Funds available for fire risk mitigation

As Director of Rebuild Northbay, Pepperwood’s President and CEO, Lisa Micheli knows that regional collaborations are our best shot at resilience in the face of wildfires and climate change.

…from the article:

With the start of peak fire season just a few weeks away, the Rebuild NorthBay Foundation, in partnership with the Resource Conservation Districts of Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake and Napa counties, is launching a new Forest Improvement Program, supported by $1.5 million in Proposition 68 funding. The funds were awarded via a Calfire Wildfire Resilience and Forestry Assistance grant and announced on July 2.

“This incentives program is a great use of public funds because it provides a match to private investments in land stewardship with willing landowners who otherwise might not be able to afford to do this work, work that improves public safety for our whole community,” said Rebuild Northbay Director and project champion Lisa Micheli.

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