis Prescribed Burn Project tomorrow as weather conditions allow. The Lewis Prescribed Burn Project Areas totals 3000 acres. Crews have completed about 1/3 of the project to date. Crews plan to burn in Lewis Canyon tomorrow.  Smoke […]

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Gila NF: Elk Pasture Prescribed Burn planned on Wilderness Ranger District

Mimbres, NM, May 29, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Wilderness Ranger District plans to conduct a broadcast burn beginning June 3, conditions permitting.  The project is the Elks Pasture Unit, which is planned for 320 acres and is located south of NM Highway 35, west of Camp Thunderbird; west of the private land […]

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Gila NF: Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Update for May 29, 2019

Truth or Consequences, NM, May 29, 2019—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District began the Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. The estimated project size is 9,400 acres on National Forest System lands, and an additional 600 acres of New Mexico State Trust Lands and private property inholdings. […]

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