Cuba Ranger District Plans Two Prescribed Burns

SANTA FE, NM – March 29, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest hope to conduct two prescribed burns on the Cuba Ranger District this spring. The treatment area for the Moya prescribed burn is 3,371 acres west of the community of LLaves and northeast of Lindrith. Ignitions could […]

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Coyote Ranger District Plans To Continue Prescribed Burning

SANTA FE, NM – March 28, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Hoping to take advantage of favorable conditions, including recent moisture, predicted weather and air quality, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning to continue previously announced prescribed burns on the Coyote Ranger District throughout the spring. Primary targets are the […]

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What can you do in one day to be safer from wildfire? A lot! #WildfireSafety

What can you do in one day to be safer from wildfire? A lot! Plan a project this weekend. http://bit.ly/FirewiseIdeas

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It’s not if, but when the next wildfire will occur. Prepare now. #WildfireSafety

It’s not if, but when the next wildfire will occur. Prepare now. Download your Ready, Set, Go Personal Wildland Fire Action Guide at http://bit.ly/RSGNM.  

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Wildfires are a #NoDroneZone

It is illegal to fly drones near wildfires. They put firefighters, residents & homes at risk. Learn more at https://www.nifc.gov/drones/.

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Take Smokey Bear’s Wildfire Prevention Pledge #OneLessSpark

One Less Spark = One Less Wildfire. Take Smokey Bear’s Wildfire Prevention Pledge at http://SmokeyBear.com.

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High Winds in NM Increasing Fire Danger, Extra Care Required

Please use caution outdoors when winds are high or delay activities that may cause sparks or heat until winds subside.  Here are tips on taking extra care in these conditions:  https://nmfireinfo.com/links/outdoor-fire-safety/one-less-spark/.  

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Prescribed Burn Planned in the Santa Fe Watershed To Reduce Risk of Wildfire, Restore Forest Health

SANTA FE, NM – March 23, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning to conduct a prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed as early as Friday, April 7, if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, are favorable. Hand and aerial ignitions […]

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Media Advisory: Mesa Poleo Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – March 20, 2017 – For Immediate Release – If favorable conditions, including weather, winds and air quality, remain in place through the night, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to proceed with the previously announced Mesa Poleo prescribed burn on the Coyote Ranger District tomorrow. The SFNF […]

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Prescribed Fire Planned for McKinley and Sandoval Counties March 23-April 7

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rio Puerco Field Office plans to conduct an approximately 300 acre prescribed fire within the Ignacio Chavez and Chamisa Wilderness Study Areas from March 23 through April 7, weather permitting.  The area, known as Mesa Chivato, is west of Highway 550 and approximately 15 miles southwest of San Luis, […]

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Borrego Mesa Prescribed Burn Planned on Española Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – March 17, 2017 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct the previously announced Borrego Mesa prescribed burn on the Española Ranger District sometime between March 27 and May 31, 2017.  That window is dependent on favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air […]

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Lincoln National Forest – New Fire Start – Campground Fire (3/16/17)

New Fire Start – Campground Fire INITIAL FIRE UPDATE: 03/16/17  9:30 pm Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 03/16/17  6:24 pm Location: Approximately 2 miles west of Mayhill, NM and just off of Highway 82 Lat/Long: 32 deg, 54 min, 14.4 sec X 105 deg, 30 min, 15.7 sec Legal Description: T16S, […]

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Free Community Event Saturday, April 1, at the Wildfire WUI Summit

The NM WUI Summit will host a free community day on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 1pm-5:30pm with learning sessions and fun family activities for all ages.  The event will be held at the Sheraton-Airport in Albuquerque. Learn from fire experts about creating defensible space, what happens after a wildfire, the ins and outs of […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned On Santa Fe National Forest, Coyote Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – March 14, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning a prescribed burn near the community of Mesa Poleo on the Coyote Ranger District. Hand ignitions could begin as early as Tuesday, March 21, if conditions, including weather, winds and air quality, are […]

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Register Now for 2017 NM WUI Summit, March 30-April 1, Albuquerque

For information on the New Mexico Wildland Urban Interface Summit and to register online go to: 2017 NM WUI Summit. This year, the conference will have three concurrent tracks in mitigating risk of wildfire in your community.  The tracks focus on the technical, “How does it work?”, collaboration, “Who can I work with?”, and action, […]

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