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Black Mesa Ranger District plans burn at Heber-Overgaard Green Waste Site

  Springerville, AZ, October 11, 2018– For Immediate Release — The Black Mesa Ranger District plans to conduct a prescribed burn within the Heber-Overgaard Green Waste Site on Forest Road 488F Rd in Township 12N, Range 17 East, and Section … Continue reading

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Prescribed Burns Planned on Black Mesa Ranger District – Press Release

Springerville, AZ—October 4, 2018– The Black Mesa Ranger District on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests plans to conduct prescribed burns within the Nagel Forest Health and Rodeo/Chediski Prescribed Burn areas if weather conditions allow from October 15, 2018, through December 14, … Continue reading

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Prescribe burns – Part 2

Fall promotes an ideal window of opportunity for prescribed fire operations. These optimum conditions for prescribed burning are noticeably cooler temperatures, a rise in relative humidity, higher fuel moisture, and predictable winds. All of this together achieves a low intensity … Continue reading

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