This planning grant will complete a Nonindustrial Timber Management Plan (NTMP) for about 2,000 acres of the 2,706-acre Rice’s Crossing Preserve. A Registered Professional Forester (RPF) will be contracted to develop the Nonindustrial Timber Management Plan.
Bear Yuba Land Trust
Creation of an NTMP will allow Bear Yuba Land Trust to manage the Preserve forest along the Yuba River using uneven-age management and long-term sustained yield methods in order to decrease the risk of high-severity fire, protect critical wildlife habitat, protect the water supply, and provide a source of income to continue management of the forest. The NTMP serves as the functional equivalent of CEQA for implementation of forest treatments.
Research/Planning (including Science)
Complete and Fully Paid
Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC):