Fall Prescribed Burns On Jemez Ranger District

SANTA FE ― Fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable fall conditions to conduct prescribed burns as early as Monday, Oct. 16.

That window is dependent on favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts.

The primary target is a planned broadcast burn on the 1,950-acre Stable unit located about 5 miles northwest of Jemez Springs, 8 miles north of Gilman and 6 miles west of La Cueva.

Additional projects fire managers are considering for this fall include:

Fall Prescribed Burns Planned on Jemez Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 5, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable fall conditions to conduct prescribed burns as early as Monday, Oct. 16. That window is dependent on favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts.

The primary target is a planned broadcast burn on the 1,950-acre Stable unit located about 5 miles northwest of Jemez Springs, 8 miles north of Gilman and 6 miles west of La Cueva.

Fire Crews Complete Operations on Deer Creek Fire (Deer Creek Fire Wildfire)

SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 26, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Crews on the Santa Fe National Forest have completed fire operations on the 1,022-acre Deer Creek Fire on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF). The lightning-caused wildfire on Peggy Mesa gave fire managers the opportunity to capitalize on a natural ignition to provide long-term benefits to the fire-adapted ecosystem.

Fire Crews Complete Operations on Deer Creek Fire (Deer Creek Fire Wildfire)

SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 26, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Crews on the Santa Fe National Forest have completed fire operations on the 1,022-acre Deer Creek Fire on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF). The lightning-caused wildfire on Peggy Mesa gave fire managers the opportunity to capitalize on a natural ignition to provide long-term benefits to the fire-adapted ecosystem.

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now (Ojitos Fire Wildfire)

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 25, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are taking advantage of three unplanned lightning-caused wildfires to achieve significant benefits on the ground, including safer communities and healthier forests and watersheds.

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now (Ojitos Fire Wildfire)

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 25, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are taking advantage of three unplanned lightning-caused wildfires to achieve significant benefits on the ground, including safer communities and healthier forests and watersheds.

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now (Deer Creek Fire Wildfire)

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 25, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are taking advantage of three unplanned lightning-caused wildfires to achieve significant benefits on the ground, including safer communities and healthier forests and watersheds.

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now (Deer Creek Fire Wildfire)

Why It Makes Sense to Manage Wildfires Now SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 25, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are taking advantage of three unplanned lightning-caused wildfires to achieve significant benefits on the ground, including safer communities and healthier forests and watersheds.

SFNF Crews Continue to Manage West Side Fires (Deer Creek Fire Wildfire)

SFNF Crews Continue to Manage West Side Fires SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 25, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Work continues on the lightning-caused Deer Creek and Ojitos Fires on the Jemez and Coyote Ranger Districts, respectively, on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF). The Deer Creek Fire on Peggy Mesa is holding at 140 acres within a planning area of 1,022 acres. Fire crews finished the prep work along the perimeter of the fire on Friday. The local area received some precipitation on Saturday which delayed firing operations for Sunday.

SFNF Crews Continue to Manage West Side Fires (Deer Creek Fire Wildfire)

SFNF Crews Continue to Manage West Side Fires SANTA FE, NM – Sept. 25, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Work continues on the lightning-caused Deer Creek and Ojitos Fires on the Jemez and Coyote Ranger Districts, respectively, on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF). The Deer Creek Fire on Peggy Mesa is holding at 140 acres within a planning area of 1,022 acres. Fire crews finished the prep work along the perimeter of the fire on Friday. The local area received some precipitation on Saturday which delayed firing operations for Sunday.

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