ALAMOSA, Colo – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to conduct prescribed burns on the Alamosa, Baca and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges this Fall. These prescribed burns are designed to reduce fuels and improve wildlife habitat. The burns will be conducted by professional fire personnel from the San Luis Valley Interagency Fire Management Unit. Exact burn dates will depend on weather conditions and other prescription requirements.
Prescribed fire smoke may affect your health. For more information see https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/wood-smoke-and-health.
For additional information, contact the Baca National Wildlife Refuge at (719) 256-5527 or Alamosa/Monte Vista NWR at (719) 589-4021