LNFAlamogordo, Cloudcroft, NM – September 30, 2016 – Fire officials on the Lincoln National Forest’s Sacramento District plan to take advantage of favorable weather and burning conditions during the upcoming fall and winter months.

District personnel will focus on multiple projects that include pile and broadcast burning.  These prescribed fire projects are located at various sites within the Sacramento Ranger District: Read the remainder of this entry »

      

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CLOUDCROFT, NM, September 29, 2016 – For Immediate Release.  Starting immediately, portions of the Trestle Recreation Area on the Sacramento Ranger District near Cloudcroft, NM will be closed for maintenance.  The trail system will remain open during this time. (Please see map that accompanies this News Release).

District personnel will be maintaining restrooms, and staining decks and railings in the area.  We are asking our visitors’ cooperation in being patient and allowing us the time needed to complete this work so that we can continue to provide an outstanding recreation experience into the future.  Read the remainder of this entry »

      

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 »