Learning to Live with Fire:

How to prepare for wildfire season in New Mexico


Free Extension Webinar Series

Every Thursday in March (4th, 11th, 18th, 25th), 2021

One hour sessions start at noon.

Register for each session individually. Each session will cover unique and different topics. See registration links below.

NMSU Extension Forest and Fire Specialist (Doug Cram) will present each week along with a guest speaker. Session topics are as follows:


March 4th: Wildfire! You have 5 minutes to evacuate. What should I do?

Also: Evacuation? It won't happen to me, right? Lessons learned from the Ute Park Fire. Guest speaker Arnie Friedt, NM State Forestry.

Register here for Session 1: March 4th


March 11th: Be Prepared for Wildfire – Proactive steps for individual and family preparedness.

Also: Identification of insect and disease tree mortality and proper disposal. Guest Speaker Tom Dominguez, Santa Fe County Extension Agent.

Register here for Session 2: March 11th


March 18th Be Prepared for Wildfire – Proactive steps to safeguard your home, yard, and neighborhood.

Also: Technical assistance for private forest landowners. Guest speaker Shannon Atencio, NM State Forestry.

Register here for Session 3: March 18th


March 25th: Be Prepared for Wildfire – Special focus on ranches and farms.

Also: Livestock and wildfire. Guest speaker Ruben Baca, NM Livestock Board.

Register here for Session 4: March 25th


For more information, e-mail Doug Cram (dcram@nmsu.edu) or contact your county extension agent.

If you need auxiliary aids and services to participate, please e-mail Doug Cram.

Doug Cram
Extension Forest and Fire Specialist
Phone: 575-646-8130
Email: dcram@nmsu.edu