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Forest Path

Title III Firewise Coordination Program (Mad FW)

Start Date: 08/01/2020                

Finish Date: 07/01/2024


Partner: Madera County, Coarsegold RCD


Funder: Madera County


Purpose: Expand the Firewise Program by forming other Firewise communities throughout Madera County, partnering with CRCD for program development, and hiring a Firewise coordinator position. YSRCDC will be providing oversight to the program and project management.


Current Activity: County agreement renewed from 7/1/2021 through 7/1/2024 (3-year program renewal). Coarsegold RCD will remain a local partner/contractor for Firewise Coordination (including project development, community support, and more).

Update 06/20/2024: The U.S. Forest Service awarded Madera County $534,343 for the Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation Education/Outreach Implementation Project to support the Firewise Coordinator position involving partnership between Madera County, Coarsegold RCD, and Y/S RC&DC. This will continue the work Staff and Coarsegold RCD have been moving forward.

Before picture of hazardous wildfire fuel
After picture of hazardous wildfire fuel being removed through Firewise program
Yosemite/Sequoia RC&DC logo with a pine tree
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