Archive for August, 2013

The Sacramento District Review – September 2013

Posted August 29, 2013 By High Country Posts

In this Month’s Issue:
Sacramento Mountain Salamander
Evening Lecture Series
Kids Corner
 

The Sacramento District Review is a monthly newsletter prepared by the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest.
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Sacramento Ranger District Opens Slash Pit for ONE DAY in September

Posted August 29, 2013 By High Country Posts

LNFCloudcroft, NM – August 29, 2013 – The Sacramento Ranger District will provide access to the slash pit, located one mile northeast of Cloudcroft,  on September 7, 2013, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, before closing for the remainder of the fall and winter seasons.

The primary purpose of the Forest Service slash pit is to dispose of debris from thinning and logging projects on National Forest lands. When possible, the slash pit is made available to local property owners for disposal of woody and vegetative materials, such as trees, branches, shrubs, weeds, and grass. Trash and construction materials are not permitted. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Follow Me to the Senior Center – Girls, Girls, Girls!

Posted August 27, 2013 By Mountain Seniors

By Carl and Jo Ann Hauser
No, we won’t be talking about a Las Vegas act! Something much more exciting: my family reunion. In fact, my family reunion in Kansas City was so action-packed, we might get two articles out of it! I will warn you, though, I’m about to become politically incorrect.

My oldest grandchild who is twelve happened to be in a fast-pitch softball tournament for girls fourteen and under. The tournament took place the same week as our reunion. We’ve always been big baseball fans, so we were excited to see her and her team play! My son Kyle was one of the coaches, as well. Read the remainder of this entry »

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New Mexico Fishing Report

Posted August 27, 2013 By High Country Posts

New Mexico Dept. of Game and FishThis 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 »

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Reducing Wildfire Risks

Posted August 19, 2013 By High Country Posts

High Rolls Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Agency Partners

 Community Meeting on Thursday, August 22nd

HIGH ROLLS, NM – August 19, 2013 – The High Rolls Volunteer Fire Department will host fire officials from the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest and representatives from NM State Forestry and Otero County Emergency Services. The Community Meeting will be held in High Rolls, NM, on Thursday, August 22nd , at 6:00 pm, at the High Rolls Volunteer Fire Department, located at 39 Railroad Drive in High Rolls. The purpose of the meeting is to provide information about the upcoming fuels reduction projects in and around the community of High Rolls.  Resource managers from the Ranger District and agency partners will be available to answer questions about the projects and highlight the value of working together across jurisdictional boundaries. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Free outdoor fun Aug. 17-18 at New Mexico Outdoor Expo

Posted August 14, 2013 By High Country Posts

New Mexico Dept. of Game and FishALBUQUERQUE – Have you ever wanted to try your hand at shooting a muzzleloader, shotgun, pistol or bow and arrow? Maybe you’d like to take a crack at catching a lunker catfish, tying a fishing fly, paddling a kayak or driving an off-highway vehicle.

People of all ages can learn or practice those skills for free – safely and with expert instruction – Saturday and Sunday at the 12th annual New Mexico Outdoor Expo at Albuquerque Shooting Range Park. The family friendly event will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Visitors are encouraged to bring children, hats and sunscreen – and be prepared to have a blast. Read the remainder of this entry »

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