The US Forest Service Aims to Improve Fire Resiliency with Three 1.5M Projects


The US Forest Service aims to improve fire resiliency with a one in half million dollar investment in new projects in Northern California and Hawaii. The joint chiefs landscape restoration partnership will complete two three year project in Del Norte county and Siskiyou County. The project will include partnering with state and local governments, tribes, and forest landowners to complete more prescribed burns, thin forests, create fire breaks, and complete hazardous fuel treatments to help prevent future wildfires. The Siskiyou County, butte Valley South landscape restoration project will treat nearly 100, thousand acres that includes the community of Tennant that just last year experienced a 10,000 acre fire that destroyed 5 buildings and forced evacuations.