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  • Prescribed Burns Planned on Baca NWR

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to conduct prescribed burns on the Baca National Wildlife Refuge this Fall. The burns are planned for areas of the Refuge along Lower Crestone Creek in order 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. Follow the link for more information.

    2016 Fall Baca NWR Prescribed Burn Information

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San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Alamosa, Monte Vista, and Baca Refuges form the San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex. This Complex is a part of the Refuge System, a network of lands that conserve wildlife and habitat.

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National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2016
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