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You probably read it on Adventure Rider because no one ever comes to this web site.

San Ysidro is closed to riding. Please DO NOT go to San Ysidro until further notice.

United States Department of the Interior BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT Albuquerque District Office 100 Sun Ave NE, Suite 330  Albuquerque, NM 87109
Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 9212.2, the following acts are prohibited on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) administered land within the Albuquerque District area of New Mexico. This includes BLM administered public land in Bernalillo, Catron, Cibola, McKinley, Sandoval, Socorro, Torrance and Valencia Counties, New Mexico. This restriction includes the Albuquerque District encompassing Rio Puerco Field Office and Socorro Field Office. This order shall go into effect at 12:01 a.m., May 11, 2018 and will remain in effect until rescinded.
1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove except for: inside established campfire rings and grills within Datil Well and Joe Skeen Campgrounds; 36 CFR 261.52(a).  Exceptions: The use of petroleum-fueled stoves, lanterns or heating devices are allowed provided such devices meet the fire underwriter’s specifications for safety and they are used in areas free of flammable materials..   2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site/improved site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials; 36 CFR  261.52(d). 3. The use/discharge of explosives of any kind, incendiary or chemical devices, pyrotechnic devices, fireworks, or exploding targets; 36 CFR 261.52(f).
4. Cutting or grinding metal, or using a welder, either arc or gas, or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame, except in areas cleared of flammable materials at least 10 feet in diameter and equipped with a chemical pressurized fire extinguisher of not less than 8 ounces, and one round point shovel with an overall length of at least 36 inches; 36 CFR 261.52(i).
5. Operating a chainsaw or any other internal or external combustion engine without a USDA or SAE approved spark arrester properly installed and working, a chemical pressurized fire extinguisher of not less than 8 ounces capacity by weight, and one round point shovel with an overall length of at least 36 inches; 36 CFR 261.52(j).
6. Possessing or using a motor vehicle off roads, except when parking in an area devoid of vegetation within 10 feet of the roadway; 36 CFR 261.56.
Pursuant to 43 CFR 9212.2(a), the following persons are exempt from this order:
1. Any federal, state, local and/or military employee acting within the scope of their duties. 2. Members of any organized rescue or firefighting force performing official duty. 
3. Persons, agencies, municipalities or companies with a written permit that specifically authorizes the otherwise prohibited act.  An exemption does not absolve an individual or organization from liability or responsibility for any fire started by an exempted activity.
PENALTIES: Pursuant to Title 43 CFR §9212.4, any violation of this order is subject to punishment by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment of not more than 12 months or both.  Restitution for total costs of fire suppression or damage will be borne by the violator.
Information regarding these fire restrictions may be obtained by calling the Albuquerque District Office at (505)761-8700.   Dated this 09th day of May, 2018, at Albuquerque, New Mexico.   \s\ Danita Burns_____ _______________________________ Albuquerque District Manager Albuquerque District Office USDI Bureau of Land Managemen

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I'm waiting to hear back from BLM on if we can go to San Ysidro to practice or not.

Please stand by for an update....


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The issued Restriction Order is still in effect, for now.
This may be lifted tomorrow.
I will know more tomorrow



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District Office
fire restrictions on
BLM administered public lands.
BLM Albuquerque District Manager,
Danita Burns
today th
at as of 
July 13, 2018
fire restrictions
on BLM lands are no longer in effect within
Bernalillo, Catron, C
ibola, McKinley, Sandoval, Socorro, Torrance and Valencia
Recent precipitation has reduced fire danger in New Mexic
o, the BLM joins other federal
agencies in lifting
fire restrictions. 
The lifting of restrictions allows visitors to build charcoal or
wood fires
campfires. Smoking is also allowed outside of vehicles; visitors are asked to
properly dispose of smoking materials. Backcountry visitors are asked to use caution when
vehicles where hot exhaust pipes might ignite grass. “Visitors are reminded that
fireworks are prohibited at all times on all federal public lands.
The Bureau of Land Management will continue to monitor fire danger across the state and may
restrictions again if conditions worsen.
For information on fire restrictions on federal lands, log onto

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San Ysidro is now open. Please respect your riding area.

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