The Lincoln National Forest is located in the southeastern area of New Mexico.
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New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse

New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse

Click here for information on the recent listing of the mouse.  Summary and background information, links to projects and reference material and more.

Fuel Wood Areas

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A guide to our current fuelwood areas.  Vicinity and area maps, how to obtain a permit, types of wood available, etc.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Wilderness

50 Years of Wilderness

In 2014, our nation will celebrate "50 Years of Wilderness." On September 3, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act. Click here for all the details.

Smokey Bear Hotshots

2014 Smokey Bear Hot Shot Crew

Learn about the Lincoln's Smokey Bear Hotshots from Ruidoso - history, news, employment info and more...


Forest Plan Revision

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It is time for the Lincoln National Forest to begin its revision of its Forest Plan.  Click here for all the information and how to get involved.

Beneath the Forest

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Click here for the fall 2014 issue of the U.S. Forest Service's "Beneath the Forest".  Articles and information on the underground world of caves.

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