Tag Archives: New Mexico

National Forests in New Mexico Impose Campfire Restrictions

Fines and possible jail time     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — National forests around New Mexico are imposing campfire restrictions to protect the health and safety of employees and communities during the coronavirus outbreak. Forest officials from Taos to Alamogordo ...

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New Mexico to Use Satellite Tracking during Wildfire Season

Real-time alerts from Santa Fe lab     SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has a new tool that could help crews get an early jump on any wildfires that might break out. The State Forestry Division will be ...

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Wildfire Danger Elevated in Southwestern New Mexico

Weather cited by Gila National Forest officials     SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — Forest Service officials say the threat of wildfires is rising in southwestern New Mexico. Gila National Forest officials on Thursday cited strong winds, low humidity and ...

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Federal Funds Help New Mexico Village Respond to Drought

Increasing water supply reliability in Tijeras     TIJERAS, N.M. (AP) — A mountain village in central New Mexico has been awarded nearly $750,000 in federal funds that will be used to help the community bolster its resiliency to drought. ...

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Prescribed Burns Planned for New Mexico Counties

One project involves 1,000 acres     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal land managers are teaming up with the state Game and Fish Department to conduct a series of prescribed fires across hundreds of acres in three New Mexico counties. ...

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