Archive for October, 2012

Lincoln National Forest Selling Christmas Tree Permits

Posted October 31, 2012 By High Country Posts

 

ALAMOGORDO, NM – October 31, 2012 – The Lincoln National Forest will begin selling 2012 Christmas tree permits starting Thursday, November 1st, for anyone wishing to cut their own tree this Holiday season. Permits are $5 each, with a limit of one per household. Permits may be purchased from the following Lincoln National Forest offices: Read the remainder of this entry »

The Sacramento District Review – November 2012

Posted October 30, 2012 By High Country Posts

In this Month’s Issue:
EA Touch of Gold on the Lincoln
Christmas Tree Sales
Evening Lecture Series
Kids Corner
The Sacramento District Review is a monthly newsletter prepared by the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest. Read the remainder of this entry »

New Mexico Fishing Report

Posted October 30, 2012 By High Country Posts

Updated Oct. 30, 2012 This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Read the remainder of this entry »

Lincoln National Forest Announces Change in Leadership

Posted October 24, 2012 By High Country Posts

ALAMOGORDO, NM – October 24, 2012 – Lincoln National Forest Supervisor, Dr. Robert G. Trujillo has announced his appointment to the USDA Forest Service, Southwestern Region, Regional Office in Albuquerque, NM, as the Deputy Director of Ecosystems, Analysis, Planning, Watershed, Soil and Air. Dr. Trujillo’s arrival to Albuquerque is scheduled for October 29th, 2012. “This is an exciting opportunity in my career and I look forward to the expanded program of work that will involve new challenges of managing natural resources on an even broader scale. My time in southern New Mexico, here on the Lincoln, has truly been a highlight. The experience that I gained will always be treasured and valued,” Trujillo said. Dr. Trujillo served as the Lincoln National Forest Supervisor since January 2011. Read the remainder of this entry »

275 late-season archery elk licenses available Oct. 31 in online sale

Posted October 22, 2012 By High Country Posts

SANTA FE – Two hundred seventy-five trophy bull elk archery hunting licenses will go on sale Oct. 31, first-come, first-served, on the Department of Game and Fish website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

The sale will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 31 and will be open only to New Mexico residents for the first 24 hours. Any remaining licenses will be available to nonresidents beginning at 10 a.m. Nov. 1. Only hunters who did not hold a 2012-2013 elk license are eligible to purchase the late-season licenses. The bag limit for the late-season hunts is one bull elk with antlers that have at least six points on one side. Read the remainder of this entry »

Forest Service to Host Community Meeting in Weed, NM

Posted October 18, 2012 By High Country Posts

CLOUDCROFT, NM – October 18, 2012 – Fire officials from the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest will be hosting a community meeting in Weed, NM, on Monday, October 29th, at 6:00 pm at the Weed Community Center, located at 16 Weed Road. The purpose of the meeting is to provide information about the upcoming Akers Prescribed Fire project that is scheduled for ignition operations around November 5th. The project is a coordinated effort that is partially funded through the NM Dept. of Game and Fish Habitat Stamp Program. Read the remainder of this entry »