Little Coyote Creek Prescribed Burn Dates Updated to Week of November 8, 2021

Prescribed Fire Announcement: Little Coyote Creek Prescribed Burn Dates Updated to the Week of November 8, 2021 Release Date: November 1, 2021 Contact(s): Eytan Krasilovsky, Forest Stewards Guild Black Lake, NM – Firefighters from the New Mexico State Land Office, the Forest Stewards Guild, and The Ember Alliance have been continuing to monitor conditions for […]

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Diego Prescribed Burn on Cuba District is a Go Today

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 1, 2021 – After a successful test fire today, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are proceeding with the previously announced Diego prescribed burn on the Cuba Ranger District today. The 374-acre treatment area is north of the community of Gilman and 1 mile east of the […]

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SFNF Plans to Implement Cordovas Pile Burn on Coyote District

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 1, 2021 – If the Coyote Ranger District receives sufficient snow or moisture on the ground, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to implement the previously announced Cordovas prescribed pile burn before the end of the year. Crews will use hand ignitions on the 157-acre treatment […]

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Mountainair Ranger District Plans for Weekend Prescribed Burn in the Thunderbird Area

Albuquerque, NM – October 29, 2021 – Pending favorable conditions, fire managers on the Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands (NF & NGs) may implement the previously announced Thunderbird prescribed fire on the Mountainair Ranger District on Saturday, Oct. 30 and possibly continue Sunday Oct. 31 if necessary. Fire crews are looking at burning 148 […]

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Smoke from Prescribed Burn in Santa Fe Watershed May Linger through Saturday

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 28, 2021 – Yesterday’s good ventilation rate and westerly winds overnight helped disperse smoke from the Aztec Springs prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed and pushed it southeasterly away from Santa Fe. But fair-to-poor ventilation rates today and tomorrow combined with diminishing winds in the 5-10 mph range […]

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Crews Respond to Pipeline Fire in Northern Manzano Mountains on the Mountainair Ranger District

Albuquerque, NM – October 28, 2021 – At approximately 4:00 pm yesterday, October 27, 2021 fire crews from the Mountainair Ranger District as well as the Forest Stewards Guild Fuels crew responded to a smoke report in the Northern Manzano’s. Upon arrival on scene they began work on a ¼ acre fire burning near the […]

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Prescribed Burn in Santa Fe Watershed Is Underway

Expected Overnight Inversion Will Cause Smoke to Linger SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 27, 2021 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are taking advantage of optimal conditions today, including good ventilation and northwesterly winds, to conduct the previously announced Aztec Springs prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed. Crews will […]

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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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SFNF Considers Implementing Prescribed Burn in Santa Fe Watershed Wednesday

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 25, 2021 – Forecasted conditions, including winds, relative humidities, ventilation and temperatures, may provide an optimal window for the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) to conduct the previously announced prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed on Wednesday. The decision to proceed will be made Wednesday morning after consultation […]

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Lincoln National Forest: New Start – Gap Fire

5:30PM Update: Forward progress of the fire has been stopped by the firefighters. Current acres: 5.3 acres. This will be the final update for the Gap Fire unless there is a significant change. 5PM: Firefighters are on the scene of the Gap Fire on the Smokey Bear Ranger District in the Capitan Gap area. The […]

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FINAL UPDATE on David Canyon Prescribed Fire

Sandia Ranger District Final Update for David Canyon Prescribed (RX) Fire Fire crews completed burns on approximately 148 acres within blocks 7 & 8. Map attached. No further ignitions. Today, crews will hold and secure perimeter. Residual smoke may still be visible from interior pockets within the burn perimeter. David Canyon is located west of […]

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FINAL UPDATE on Copperton Prescribed (RX) Fire

This is a final update on the Copperton Prescribed (RX) Fire on the Mount Taylor Ranger District on the Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands. Yesterday (10/21/21) fire crews completed burns on 178 acres in block 5. Today they plan to secure lines and monitor. No additional ignitions are planned for the remainder of the […]

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Carson National Forest Planning Prescribed Burns near Angel Fire Next Week

Taos, NM – October 21, 2021 – Fire managers on the Carson National Forest are planning to implement prescribed burns near Angel Fire, New Mexico, next week. These fuels treatments will be implemented in effort to restore and improve forest health and reduce the risk of high-intensity wildfires. The La Jara broadcast burn treats 1,301 […]

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UPDATE: David Canyon prescribed fire on Sandia Ranger District

Yesterday (10/20/21) fire crews on the David Canyon prescribed fire burned approximately 84 acres in block 8. Today, plans are to burn 208 acres in block 7. See Map attached. David Canyon is located west of Hwy 337 and West of the Mars Court trailhead. Map attached. We ask visitors to avoid areas of Pine […]

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UPDATE: Copperton Prescribed (RX) Fire on the Mt Taylor Ranger District

Yesterday (10/20/21) fire crews burned approximately 120 acres in block 5. Today they plan to clean up interior unburned islands and secure the perimeter to complete the full 179 acres in block 5. See map attached. The Copperton prescribed fire is part of the Redondo RX project which is 1,907 acres three miles west of […]

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Forest Stewards Guild, NM State Land Office, and The Ember Alliance to conduct prescribed burns in Black Lake Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 21, 2021 Contact(s): Eytan Krasilovsy, Forest Stewards Guild Black Lake, New Mexico. – The New Mexico State Land Office, the Forest Stewards Guild and The Ember Alliance are planning to burn up to 700 acres in late-October and early-November in the Black Lake Area south of Angel Fire, New Mexico. […]

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SFNF May Implement Mesa Potrero Prescribed Burn on Coyote District

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 21, 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 Wednesday, Oct. 27. Crews will use hand and aerial ignitions on the 492-acre treatment area approximately 7 miles north […]

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Carson National Forest Planning to Implement Prescribed Burn near El Rito Thursday

Taos, NM – October 20, 2021 – Fire managers on the Carson National Forest are planning to implement the Ensenada broadcast burn Thursday near El Rito, New Mexico, treating 1,243 acres to restore and improve forest health. The decision to implement the burn depends on multiple conditions, including the resource availability, fuel moisture levels, air […]

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