Eligible Applicants: Any person addressing a natural resource problem who owns land within the Edgewood Soil & Water Conservation District boundaries is eligible to apply for a cost-share conservation project. Properties within city limits are not eligible.
Applications: Applications will be accepted from April 16, 2018 – May 25, 2018. Each application will be reviewed and ranked based on conservation merit and benefit to natural resources, and estimated project costs. All applications received will be ranked by June 7th. Funding will be made to those who meet ranking criteria, until all funds are allocated. Notification letters will be mailed to all applicants within 10 days of completed ranking.
Applications within city limits are not eligible.
**All applicants must provide a copy of their current COUNTY TAX BILL and submit with their application.
(Do not submit the County Valuation Notice).
County Tax Bill copies can be obtained through your county assessor’s office.
Categories for applications:
Urban: 1 lot – 639 acres
Farm / Ranch: Determined by the Farm Service Agency specifications (Schedule F)
Community: Senior Citizens Center, Parks, Schools, Churches etc.
Eligible Practices Include: Brush Management, Critical Area Planting, Cross Fencing, Diversion, Forest Stand Improvement, Irrigation Water Management, Irrigation Pipeline, Livestock Pipeline and Watering Facility, Rainwater Harvesting, Range Planting, Watering Facility, Windbreak with Drip Irrigation Systems. (Other practices may be eligible).
RAINWATER HARVESTING PROJECTS ON NEW CONSTRUCTION OR WHERE MANDATED BY THE COUNTY WILL NOT BE APPROVED.
Albuquerque, NM – November 5, 2018 – Christmas tree cutting permits will go on sale at several Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands locations.
Trees may be cut in either the Magdalena Ranger District or Mt Taylor Ranger District between November 22 and December 24, 2018. The cost is $10 per tree for trees up to 10 feet. Trees taller than 10 feet will cost an additional $1.00 per foot. The permit may also be used to dig up a living tree. Conifer species such as Pinon and Juniper, Douglas Fir, Ponderosa Pine, Blue Spruce, Engelmann Spruce, and Sub-alpine Fir may be cut from designated areas only. A map of the designated areas will be provided with each permit.
Christmas tree permits may be purchased at the following location:
Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands Supervisor’s Office
2113 Osuna Road. NE; Albuquerque, NM. Phone: 505.346.3900. Hours: Weekdays 8:00 am to 11:00 am and 11:30 am to 4:00 pm; permits will be issued until December 24.
CIBOLA DRAFT PLAN & EIS
The Draft Plan and the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Cibola National Forest Mountain Districts are available for preview on our plan revision website at the following link:
This is a preview of draft documents. It is not a formal release of the draft documents nor a formal scoping period.
Upcoming Board Meetings
November 8, 2018
2506 Route 66
Moriarty, New Mexico
(one mile west of Moriarty)