Archive for December, 2013

The Sacramento District Review – January 2014

Posted December 30, 2013 By High Country Posts

In this Month’s Issue:
Trees and Their Many Uses
We Want to Hear From You!
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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Prescribed Burning to Resume on Lincoln National Forest

Posted December 23, 2013 By High Country Posts

LNFALAMOGORDO, NM – December 23, 2013 – Fire officials on the Lincoln National Forest’s  Sacramento Ranger District plan to take advantage of favorable weather conditions as they resume prescribed burning operations in January. Two projects that firefighters will focus on are located south and east of Cloudcroft, NM.  Winter weather provides an excellent burning environment, however, ignitions are dependent on fuel and weather conditions on the day of the burn. Cool daytime temperatures help moderate fire intensity; good ventilation ensures that smoke will disperse and result in minimal air quality impacts; predicted high winds can cause ignitions to be postponed. Read the remainder of this entry »

Snowmobilers Reminded to Register Their Machines

Posted December 19, 2013 By High Country Posts

snowmobileAs snow continues to fall in much of New Mexico, the Department of Game and Fish is reminding snowmobile operators to observe safety requirements and register their snowmobiles before using them on public lands.

The New Mexico Off-Highway Vehicle Act of 2005 and subsequent legislation in 2009 was designed to protect the safety of off-highway vehicle users and ensure responsible use of off-highway vehicles on public lands. Read the remainder of this entry »

December and New Year Events at NM State Parks

Posted December 6, 2013 By High Country Posts

NM State Parks

Santa Fe, NM – Whether you enjoy bird-watching, hiking, hand bells or literally want to plunge into the New Year, New Mexico State Parks is your official sponsor of adventure!

“Our New Mexico culture is rich with celebrations during December. New Mexico State Parks has something everyone can enjoy, whether it is fishing, hiking, or coming together as a community to enjoy holiday spirit,” said State Park Director Tommy Mutz.

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