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Project: Butte Forest Thin - Doe Mill Ridge Watershed Project

Description: This project will use forest thinning and low intensity prescribed fire to minimize long term risks of catastrophic fire, control and eradicate invasive species, restore habitat on 227.5 acres on Doe Mill Ridge and demonstrate the linkages between management of upstream areas and the impacts on downstream water availability and quality

Reference Number: 3855P01882

Implemented By: Sacramento River Watershed Group

Objective: This project on Doe Mill Ridge, located between Little Chico Creek and Butte Creek, will reduce existing hazardous fuel loads, promote forest succession, and improve the overall quality and health of the remaining forest.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $494,678.36

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 1/1/2020    Actual Completion: 5/31/2019

Associated Counties: Butte

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration8/19/2016$494,678.36

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationForest Lands227.5acres restored/assessed/managed

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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