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BLM thinning at the bottom of Heartbreak Hill has started.

The gate will be closed and locked during the operation.

Fuelwood gathering will be allowed (with permit).

Elyssa Duran, the BLM Forester, will be in San Pedro selling permits,
Thursday 11/8, 4:30 at the Fire Station.
Cost is $12/cord, with an initial limit of two cords.

Please bring the right change, or your checkbook, as they
won't be set up with cash for change. No credit cards.

Also, bring your driver's license, as permits are issued to
the individual, and can't be purchased for someone else.

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Some good information and opportunities
from our Annual Meeting

Weather Monitoring
Tree Thinning Help
Water Harvesting Help
More Information
Soil & Water District
Open House


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Mine Closure and Tree Thinning Projects to Start in September

(thanks to Bob Bewley)

Update 9/14/18:
Mine closures on the south side of 344 (BLM shooting range)
will start 9/17. Thinning there will likely start the week of 10/1.

The mine closures will cover all the San Pedro Mountains.

The tree thinning will be at the bottom of Heartbreak Hill,
at the BLM shooting range.

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Some info about last year's fire at the
bottom of Heartbreak Hill, that started at the BLM shooting range.

Here are photos........
..... by residents and a County firefighter.

Also screenshots from the Mad River Hotshots' 2017 video.

Lessons Learned Report about the injury to a member
of the County Black Canyon Crew.

The County was all over it from the start,
and the Incident Commander called in a 4-engine (jet)
air tanker, a helicopter with bucket that was at Tijeras, and the
Mad River Hotshots plus other crews.

The start.....

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Thanks to one of our neighbors, we now have a presence on:


... places where the community can chat. Check them out.

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East Mountain Interagency Fire protection Assn.

A wealth of information on fire preparedness.

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Want an assessment of your home/land regarding
fire preparedness?

Contact Aaron Western of Santa Fe County

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Hyer Cemetery
An old cemetery located immediately east of our neighborhood,
maintained by some of our residents.

More Info
Map and a list of residents
Our history

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Lessons from the Wallow Fire

A couple of great papers showing how preventive
fuel treatments and "firewise" construction and landscaping
saved numerous homes and structures.

Very important reading (and some great photos too!)

Fuel Treatment Effectiveness
(pdf   2.8 Mb)

How Fuel treatments Saved Homes
(pdf   2.8 Mb)



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