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Gila National Forest: Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 28 on Black Range Ranger District

Truth or Consequences, NM, May 20, 2019—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District is prepared and ready to implement the Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Project. 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 […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – Magdalena Ranger District Postpone Baney Prescribed Burn

MAGDALENA, NM, May 19, 2019– Fire managers from Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands are postponing the Baney prescribed burn on the Magdalena Ranger District originally planned for this week, due to forecasted winds over the burn perimeter later today through the first of the week. Fire managers will look to reschedule the 5,000 acre […]

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Gila National Forest -Silver City Ranger District planning Cameron Creek Prescribed Burn

Forest Order 06-19-006 Cameron Creek Rx Burn Area ClosureForest Order 06-19-006 Exhibit A (Map) Silver City, NM, May 15, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District plans to conduct a broadcast burn during the week of May 21, conditions permitting. The project plan is to conduct prescribed burning on approximately 950 […]

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Gila National Forest – Reserve Ranger District planning a prescribed burn at the Negrito Fire Base Administrative Site

Reserve, NM, May 14, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Reserve Ranger District is planning on igniting 220 acres broadcast burning located on and around the Negrito Firebase Administrative Site compound. The prescribed burn is tentatively scheduled for May 20, 2019 as desired weather and fire conditions permit. The project should be completed within a two to […]

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

MAGDALENA, NM, May 15, 2019– Fire managers from Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands are planning to conduct the Baney prescribed burn on the Magdalena Ranger District to begin on May 18 – 25, 2019 in the  San Mateo Mountains, as conditions and favorable weather permit. Aerial and hand ignition will be used to treat […]

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BLM Prescribed Fire in McKinley and Sandoval Counties in May – Early June

As early as next week and continuing through spring and into early summer, the Bureau of Land Management Rio Puerco Field Office plans to conduct a prescribed fire in McKinley and Sandoval counties, weather permitting. The approximately 500-acre area, known as Mesa Chivato, is comprised of ponderosa pine, piñon and juniper trees within the Ignacio […]

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Gila NF: Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Planned on Black Range Ranger District

Truth or Consequences, NM, May 2, 2019—For Immediate Release. The Black Range Ranger District is prepared and ready to implement the Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Project beginning Saturday, May 11, conditions permitting. The estimated project size is 9,400 acres on National Forest System lands and an additional 600 acres of New Mexico State Trust Lands […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Lewis Prescribed Burn Continues

Fire managers on the Lincoln National Forest plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, winds and weather forecasts, to continue with ignitions on the Lewis Prescribed Burn on the Sacramento Ranger District today. Today crews are hoping to claim a 500-acre unit in Seep Canyon adjacent to Rd 382 approximately six […]

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

2019 L-T East Rx Vicinity Map Mimbres, NM; April 26, 2019 – For Immediate Release – 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 May 6, weather dependent. The actual burn will take approximately two days and then two […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Sacramento Ranger District: Prescribed Burn Near Bluewater Ranch

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District is proceeding with a prescribed burn approximately two miles west of Bluewater Ranch passed Seep Canyon. Multiple piles will be treated with hand ignitions today. Crews hope to claim 150 acres. Work began around 10:00 a.m. this morning.  Weather conditions are optimal with mild winds and cooler temperatures. […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Lewis Prescribed Burn 4/12/2019

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District will continue with ignition on the Lewis Prescribed fire today. The prescribed burn is located near the towns of Weed and Sacramento, NM. Smoke may impact various roads in the area and may be visible from the communities of Weed, Mayhill, Sacramento and Cloudcroft NM. The public is […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – Magdalena Ranger District Plan Baney Prescribed Burn this spring.

MAGDALENA, NM, April 9, 2019– Fire managers from Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands are planning to conduct the Baney prescribed burn on the Magdalena Ranger District this spring in the  San Mateo Mountains. Aerial and hand ignition will be used to treat up to 5,000 acres in the project area, located on the northwest […]

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Gila National Forest – East Centerfire Prescribed Burn (Quemado RD) postponed

The Gila NF, Quemado Ranger District will not conduct the previously announced prescribed burn in the area known as East Centerfire today, April 8. After reviewing conditions on the ground, including recent precipitation, and forecasted weather and winds, fire managers decided to postpone the burn. Fire managers will look for a window next week to […]

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Gila National Forest: East Centerfire Prescribed Burn Planned on Quemado RD

Forest Order 06-19-003_Exhibit A (Map)FreemanUnit_VicinityMap for NRForest Order 06-19-003_EastCenterfireRxBurn Quemado, NM, April 4, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Quemado Ranger District plans to conduct a broadcast burn starting the week of April 8, weather dependent. The project plan is for 4,100 acres in the East Centerfire Unit, which is adjacent to Upper Cottonwood […]

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National Park Service Plans Prescribed Fire at El Malpais National Monument

Grants, NM – The National Park Service at El Malpais National Monument and the Bureau of Land Management’s El Malpais National Conservation Area plan to conduct a prescribed fire on the west side of the monument near the junction of County Road 42 and the Big Tubes turn-off. The Rendija prescribed fire is approximately 1,500 […]

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Lincoln National Forest, Lewis Prescribed Burn

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District will continue with ignition today on the Lewis Prescribed fire as previously planned. The prescribed burn is located near the towns of Weed and Sacramento, NM approximately 1 mile southwest of Blue Water Ranch and north/northeast of Mike Jones Ranch. Smoke may impact various roads in the area and […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Lewis Prescribed Burn To Proceed Next Week

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District is planning to proceed with the Lewis Prescribed Burn early next week if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, wind direction and weather forecasts, remain favorable. The burn area is approximately 1,000 acres located 1 mile southwest of Blue Water Ranch and north/northeast of Mike Jones Ranch. […]

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Gila NF: Collins Park Prescribed Burn

Shantie_Springs_RX MapLa Jolla_Rx Map The Gila National Forest is planning to conduct two prescribed burns (La Jolla and Shantie Springs) which includes approximately 6,000 acres which is located near Collins Park and the surrounding area, beginning today. Collins Park is located on Reserve Ranger District. Smoke and firefighter activity may impact FR 94, FR 28, […]

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Gila National Forest: East Centerfire Prescribed Burn planned on Quemado Ranger District

Quemado, NM, March 8, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Quemado Ranger District plans to conduct a broadcast burn for late March – early April, weather dependent. The project plan is for 4,105 acres in the East Centerfire Unit, which is adjacent to Upper Cottonwood Canyon and Freeman Mountain, over a five-day period. The […]

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BLM’s Centennial Prescribed Burn – FINAL UPDATE 3/7/19 5:30 PM – Firefighters SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ignitions – the area will be monitored over the next few days

BLM Las Cruces District News Release:  Centennial Prescribed Burn planned in Otero County LAS CRUCES, N.M. – On March 7, 2018, the Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with Holloman Air Force Base, is planning a prescribed burn in southern New Mexico.  Personnel will concentrate their efforts on burning the Centennial Bombing Range, located on McGregor Range.  Centennial […]

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