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Project: Western Nevada County Community Defense Project

Description: The project will treat 239 acres of Tahoe National Forest land in the Deer Creek watershed. The location has been strategically selected to maximize value in improving the worst forest conditions. Specific treatments under this grant include hand thinning with a combination of hand and machine piling and pile burning.

Reference Number: 3855P011000

Implemented By: Fire Safe Council of Nevada County

Objective: The project will fund reduction of tree and fuel density for fire hazard protection to re-establish a healthy forest ecosystem.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $500,000.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Nevada

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration2/15/2018$500,000.00

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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