Forestry News

For questions regarding program news and news releases, please contact Wildfire Prevention and Communications Coordinator Wendy Mason at 505-476-3209.

News Releases

Forestry Division Reminds Residents to Properly Dispose of Ashes or Coals to Prevent Winter Wildfires
Spring Seedling Sale Begins December 7, 2020

EMNRD Forestry Division Responds to Mexican Spotted Owl Injunction Resolution

Forestry Division & Partners Provide Fuelwood to NM Native American Tribes During COVID-19 Restrictions
Conservation Seedling Program Fall Sale Ends October 9th
Interactive Tool Reveals Insect & Disease Impacts Statewide/Forest Health Conditions Report Released
New Mexico Forest Health Dashboard
Forest Health and Wildfire Resiliency Projects Create Local Jobs
State Forester Lifts Fire Restrictions
Fire Restrictions Rescind Order

Amendment to NM Endangered Plant Species List and Collection Permits Rule 19.21.2 NMAC
10 Rare Plants Added to State Endangered Plant Species List
Fall Conservation Seedling Sale
Bronze Smokey Bear Award Goes to Forester Supervisor of Smokey Bear Historical Park
Smokey Bear Historical Park Outdoor Memorials and Interpretive Garden Reopen for Limited Access
Forestry Division Supporting Wood Mill Jobs During MSO Injunction
2020 Fire Restrictions Clarified for Flaring of Gas
New Mexico State Forester Mandates Early Fire Restrictions on All Non-municipal, Non-federal, and Non-tribal Lands Statewide in Response to Dry Conditions and COVID-19
Fire Restrictions Exceptions Procedures
Interagency Partners Emphasize Fire Prevention and Preparedness
Wildfire Awareness Week & Commitment to Readiness During COVID-19
Pile Burns Planned for Hyde Memorial State Park
NM State Forestry to Plant 1,200 Trees in Honor of Arbor Month

New Forestry Business Founded in Albuquerque
Pile Burning Planned for Hyde Memorial State Park
Forestry and NMDOT Team Up to Combat Wildfires

Archive News Releases

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Metro Public Safety Day ABQ


Brazos Peak

Conservation Seedling Program

Jennifer Dann


Tom and Sharon Bennio_2017 NM Tree Farmers of the Year

 monks hood


Unit 3 Central Socorro Bosque Project 2017

Vallecitos MR
TMO Nick Smokovich measuring for Big Tree Program-AZ ash


NM State Fair_Robert Brown as Smokey 2017



Ice tree


Pecos Sunflower
Heatherland Hills NM_Thinning example Grass fire with NMSF Firefighter and Truck Cajete Fire Family Thank You 2017 Lawrence and Robert_Bernalillo District_Milli Fire_Oregon 2017
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