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Forest and Watershed Restoration Act (FAWRA) Advisory Board

 

Meeting Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: TBA

Public Notice pending

Agenda pending

Forest and Watershed Restoration Act (PDF)

Hearings

Proposed Rulemaking 19.20.5 NMAC
Prescribed Burn Manager Certification Program

Hearing Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: WebEx

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 19.20.5 NMAC

Proposed Rule 19.20.5 NMAC

Prescribed Burning Act (PDF)

New Mexico Prescribed Burning Act: Fact Forward (PDF)

Misrepresentation and Facts

References – 19.20.5 NMAC

CAL FIRE Prescribed Fire Working Group, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. CAL FIRE Prescribed Fire Guidebook. September 2019 Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Basic Smoke Management Plan. April 16, 2008 Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Certified Prescribed Manager Application NWCG Position Catalog NWCG Training Catalog
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Forest Health Webpage. What are Prescribed Fires and How are they Helpful? Georgia Forestry Commission. Lawful Presence Affidavit Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Heritage. Illinois Prescribed Burn Manager Certification Webpage NWCG National Fire Protection Association 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Prescribed Burning Board. Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager Insurance Verification Form.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Fuels Reduction Guide Georgia Forestry Commission. Prescribed Fire Program Documents Webpage Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Heritage. Prescribed Fire Webpage Southern Regional Technical College Registration Form Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Prescribed Burning Board. Instructions Application for Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager Form No. PBB-601
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Prescribed Fire Program Webpage Georgia Forestry Commission. Prescribed Burning Unit Plan. September 16, 2021 Illinois Prescribed Fire Burn Manager Apprentice Task Book Supplemental Agreement for Cooperative Use of Prescribed Fire to the California Master Cooperative Wildland Fire Management Agreement and Stafford Act Response Agreement Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Prescribed Burning Board. Instructions for Lead Burn Instructor Application for the Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager Program Form PBB-600.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Vegetation Management Program Webpage Georgia Forestry Commission. Georgia Prescribed Fire Manager Certification Flyer Illinois Prescribed Burning Act, 525 ILCS 37 Texas Department of Agriculture. Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Managers Webpage Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Prescribed Burning Board. Instructions for Texas Prescribed Burning Board Training Verification Form PBB-602.
California Smoke Management Guidelines for Agricultural and Prescribed Burning, Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations, Subchapter 2 Georgia Forestry Commission. Prescribed Fire Certification Training Course Flyer Illinois Prescribed Burning Act Rules, 17 Ill. Adm. Code, Ch. I, Sec. 1565 Texas Department of Agriculture. Prescribed Burn Lead Instructor Webpage Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Prescribed Burning Board. Supplement for additional information for Certified Prescribed Burn Lead Instructor. Supplement PBB-600
Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control Webpage. What is Prescribed Fire? Georgia Forestry Commission. Prescribed Fire in Georgia A Strategic Plan 2008-2020 Introduction to Prescribed Fire in Southern Ecosystems. United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Research & Development. Southern Research Station. August 2012. Slightly revised 2015. Reprinted 2016. Slightly revised 2018 Texas Department of Agriculture. Prescribed Burn Plans Webpage Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Prescribed Burning Board. Training Verification. PBB-602.
Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control. Rules and Regulations Concerning 8 CCR 1507-32 Prescribed Burning in Colorado Georgia Forestry Commission. Prescribed Burn Certification Affidavit Matonis, Megan S. Insights, and Suggestions for Certified Prescribed Burn Manager Programs. Forest Stewards Guild, February 2020 Texas Department of Agriculture. Prescribed Burn Program Webpage Texas Natural Resources Code. Title 6, Chapter 153
Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control. Colorado Certified Burn Program Webpage Georgia Forestry Commission. Prescribed Burning Using Fire Wisely Mattos, Brian. CAL FIRE Prescribed Fire Planning and Permitting. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Prescribed Burning Board. Application for Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager. PBB-601.
Colorado Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Policy Guide. Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control. January 2019 Georgia Prescribed Burning Act, O.G.C.A 12-6-145 et seq. National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Standards for Wildland Fire Position Qualifications, PMS 310-1 Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Prescribed Burning Board. Application for Certified Prescribed Burn Lead Instructor. PBB-600.

Those wishing to comment on the proposed rule amendment may make oral comments, submit information at the hearing, or submit written comments by 9:00 a.m. on December 14, 2021, by mail, or email. Please mail written comments to Wendy Mason, EMNRD, Forestry Division, 1220 South Saint Francis Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 or submit comments by email to wendy.mason@state.nm.us.

Public Comments – 19.20.5 NMAC

Proposed Rulemaking 19.2.1 NMAC
Endangered Plant Species List and Collection Permits Amendment

Hearing Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Webex 

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 19.2.1 NMAC

Legal Notice

Amendment to 19.21.2 NMAC

Those wishing to comment on the proposed rule amendment may make oral comments, submit information at the hearing, or submit written comments by 9:00 a.m. on November 10, 2021, by mail, or email. Please mail written comments to Wendy Mason, EMNRD, Forestry Division, 1220 South Saint Francis Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 or submit comments by email to wendy.mason@state.nm.us.

 

Archive Meetings

Forest and Watershed Restoration Act (FAWRA)
Meetings

September 16, 2021

Public Notice - FAWRA September 16, 2021 Meeting

Agenda - FAWRA September 16, 2021 Meeting

FAWRA Meeting Minutes September 16, 2021

May 14, 2021

FAWRA Public Notice May 14, 2021

FAWRA Agenda May 14, 2021

FAWRA Meeting Minutes May 14, 2021

April 15, 2021

FAWRA Public Notice for April 15, 2021

FAWRA Meeting Draft Agenda April 15, 2021

FAWRA Meeting Minutes April 15, 2021

Fire Planning Task Force (FPTF)

November 19, 2021

Public Notice

FPTF Meeting Minutes November 30, 2020

Agenda - Amended

Open Meetings Act Resolution

Natural Lands Protection Committee (NLPC)

Meetings

NLPC Public Notice

Legal Notice

Other

NM Forestry Division Repeals Rule 19.20.2 NMAC

Rule 19.20.2 NMAC Notice of Public Hearing

Rule 19.20.2 NMAC Tree Harvesting and Forest Regeneration