Cloudcroft Real Estate Update for 1st half 2018

Posted July 14, 2018 By High Country Posts

Cloudcroft Real Estate Update for 1st half 2018…”How’s The Mountain Market?”

Greetings from Blue Canyon Realty, Cloudcroft, New Mexico!  We are writing to share the latest mountain real estate news… but first a little about our beautiful mountain area.

After a very dry winter and spring we are thankful we’ve had some nice recent rains.  The mountain is starting to green up and the wildflowers are bursting into bloom.  The high temperatures for Cloudcroft this week will be in the lower 70’s; just perfect for riding or hiking the trails! Read the remainder of this entry »

      

Lincoln National Forest Lifts Fire Restrictions Effective July 11

Posted July 10, 2018 By High Country Posts

Alamogordo, NM (July 10, 2018) – Due to increased and widespread precipitation across the Lincoln National Forest, fire restrictions will be lifted forest wide at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 11. The monsoonal moisture has also reduced the fire danger level to moderate.

Over the past two weeks, all three districts have received varying amounts of rainfall up to 1.65 inches. The recent rainfall, lower temperatures, and increased humidity have greatly improved fuel moistures making it safe for the public to have attended campfires again. Read the remainder of this entry »

      

Pile Burns Planned for Sacramento Ranger District

Posted July 6, 2018 By High Country Posts

Alamogordo, NM (July 5, 2018) – The Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest will burn a combination of hand and slash piles possibly starting as soon as Saturday, July 7, 2018, and will continue throughout the month as conditions and weather are favorable. Fire managers are hoping to burn now before reoccurring monsoonal moisture sets in and makes the piles too wet to burn.

The piles are located in seven different areas of the district within older timber sale areas. Read the remainder of this entry »

      

Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger elevates to EXTREME

Posted May 17, 2018 By High Country Posts

ALAMOGORDO, RUIDOSO, CLOUDCROFT, CARLSBAD, NM – May 17, 2018 – The current Fire Danger Rating on the Lincoln National Forest has elevated to EXTREME, Forest-wide. As a result of the current conditions, the Smokey Bear and Sacramento Districts will elevate to Stage II Fire Restrictions effective Friday, May 18, 2018; and the Guadalupe District will implement Stage I Fire Restrictions, effective Friday, May 18, as well, and by May 18th, the Fire Danger Rating signs will indicate a fire danger of EXTREME across the Forest. Read the remainder of this entry »

      

Temporary Closure of Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area

(May 15 and 16, 2018)

 Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area will be temporarily closed on May 15th and 16th to allow for repairs to the on-site water storage tank. Repairs are expected to be completed by the end of the day on May 16th

Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area is expected to re-open on May 17th, however the public is advised that there will be NO POTABLE water/drinking water available until May 23rd Read the remainder of this entry »

      

Fire Wise Lecture – May 10, 2018

Posted April 26, 2018 By High Country Posts

Find out the best way to make your home/neighborhood safer in case of fire. From the basics of “defensible space” and sound landscaping techniques to research on how homes ignite – and what you can do about it.  Our speaker will be Rick Merrick, South Central Mountain RC&D.

Join us at 6:00 p.m., May 10, 2018. Read the remainder of this entry »