Prescribed burn underway today in Pacheco Canyon. File photo
SANTA FE – Favorable conditions today allowed fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest to proceed with the previously announced Pacheco Canyon prescribed pile burn on the Española Ranger District.
The 106-acre pile burn is part of the larger Pacheco Canyon Forest Resiliency Project, a 2,042-acre forest restoration project that was instrumental in keeping the lightning-caused Medio Fire from crossing Forest Road (FR) 102 and threatening significant values at risk, including the Santa Fe ski basin and municipal
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