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Project: Sagehen Forest Project - A Watershed Improvement and Forest Health Initiative

Description: This project will construct over 5 miles of fire line and conduct low intensity broadcast burning on a minimum of 973-acres, up to 1,500-acres, completing a previously funded SNC forest health thinning prescription aligned with the GTR-220 ‚ÄúStrategically Placed Area Treatments‚ÄĚ (SPLAT) methodology.

Reference Number: 3855P011003

Implemented By: University of California Berkeley, Regents

Objective: To enhance water resources for both the ecosystem and downstream water users in the Truckee and Feather River watersheds, and enhance key reproductive and foraging habitat for wildlife, including the American marten, threatened and endangered northern goshawks and nesting California spotted owls.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $496,338.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Nevada, Sierra

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration5/10/2018$496,338.00

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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