The Ridges Landowners Association

A residential community just outside Santa Fe, NM

Wildfire Safety Resources

Publications Recommended by NMFD (Website Links for the PDF Documents Provided Above):

Note:  The source website links for the PDF documents above are provided later on this webpage. Periodically check for updates to these documents to be sure you are using the most current version.

Zoom Interview with NMFD and The Ridges Residents, July 21, 2021


NMFD Participants:

Wendy Mason ( – Wildfire Prevention and Communications Coordinator, New Mexico Forestry Division of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Santa Fe 

Lawrence Crane ( – Special Projects and Fuels Coordinator for Bernalillo District of Forestry Division, Wildfire Firefighter, Albuquerque

Objective of Zoom Interview:

Provide information on how to prepare yourselves, your land, and your home against the threat of wildfire.  Provide resources to help you through any stage of your wildfire preparedness planning. 

Publications Recommended by NMFD:

Living with Fire Guide for the Homeowner, New Mexico, 2018 (in PDF)

Ready, Set, Go! New Mexico, Your Personal Wildland Fire Action Guide, 2017 (in PDF)

After Wildfire, A Guide for New Mexico Communities, undated (PDF and online version)

Wildfire and Insurance brochure, 2012 (in PDF)

Fire Wise Plant Materials, New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service

Websites Recommended by NMFD:

Sign up with your local emergency notification system (Alert Santa Fe)

New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Forestry Division

After Wildfire, A Guide for New Mexico Communities

New Mexico Fire Information

Federal guide for preparing for wildfires

National Fire Protection Association and National Firewise USA Program

Fire Safe Council

Fire Adapted New Mexico Learning Network (FACNM)

Forest Stewards Guild