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Two prescribed burns planned for Carson National Forest

Wildland firefighters with the Carson National Forest will conduct two prescribed burns during the month of October, seizing on favorable weather conditions to protect homes and improve ecological … more

Smoke jumpers build bridge across Río Santa Barbara, save taxpayers money

Hikers can now cross a wilderness river with dry feet because brain surgeon Jim Schmidt drove all the way from Portland, Oregon, and with six other … more

Fall hike: Trek to Horseshoe Lake offers gold aspens, waterfalls, wildlife

Horseshoe Lake sits just beyond the fringe of the forest and right below the windswept ridge that leads to Wheeler Peak. It is a shimmering blue-green lake, surrounded by high alpine tundra and ancient bristlecone pines. more

Uranium mines in Carson National Forest cleaned up after more than 60 years

Two abandoned uranium mines in the Carson National Forest that for decades posed threats to human and ecological health have been cleaned up. more

Forest service orders temporary closure of 'Hondito Wildfire' area as crews control fire

Updated May 22 at 6 p.m. Heavy smoke continues to build around Taos County as Carson National Forest crews control – and strategically expand – a wildfire that was discovered Thursday (May 18) after lightning struck a section of ponderosa pine forest 4 miles southwest of Tres Piedras. … more
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