Grants available for fuels reduction projects
The Nevada Division of Forestry is seeking applications for the 2011 State Fire Assistance grant program. About $500,000 is available for projects statewide. The purpose of this funding is to mitigate risk of wildfires in wildland-urban interface areas.
Applications must be submitted on the approved form available on the Nevada Division of Forestry website at http://www.forestry.nv.gov. The site also contains a more 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 NDF no later than 5 p.m. Jan. 10. Late, incomplete, faxed or electronic applications will not be accepted.
For more information contact Kacey KC at 775-684-2511.