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Hermits Peak & Calf Canyon BAER

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Santa Fe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87508

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HPCC Post-Fire BAER Phase 1 Assessment Summary Released

Hermits Peak & Calf Canyon BAER Burned Area Emergency Response
News – 6/19/2022

HERMITS PEAK-CALF CANYON POST-FIRE BAER PHASE 1 ASSESSMENT SUMMARY RELEASED

The Forest Service Santa Fe National Forest (USFS) completed its BAER post-fire Phase 1 assessment of the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon burned areas and affected watersheds to determine their response, soil conditions, potential threats, and recommended BAER emergency stabilization measures and actions on National Forest System (NFS) lands. BAER emergency treatments and activities are designed to decreased possible impacts to critical values from the burned areas during rainstorm events such as: life and safety, property, critical natural resources, and cultural resources.

NOTE: Attached below as “Related Information” is a PDF document called “HPCC Phase 1 Post-Fire BAER Assessment Summary”.
 

BAER SAFETY MESSAGEEveryone near and downstream from the burned areas should remain alert and stay updated on weather conditions that may result in rain and increased water runoff. Flash flooding may occur quickly during rain events. Be prepared to act. Current weather and emergency notifications can be found at the National Weather Service website:  www.weather.gov/abq/.

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