agency documents

General documents

Chief’s letter of intent for wildfire  U.S. Forest Service, Washington Office, June, 2023

Cerro Pelado report of investigation – redacted  U.S. Forest Service, Southwest Regional Office, May, 2023

National prescribed fire program review  U.S. Forest Service, Office of the Chief, September, 2022

Santa Fe National Forest land management plan  U.S. Forest Service, Southwestern Region, July, 2022

Gallinas – Las Dispensas prescribed fire declared wildfire review  U.S. Forest Service, Southwestern Region, June, 2022

Confronting the wildfire crisis  U.S. Forest Service, January, 2022
A strategy for protecting communities and improving resilience in America’s forests

White House Council on Environmental Quality – NEPA rollback final rule  The Council on Environmental Quality, Federal Register, July 2020
Update to the regulations implementing the procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act

eMNEPA PII Protection Job Guide  U.S. Forest Service, May, 2020
The purpose of this guide is to provide guidance on Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements to protect personally identifiable information (PII) when posting documents to the web using eMNEPA tools.

GTR-310 — Restoring composition and structure in southwestern frequent-fire forests  Richard T. Reynolds, Andrew J. Sánchez Meador, James A. Youtz, Tessa Nicolet, Megan S. Matonis, Patrick L. Jackson, Donald G. DeLorenzo, Andrew D. Graves, United States Department of Agriculture, September, 2013
A science-based framework for improving ecosystem resiliency

Ponderosa pine ecosystems  Graham and Jain, U.S. Forest Service, 2005
The effects of fire exclusion, animal grazing, timber harvest and climate cycles on Pondersosa Pine ecosystems in the Southwestern United States

Proceedings of the symposium on Ponderosa Pine:  issues, trends and management  Martin W. Ritchie, Douglas A. Maguire, Andrew Youngblood, U.S. Forest Service, October, 2004

Cerro Grande Fire – board of inquiry, final report  National Park Service, Regional Director, Midwest Region, February, 2001

Lessons learned from the Cerro Grande Fire  Barry T. Hill, Associate Director, United States General Accounting Office, August, 2000

Songbird ecology in southwestern Ponderosa Pine forests – A literature review  William M. Block, Deborah M. Finch, U.S. Forest Service, May, 1997

Old-growth definitions and descriptions  U.S. Forest Service, Southwest Region, September, 1992

Encino Vista Landscape Restoration Project

Preliminary draft environmental assessment  Mark Sando, District Ranger, Coyote Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest, March, 2024

Appendices to draft environmental assessment  Public Journal, March, 2024
Obtained from the U.S. Forest Service

News release / invitation for public input  U.S. Forest Service, March, 2024

Presentations of serious concerns and requests regarding the Encino Vista Project  Melissa-Roxanne Velasquez, Jonathon Glass, Sam Hit, John Britt, February, 2022

Scoping Comment Content Analysis  Sandra Imler-Jacquez, Forest Environmental Coordinator, Coyote Ranger District, U.S. Forest Service, October, 2020

Encino Vista public scoping comments  The Forest Advocate, November-December, 2019
Obtained under the Freedom of Information Act from the National Forest Service

Letter announcing proposed scoping action  U.S. Forest Service, November, 2019

Online project page, Encino Vista Landscape Restoration  U.S. Forest Service, November, 2019

Santa Fe Mountains Landscape Resiliency Project

Santa Fe Mountains Landscape Resiliency Project signed  U.S. Forest Service, Santa Fe National Forest, May, 2023

Final decision notice and finding of no significant impact  U.S. Forest Service, Santa Fe National Forest, May, 2023

Draft decision notice and finding of no significant impact   U.S. Forest Service, Santa Fe National Forest, December, 2022

Santa Fe Mountains Landscape Resiliency Project #55088  U.S. Forest Service, Santa Fe National Forest, December, 2022
Legal notice of opportunity to object to Environmental Assessment (EA) and Reading Room for electronically filed objections

SFNF reinitiates 45-day objection period for Santa Fe mountains project  U.S. Forest Service, Santa Fe National Forest, December, 2022

Decision to withdraw the draft decision notice and finding of no significant impact  James D. Duran, Acting Forest Supervisor, U.S. Forest Service, Santa Fe National Forest, July, 2022

The Board of County Commissioners of Santa Fe County resolution NO. 2022-050  July, 2022
Encourages the U.S. Forest Service to prepare a comprehensive environmental impact statement for the SFMLRP

Draft environmental assessment, public comment period, content analysis and response  U.S. Forest Service, Santa Fe National Forest, November, 2021

Project Scoping Document  James Melonas, Forest Supervisor, U.S. Forest Service, Santa Fe National Forest, June, 2019

The Forest Advocate
Santa Fe, New Mexico