Cattle Fencing Project

Dear all members,

Thanks to the efforts of the the Bootzins, the Rileys and the Schmitts, the Forest Service has offered to provide free fencing to residents in SLPPOA to help keep trespass cattle out. As such, we need an estimate of how much free fencing homeowners need. Please note that:

Cebollita Prescribed Burn Possible

Jemez Ranger District Cebollita Prescribed Burn Possible March, April

SANTA FE, NM – March 12, 2018 – For Immediate Release. To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to conduct a broadcast prescribed burn sometime in March and/or April.

Chimney Cleaning and Repair Available to Sierra Los Pinos on March 15th

Bailey's Chimney Cleaning & Repair will be in Sierra Los Pinos on March 15th. If you would like your chimney cleaned that day, call Doreenda Martinez to schedule.

Doreenda Martinez
Santa Fe :505-988-2771 or
Taos: 575-770-7769
baileyschimney.com

Cabin Fever Festival Postponed

JEMEZ SPRINGS — The Village of Jemez Springs announced that they plan to postpone the annual “Cabin Fever Festival” originally scheduled for this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 24 citing weather forecasts of windy and near-freezing conditions. The Village plans to reschedule the event towards the end of March, and may announce a new date by next week.

SFNF – Jemez Ranger District Cebollita Prescribed Burn to Start in March

SANTA FE, NM – February 13, 2018 – For Immediate Release. To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin a broadcast prescribed burn in March in the Cebollita area to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire.

As weather conditions permit, the Cebollita prescribed burn could take place anytime between March 1 and March 17.

Jemez Ranger District Slash Pit Prescribed Burn Planned for February

SANTA FE, NM – February 2, 2018 – For Immediate Release. To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) will evaluate weather conditions between now and February 28 to burn the community slash pit and reduce accumulated slash.

The burn is expected to be completed in one day.

Jemez Ranger District Vallecitos Piles Prescribed Burn to Start Jan 26

SANTA FE, NM – January 25, 2018 – For Immediate Release. To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions tomorrow on the Vallecitos piles to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire.

As weather conditions permit, the Vallecitos prescribed burn could continue through February 17.

Jemez Ranger District Road Closures

SANTA FE, NM – January 2, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Santa Fe National Forest officials are prepared to implement the annual closure of certain USDA Forest Service (USFS) maintained roads located in the Jemez Ranger District.

December 12, 2017 Board Meeting Canceled

Due to the unavailibility of Board members, the December 12th Board meeting is cancelled. The next meeting will be held on January 9, 2018.
Best wishes for a happy holiday!

Jemez Ranger District Plans Vallecitos Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 21, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest hope to take advantage of unseasonably favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, to resume the Vallecitos prescribed burn on the Jemez Ranger District.

Ignitions could begin as early as Tuesday, Nov. 28, on the final 91-acre unit in the Vallecitos treatment area adjacent to the East Fork trail head and NM Highway 4.

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