Archive for September, 2013

The Sacramento District Review – October 2013

Posted September 28, 2013 By High Country Posts

In this Month’s Issue:
Special Forest Products
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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Congress Votes to Restore Forests and Communities

Posted September 22, 2013 By High Country Posts

Washington, D.C. (September 20, 2013) –Earlier this year, the Congressional Western Caucus held a field hearing in Denver, Colorado to discuss the pressing issue of how to empower states and local governments in the management of our forests.  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1526, the Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act, to do just that. This bipartisan legislation encourages state and local involvement in the management of forest land, helps ensure sustainable funding solutions for schools, and will hold the U.S. Forest Service accountable for keeping our forests healthy. Read the remainder of this entry »

Flood Impacts on Lincoln National Forest

Posted September 17, 2013 By High Country Posts

LNFADVISORY

Status of Recent Flood Impacts on Lincoln National Forest

September 17, 2013 – 7:30 pm

 Recent flood-related events have had various impacts on Lincoln National Forest roads, sites and facilities.  Please call District Offices for specific information regarding closures that have been or may be implemented. Read the remainder of this entry »

State Agencies Urge New Mexicans to Use Caution During Heavy Rain Event

Posted September 16, 2013 By High Country Posts

State Response Coordinated Through the New Mexico Emergency Operations Center

SANTA FE – Today, The New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the New Mexico State Police and the New Mexico Department of Transportation is asking all New Mexicans to use caution during this week’s heavy rains that have caused flooding and evacuations across the state. Agencies are actively working through the State Emergency Operations Center to coordinate response efforts. Read the remainder of this entry »

Governor Susana Martinez Declares a State of Disaster Due to Flooding

Posted September 16, 2013 By High Country Posts

Santa Fe – Today, Governor Susana Martinez signed an executive order declaring an emergency due to the floods caused by heavy rains in the past days. The declaration covers the entire state of New Mexico and makes funding available to the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to assist local communities in recovery efforts.

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State Parks Temporary Closures & Advisories

Posted September 16, 2013 By High Country Posts

NM State Parks

All Announced Updates Effective Immediately Until Further Notice

Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico State Parks is announcing the following temporary closures and advisories in effect until further notice due to the heavy rains and flooding. Read the remainder of this entry »