Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger dips to LOW

Posted August 12, 2016 By High Country Posts

LNFALAMOGORDO, RUIDOSO, CLOUDCROFT, CARLSBAD, NM, August 12, 2016 – For Immediate Release.  As the summer temperatures begin to taper off and we receive more frequent pulses of rain showers over the general area, the fire danger lessens on the Lincoln National Forest.  Effective Monday, August 15, 2016, all Forest-wide fire danger rating signs will display the LOW adjective.  The LOW fire danger rating applies to the entire forest, which includes Smokey Bear, Sacramento and Guadalupe Ranger Districts. Read the remainder of this entry »

      

Cloudcroft Real Estate Update for 1st half 2016

Posted July 26, 2016 By High Country Posts

Cloudcroft Real Estate Update for 1st half 2016…

“How’s The Mountain Market?”

BlueCanyonGreetings from the Team at 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. Read the remainder of this entry »

      

New Fire Start on Sacramento Ranger District– Curtis Fire

Posted June 23, 2016 By High Country Posts

FIRE UPDATE 6/22/16 10:30 PM
Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District
Date/Time Detected: 6/22/16  7:21 pm
Location:  Approximately 4 miles southwest of Mayhill, NM
Lat/Long: 32 deg, 52 min, 0.01 sec X 105 deg, 31 min, 55.55 min
Legal Description: T17S, R14E, Sec 5

Firefighting Resources: 2 US Forest Service engines and several Otero County Volunteer Fire Dept. engines/resources initially responded.  Approximately 15 firefighters, including overhead are assigned.  Volunteer Fire Department resources will be released and a Forest Service hand crew will report to the scene tomorrow (6/23/16) to assist with suppression efforts. Read the remainder of this entry »

      

Prescribed Burning to Resume on the Lincoln National Forest

Posted June 9, 2016 By High Country Posts

LNFALAMOGORDO, CLOUDCROFT, NM, June 9, 2016 – For Immediate Release – With the arrival of moisture and lower fire danger, fire officials on the Lincoln National Forest are planning to resume prescribed burning operations on projects within the Sacramento Ranger District as a tool to promote forest health.  Ignitions will take place during the months of June, July and August as weather conditions permit. Read the remainder of this entry »

      

New Mexico Dept. of Game and FishThe Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) program is teaming up with the U.S. Forest Service to offer free hands-on All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) safety classes in the Lincoln National Forest near Cloudcroft this summer.

Morning and afternoon classes for adults and youths ages 6 or older are scheduled for June 25, July 9 and July 23, 2016, at Benson Ridge Pit. Read the remainder of this entry »

      

Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger lessens to MODERATE

Posted June 9, 2016 By High Country Posts

LNFALAMOGORDO, RUIDOSO, CLOUDCROFT, CARLSBAD, NM, June 8, 2016 – For Immediate Release.  Recent pulses of rain showers over the general area, combined with a weather forecast calling for isolated showers and thunderstorms contributed to the current conditions that best describe the Lincoln National Forest at the MODERATE Fire Danger rating.  Effective Friday morning, all Forest-wide fire danger rating signs will display the MODERATE adjective.  The MODERATE fire danger rating applies to the entire forest, which includes Smokey Bear, Sacramento and Guadalupe Ranger Districts. Read the remainder of this entry »