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Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge to Conduct Prescribed Burns

Beginning the week of March 29, Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge plans to implement two prescribed fire projects on the Refuge west of Maxwell, New Mexico (Colfax County).  The projects include two units targeting 500 acres.   The purpose of these prescribed burns is to reduce hazardous fuel accumulations reducing the risk of dangerous wildfires, to […]

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Prescribed Fire to Begin at Bosque del Apache and Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuges 3/16/21

Beginning the week of March 16, fire managers will implement several prescribed fire projects at both Bosque Del Apache and Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuges. Approximately 110 acres of wetland habitat will be burned at Bosque Del Apache. Fire will remove heavy concentrations of dead and down fuels within the unit recycling nutrients, creating a reinvigorated […]

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Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge to Conduct Prescribed Burn East of Roswell

Beginning the week of March 22, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge plans to implement a prescribed fire project on the Refuge east of Roswell, NM.¬† The project is expected to take several days to complete.¬† Approximately 2,700 acres of refuge lands and 550 acres of Bureau of Land Management administered lands will be targeted. The […]

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