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Proposed Recreation Fees and Comment Information

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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.


Resolution on Mexican Spotted Owl Litigation Moves Forest Restoration Forward

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and WildEarth Guardians reached an out-of-court resolution in the case WildEarth Guardians vs. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, et al. CV-13-00151-TUC-RCC in U.S. District Court in Arizona concerning the Mexican Spotted owl.

Per the resolution, the parties have jointly filed for dismissal of the associated injunction with the Court. Once the Judge approves the motion, the injunction that has limited certain timber management activities across the five national forests in New Mexico and on the Tonto National Forest in Arizona over the past year will be dissolved. Forest Service staff will work individually with affected local businesses for plans to resume activities on National Forest System lands.


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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

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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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