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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Fire burning on Plumtaw Road: 460 acres

Update 6 p.m.: According the San Juan National Forest, the Plumtaw fire is now burning 460 acres. An Emergency Operations Call Center has been set up...

Pagosa Ranger District plans prescribed fire for late April

The San Juan National Forest’s Pagosa Ranger District is planning to conduct a prescribed fire starting as early as April 19. Burning operations may...

Jackson Mountain Landscape Project open houses scheduled

By Scott Owen | Forest Service The Pagosa Ranger District will host two open houses in April to invite the public to participate in a...

Public comment sought on Southern HDs Landscape Restoration Project

By Rebecca RobbinsForest Service The USDA Forest Service is seeking public comments on a pre-decisional environmental assessment for the Southern HDs Landscape Restoration Project located...

Fire restrictions rescinded on San Juan National Forest

By Lorena WilliamsForest Service Stage 1 fire restrictions on all National Forest System lands within the San Juan National Forest, including wilderness, will be rescinded...

Piedra Road resurfacing to begin

By Lorena WilliamsForest Service Reconstruction and resurfacing of the Piedra Road (NFSR 631) on the Pagosa Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest is...

County, Southern Ute and Forest Service entering stage 1 fire restrictions

By Clayton ChaneyStaff Writer Archuleta County, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the San Juan National Forest (SJNF) are entering into stage 1 fire restrictions. The...

Public land managers encourage responsible recreation

By Kim Phillips Forest Service Colorado’s mountains, trails, parks and back roads were flooded with an unprecedented number of visitors last year. Unfortunately, the crowds also...

Forest officials ask visitors to practice responsible recreation

By Esther Godson Forest Service San Juan National Forest recreation managers are planning for another busy season and exploring new strategies to help visitors have safe...

Prescribed fires successfully accomplished

By Esther Godson Forest Service The San Juan National Forest accomplished successful implementation of all planned prescribed fires this spring.  Fire and fuels management staff from the...