Lincoln National Forest Partners with Mescalero Apache on Restoration Project after Little Bear Fire

Work has begun as part of a new partnership between the Mescalero Apache Tribe and Lincoln National Forest to restore the ski area landscape including tree planting, addressing a spruce beetle outbreak, and aspen restoration work.

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Pile Burning Planned for Sacramento Ranger District

The Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest will be burning a combination of hand and slash piles in November and December when conditions and weather are favorable. The piles are located along the Alamo Peak road, and in Dry Burnt and Long Canyons near the Sixteen Springs community. Updates: https://nmtracking.org/fire

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Grindstone Pile Burn Planned for Indian Canyon Unit and South Fork Campground

Fire managers on the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable conditions to conduct pile burning between Grindstone and Mescalero lakes west of Carrizo Canyon Road. Planned ignition dates are scheduled for 10/1/18 - 10/5/18. Unit: 65 acres of hand piled slash in green grass. Updates: www.nmfireinfo.com

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White Oaks Pile Burn Planned for Smokey Bear Ranger District

Fire managers on the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and forecasted weather to conduct pile burning along Jicarilla road / Forest Road 72. 1-3 miles east of White Oaks, NM. Planned ignition dates: 8/9 - 8/11. Unit: 240 acres of dozer piled pinon/juniper trees. Updates: www.nmfireinfo.com

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Cora Dutton Pile Burn Planned for Smokey Bear Ranger District

Fire managers on the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and forecasted weather to conduct pile burning north of Cora Dutton road and about 1 mile southwest of the town of Capitan. Planned ignition dates: 8/1 - 8/3. Unit: 18 acres of hand piled piñon/juniper slash in green grass. Updates: www.nmfireinfo.com

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