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Project: French Meadows Prescribed Fire Project

Description: This project is a major collaborative effort for large-scale restoration of the French Meadows Reservoir watershed on the Tahoe National Forest. It consists of two treatment areas totaling 654 acres and includes site preparation through hand thinning, creation of fire containment lines, and deployment of fire engines and fire management crews.

Reference Number: 3855P011130

Implemented By: The Nature Conservancy

Objective: The goal of the project is to restore ecologically-based fire regimes to the French Meadows landscape following appropriate pre-treatments.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $942,357.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Placer

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration2/20/2019$942,357.00

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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