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Lincoln Spotlights

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Forestry Technician on a Mission to Help Lost Visitors in the National Forest

Forest Technician Sam stands next to a trickle tank

Sam, a Forest Technician with the US Forest Service, is on a mission to save lost hikers and hunters on the Guadalupe Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest…or at least help them save themselves.


Proposed Recreation Fees and Comment Information

Man and woman sit at picnic table in woods with tent nearby

We are accepting comments on proposed changes to the management of the developed recreation program. These changes will impact campgrounds and day-use sites on the Carson, Gila, Lincoln, and Santa Fe National Forests, and the Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands. Comment period ends September 30, 2021.


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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...

The Mexican Canyon Trestle - An Engineering Marvel

Trestle Feature - Logo

Read about the history of the Mexican Canyon Trestle and view a video of this spectacular and iconic historical features of the Sacramento Mountains.

 




Civilian Conservation Corps: 1933-2013

Mayhill CCC Camp Sign

Visit our CCC History page to learn more about the the CCC and on the Lincoln National Forest.  Also be sure to visit our FLICKR site containing images and memories from a CCC family.

Logging History, Companies & Products, Market Trends, Forest Management

Logging in the early 1920

This is a four-part spotlight that will cover different aspects of the timber industry in the Sacramento Mountains.  



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NM CFRP Program at Work

New Mexico's Collaborative Forest Restoration Program at Work

 



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