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Grants available for Fuels Reduction Projects

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tir-small-9709372-6832457CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada Division of Forestry is seeking applications for the

State Fire Assistance grant program. About $1 million from the National Fire Plan, will

be available for projects statewide. The purpose of this funding is to mitigate risk of

wildfires in wildland-urban interface areas.

Funds can be used for costs associated with implementing on-the-ground hazardous

fuels reduction projects, information and education relating to Wildland Urban Interface

issues and homeowner and community action projects. Projects must be implemented

on state and/or private lands located in Nevada. Projects on federal lands are not

eligible.

Applications must be submitted on the approved form available on the Nevada Division

of Forestry website at www.forestry.nv.gov. The site also contains a detailed description

of the criteria and instructions for eligibility and the scoring criteria that will be used to

rank applications.

Applications must be received by the Nevada Division of Forestry no later than 5 p.m.

August 23, 2013. Late, incomplete, faxed or electronic applications will not be

accepted. For more information contact Kacey KC at 775- 684-2511.

 

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