New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Air Quality Bureau

Smoke Management Program Instructions

These instructions describe how to submit the information required to register prescribed burns. The NMED Smoke Management System can be found at Please use this webpage to directly enter information about your proposed burn.

You will need to register for SEP before registering your first burn. Please only click the “register” link next to the “Smoke Management Program” or it could delay your access. Instructions to register for the system are here: JobAid – SEP – Registering and Adding Applications.

SMP I Instructions

SMP II Instructions

Registration / Initial Notification Registration / Initial Notification
Notification/Cancellation Instructions
Tracking Form Instructions
Waiver Request Instructions*
  Wildfire Registration Instructions


Statewide Waiver *Please review before requesting an individual waiver!

Statewide Waiver Reporting form (Excel format)

Other Forms and Instructions

SMP Ventilation Category Tracking form (Excel format)

SMP Visual Monitoring form (Excel format)


Return to Main Smoke Management Program Page