East Mountain prescribed burns postponed

47 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Inclement weather has postponed a prescribed burn in the east mountains. The forest service planned to burn debris piles near Sulphur Canyon north of I-40 and west of Highway 14.

New Mexico bill to stop prescribed burns gains support

76 Views  Â Supporters hope to prevent another disaster like the Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Last year, the Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire burned more than 300,000 acres, all after a federally operated prescribed burn spun out of control. Now, legislators are considering a bill to ban prescribed burns

New Mexico in Focus considers lessons from drought, fire, and flood

111 Views  Â This week, New Mexico in Focus considers the lessons that drought, fire, and flood taught us in 2022.  Laura Paskus sits down with New Mexico State Forestry’s Collin Haffey and Staci Timmons with the New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources to talk about fire, post-fire flooding, and also the state’s