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In Gila National Forest news, at the time of this report today, the Black Fire has covered 167,378 acres with 14% containment. In addition, the U.S. Forest Service Gila National Forest has amended the Stage 2 Fire Restriction Order which was implemented on May 17th. In the amended order, “any open flame, including camp stoves and flammable gel canisters, is now prohibited. Additionally, only generators with spark arrestors within a three-foot cleared diameter can be operated. All previous restrictions apply. This order is effective from May 24 until Dec. 31.” According to a news release, “Stage 3 restrictions/closures may be forthcoming if conditions warrant
A series of open houses have been scheduled for stakeholders and members of the public to participate in planning of outdoor recreation and trails in Grant County. According to a news release, the Grant County Outdoor Recreation and Trails Master Plan is intended to develop a roadmap for the future of outdoor recreation and trails in Grant County. Stakeholders and members of the public are invited to participate in one of three Open Houses on Wednesday, June 8th from 4:30 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the Round Up Lodge in Mimbres, Thursday, June 9th from 4:30 P.M. to 6:00 pm at Exhibit Building at the Fairgrounds in Cliff, or Friday June 10th from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Grant County Administrative Building in Silver City. An outreach booth will also be at the Wild Wild West Rodeo on June 11th in the Southwest Horseman’s Arena.
Silver City Recycles is seeking volunteers to assist with a drop-off event this Saturday, May 28th. Visit their website at https://silvercityrecycles.org/. Scroll down to the “Volunteer with Us” tab, select “Bimonthly Collection”, then hit Submit. Volunteers are needed by 9:30 A.M this Saturday at 305 South Bullard Street location.
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