[Cdt-l] Pelona Mountain prescribed burn beginning May 22

Josh Shusko Josh at cdtrail.org
Wed May 21 18:26:21 CDT 2008


>From the BLM:
 
The Bureau of Land Management and project partners: New Mexico State
Land Office, Department of Game and Fish, State Forestry Division;
Foundations (Mule Deer and Rocky Mountain Elk), National Wild Turkey
Federation, Quail Unlimited,  F-D Cattle Co. and Farr Cattle Company,
will conduct a 38,000-acre prescribed burn on Pelona Mountain.
Approximately 10 miles of Continental Divide Trail will be affected on
Pelona Mountain.  The burn is expected to last between 6-10 days. The
project is part of a statewide ecosystem restoration and habitat
enhancement initiative called Restore New Mexico.  Prescribed fire will
be used in this project as the tool to improve and restore large-scale
landscapes.
 
For more information, contact the Socorro Field Office at 575-835-0412.
 
Some additional details and a BLM map of the burn area are here: 
 
http://www.cdtrail.org/page.php?pname=pelona
<http://www.cdtrail.org/page.php?pname=pelona>  
 
Josh Shusko
Communications Coordinator
Continental Divide Trail Alliance
PO Box 628 
Pine, CO 80470

Tel.  (303) 838-3760
Fax: (303) 838-3960
http://www.cdtrail.org <http://www.cdtrail.org/> 

 
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