Tag Archives: Prescribed Burn

16 Springs Prescribe Fire on the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest Scheduled for Spring 2022

Fire officials on the Sacramento Ranger District in Cloudcroft, NM, plan to implement prescribed fire operations on the 16 Springs Prescribed Fire project beginning in March and carrying into April of 2022. The 16 Springs Prescribed Fire is targeting 564 acres and is located on federal land five miles north of Mayhill, NM.  The project […]

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Prescribed Burns Scheduled on the Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District

Prescribed Burns West of Ruidoso Ruidoso, NM – Feb. 7, 2022—The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest is planning to conduct prescribed burns in the Grindstone and Perk Canyon areas west of Ruidoso as early as tomorrow, Tuesday, February 8. Prescribed burning will continue throughout winter and spring as conditions allow. Crews […]

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Valles Caldera National Preserve Continues Winter Prescribed Burns

Pile burn area: San Antonio Mountain DATE: February 4, 2022 CONTACT: Dave Krueger, david_krueger@nps.gov, 575-829-4100 ext. 3 Valles Caldera National Preserve Continues Winter Prescribed Burns Jemez Springs, NM – On Tuesday, February 8, the National Park Service will continue the prescribed burn projects in Valles Caldera National Preserve by burning piles of previously thinned materials […]

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Bandelier National Monument Plans Winter Prescribed Burn

Bandelier National Monument – News Release For Immediate Release:  February 3, 2022  For further information contact: Joanie Budzileni, joanie_budzileni@nps.gov, 505-672-3861, x. 1501 Bandelier National Monument Plans Winter Prescribed Burn  Los Alamos, NM –  The National Park Service plans to implement a prescribed fire in Bandelier National Monument starting as early as Thursday, February 10, 2022, […]

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Prescribed Burns Planned in Otero County

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), in conjunction with Holloman Air Force Base, is planning a prescribed burn within Otero County in southern New Mexico February 8th. In total, 15-20 BLM firefighters and personnel will monitor the fire. These burns are being conducted to reduce the risk of wildfire spreading to public lands from the […]

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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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POSTPONED: Lincoln National Forest, Prescribed Burn Planned in the 16 Springs Area, Sacramento Ranger District

UPDATE: 11/30/2021 – The 16 Springs Prescribed Burn has been postponed. CLOUDCROFT, NM – 11/29/20: The Sacramento Ranger District plans to begin prescribed burning in the 16 Springs area approximately 3 miles north of Mayhill, NM beginning the last week in November and continuing throughout the winter and spring as conditions allow. Smoke from the […]

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Gila NF: Jaybird Vegetation Treatment/Rx Fire

Jaybird Vegetation Treatment/Prescribed FireSilver City Ranger District Silver City, NM— October 14, 2021.  The Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District is planning the Jaybird Prescribed Fire in the Signal Peak area, near Meadow Creek and Jaybird Canyon.  This 2,565-acre project will occur between October 25 and February 28, depending on weather conditions and fuel […]

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Lincoln National Forest Prescribed Fire Near Cora Dutton Schedule for Sept 21, 2021

Fire managers on the Lincoln National Forest will conduct a prescribed burn 4 miles southwest of Capitan, NM near Dutton Ranch beginning tomorrow, September 21, 2021. Firefighters will be burning piles of cut vegetation (aka slash piles) resulting from past thinning activities. Prescribed fires reduce hazardous fuels, improve wildlife habitat, and create healthier, more resilient […]

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Lincoln National Forest to Proceed with Prescribed Burn North of Mayhill Next Week

CLOUDCROFT, NM – Apr. 15, 2021 – Crews plan to continue with the ongoing 16 Springs Prescribed Burn on the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest starting as early as Tuesday, April 20, 2021, if conditions allow. The 16 Springs Prescribed Burn consists of four areas from Mayhill to Silver Springs. Firefighters will […]

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Baca Prescribed Burn Scheduled for the Week of April 12, 2021

RUIDOSO, NM – Apr. 9, 2021 — The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn near Baca Campground starting Monday, April 12, 2021, as conditions allow. The prescribed fire located south of Forest Service Road 57 and southwest of Baca Campground will remove an accumulation of woody […]

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Lincoln National Forest Plans Prescribed Burn Near White Oaks

Ruidoso, NM – March 30, 2021 – The Lincoln National Forest is planning a prescribed fire two miles east of White Oaks, NM, beginning this week. Smoke will be visible from White Oaks, Carrizozo, along Highway 54 and Highway 380. Fire managers with Smokey Bear Ranger District will take advantage of expected favorable conditions to […]

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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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Lincoln National Forest Plans Two Prescribed Burns Near South Fork Campground and in the Cedar Creek Area This Week

RUIDOSO, NM – Mar. 23, 2021 — The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest plans to conduct two prescribed burns starting as early as tomorrow, Wednesday, March 24 and continuing through the week as conditions allow. Crews will be burning piles in the Cedar Creek area behind the district office in Ruidoso […]

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Pile Burns Planned Behind Forest Service District Office in Ruidoso Friday

RUIDOSO, NM – Feb. 18, 2021 — The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest will be burning piles tomorrow, Friday, February 19, 2021 and throughout the next weeks on Forest Service land behind the district office near Mechem Dr. and Cedar Creek Dr.  Smoke will be visible in Ruidoso. Please use caution […]

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BLM plan prescribed burn in Chaves County

Roswell, N.M. – Beginning mid-February, the Bureau of Land Management will seek opportunities to conduct prescribed burn operations in two locations within Chaves County. The first location is the 5,280-acre Antelope Unit, located at the Sand Ranch Area of Critical Environmental Concern. The ACEC is approximately 35 miles east of Roswell, north of U.S. Highway […]

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Lincoln National Forest: Prescribed Burns Scheduled Near Ruidoso Tomorrow

RUIDOSO, NM – Feb. 16, 2021 — The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest is planning to take advantage of the recent snow to conduct prescribed burns in the Grindstone Project Area southwest of Ruidoso and in South Fork Campground starting as early as tomorrow, Wednesday, February 17. Crews will begin by […]

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Lincoln National Forest Plans Prescribe Burn in 16 Springs Area, Feb 11, 2021

CLOUDCROFT, NM – Feb. 10, 2021 – Firefighters plan to proceed with the previously announced 16 Springs Prescribed Burn on the Lincoln National Forest on Feb 11, 2021. The 210-acre 16 Springs burn located 6.5 miles north of Mayhill is designed to remove woody debris from previously thinned areas and reduce the risk of high-severity […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned at Pecos National Historical Park

Pecos, NM – Pecos National Historical Park is planning to implement a prescribed burn project that may begin as soon as Wednesday, January 27th. The pile burn project, encompassing approximately 10 acres, is located along Highway 63 between the park entrance road and the Village of Pecos within areas that have been previously thinned and […]

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Lincoln National Forest Prescribed Burning in 16 Springs Near Mayhill, NM

The Sacramento Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest is taking advantage of the recent snow, lower temperatures and shorter days to conduct a prescribed burn in the 16 Springs area approximately 5 miles north of Mayhill, NM today, Nov. 4 and throughout the week as conditions allow. Smoke may be visible from Highway 82, […]

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