The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) will lift campfire and smoking restrictions effective 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, based on decreasing fire danger.
Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are monitoring conditions on the ground to find potential windows to burn piles of woody debris in several previously thinned areas across the forest.
This year it’s easier than ever to purchase a permit to cut your own Christmas tree on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF). Online sales through Recreation.gov will begin Monday, Nov. 16, as a safer alternative to traditional in-person sales at SFNF offices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today extended the closure order for a 4-mile segment of Forest Road (FR) 10 to protect public health and safety while crews continue work to replace a total of 24 culverts and resurface the road.
All Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 12, in observance of Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Regular virtual business hours will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are looking at a potential window to implement the previously announced La Presa prescribed burn on Mesa los Indios near Forest Road 473. If conditions are favorable, crews could treat the 1,200-acre unit as early as the last week of October.
The Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team assigned to the Medio Fire on the Santa Fe National Fire (SFNF) completed a rapid assessment of the fire’s effects, including the potential for post-fire flooding, erosion and sedimentation
Ready to test your skill with a lopper? The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) and Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) are hosting a volunteer work day to improve the Los Alamos Canyon Trail by lopping and brushing to improve the trail base and clear the trail corridor of overhanging vegetation.
The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) will waive fees at many recreation sites on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, Sept. 26. National Public Lands Day traditionally celebrates volunteer work on public lands and the opportunity to connect to nature.
Sept. 2, 2020 – A Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team plans to begin assessing post-fire conditions on the Medio Fire as early as Thursday. With a primary focus on human life and safety, the BAER Team will analyze the fire’s impact, determine any values at immediate risk and recommend emergency treatments.