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BLM to continue prescribed fire operations near San Pedro

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office will continue prescribed burn operations near San Pedro, N.M., throughout the month of January. The agency began burn operations in November with the intent to burn up to 200 acres near San Pedro in two units. The first unit is located on BLM-managed lands in Santa […]

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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 Lincoln County

Beginning this week, and continuing through September, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct prescribed fire operations about 10 miles northeast of Ruidoso and 6 miles southeast of Capitan in Lincoln County. The 714-acre Zamora slash pile unit is located within the Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area.  This operation is weather dependent […]

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Wildfire Preparedness Is Year-Round: Campfire Safety

Turn that last summer vacation into a teaching moment of campfire safety! Summer is quickly coming to an end, and students across New Mexico will soon be heading back to school. And while it’s a perfect time to make lasting memories around the campfire with the kids, it’s also an opportunity to teach them about […]

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Ignitions to begin at Cerro del Aire (Wind Mountain) Prescribed Fire

Today, fire managers with the Bureau of Land Management, Taos Field Office, plan to begin ignitions at the 1,000-acre Cerro del Aire (Wind Mountain) Prescribed Fire located within the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument and northeast of Tres Piedras, N.M. Higher relative humidity is expected this week, in addition to other favorable weather conditions. […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Don’t Depend on Luck – Be Aware & Prepared

March brings the first signs of spring to drought-stricken Northern New Mexico landscapes, including warmer temperatures, windy conditions and the potential onset of wildfires. To prepare for the 2021 wildfire season, The Forest Stewards Guild is working with local, state, federal, and tribal partners and non-governmental organizations on a year-round wildfire preparedness campaign. With Saint […]

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