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Project: Trestle Forest Health Project

Description: This project will treat 270 acres of overly dense forest in El Dorado National Forest, directly adjacent to the community of Grizzly Flats. The project will be comprised exclusively of hand thinning and piling. The prescription is to remove most trees under 10 nches, leaving 5 trees per acre in the 4 to 10 inch range, and remove almost all trees and brush under 4 inches.

Reference Number: 3855P011034

Implemented By: National Wild Turkey Federation

Objective: The project will treat 270 acres of overly dense forest near the community of Grizzly Flats, to protect the drinking water infrastructure and residents of the community.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $475,096.27

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2022    Actual Completion: 12/26/2019

Associated Counties: El Dorado

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration2/16/2018$475,096.27

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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