Glenwood, NM--The Glenwood Ranger District, Gila National Forest, is continuing prescribed burning within the Snare Mesa project area scheduled for April 22 – May 11, 2013. Start of the burn will depend on weather conditions; any significant rain may delay the project.
Objective: eliminate slash (logs, bark, branches, etc.) leftover from a thinning project
Location: 10 miles northwest of the Community of Glenwood and near the Roberts Park/ Smoothing Iron area
Fuel type: sparse grass and thinning slash
Smoke may be visible along U.S. Highway 180 near Alma, NM. If driving in the vicinity, please exercise caution due to fire personnel and vehicles working along Catron County roads C003 and C057.
Further information may be obtained by contacting the Glenwood Ranger District at 575.539.2481.