Historic state budget investments protect communities, watersheds, and hospital
Less than 1.5 years after we received historic wildfire resilience funding from the 2021 state budget, two of the projects we funded are already finished.
Bootsole project using Dixie Fire to build resilience in Plumas National Forest
The Dixie Fire burned at mixed severity through part of the Bootsole project area, allowing organizers to use its impacts to continue with the project.
Fuel-reduction treatments protected Markleeville during Tamarack Fire
A network of fuel reduction projects, including the SNC-funded Markleevillage Fuels Reduction Project, protected Markleeville from the 2021 Tamarack Fire.
Sly Park meadow restoration boosts water quality, recreation access
The Hazel Creek restoration projects improved the water quality at Jenkinson Lake and expanded recreation access with wheelchair-accessible facilities.
Landscape-scale project restoring forests and protecting Mammoth Lakes
This multi-year strategy to conduct fuels reduction treatments on 56,000 acres around Mammoth Lakes will greatly reduce the threat of damaging wildfire.
’Inimim Forest restoration helps protect towns, wildlife habitat
We jointly funded up to 1,200 acres of fuels reduction work near Nevada City in the ‘Inimim Forest, 10 parcels managed by the Bureau of Land Management.
Giant sequoia protection efforts underway in the southern Sierra
We funded the Grant Grove Big Stump Ecological Restoration Project, which will reduce wildfire risk in several groves around Sequoia & Kings Canyon.
Wildfire-safety work completed in South Fork Mokelumne watershed
We funded 285 acres of fuels reduction work in the South Fork Mokelumne River watershed, a high-priority area for protecting communities from wildfire.