New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Media contact: Dan Williams, (505) 476-8004
Public contact: (505) 476-8000
dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JUNE 24, 2011:

DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY CLOSES SEVEN SPRINGS HATCHERY, KIDS POND

SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish temporarily has closed all public access to the Seven Springs Fish Hatchery and Kids Pond because of extreme fire conditions in the Jemez Mountains.

The hatchery borders the Santa Fe National Forest, which announced closures to much of the Jemez Ranger District and other areas of the forest beginning Friday morning. Some campgrounds and fishing areas on National Forest lands will remain open with restrictions.

For more information about restrictions, closures and open areas of the Santa Fe National Forest and other public and private lands in New Mexico, please visit http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/fire or http://www.nmfireinfo.com or call the fire restrictions hotline at (877) 864-6985.

 

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