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Project: Genesee Valley Watershed Improvement Plan

Description: The project will complete 355 acres of hazardous fuels reduction in the Upper Feather River Watershed in Plumas County through under-burning on 133 acres of Feather River Land Trust’s Heart K Ranch and 222 acres within Plumas National Forest.

Reference Number: 3855P011082

Implemented By: Plumas Audubon Society

Objective: The project will mitigate the impacts of ongoing drought and reduce the risk of future wildfires in a sensitive watershed through prescribed fire forest treatments that will clear dense fire-susceptible stands, open canopies to deeper seasonal snow packs, and encourage botanical diversity and wildlife habitat.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $506,714.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties:

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration5/13/2019$506,714.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationForest Lands355acres restored/assessed/managed

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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