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Fuel reduction grants available

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The Nevada Division of Forestry is seeking applications for the 2007 Wildland Urban Interface grant program’s state fire assistance grants totaling $1.5 million.

Funds can be used for costs associated with implementing on-the-ground hazardous fuels reduction projects, information and education relating to Wildland Urban Interface and homeowner and community action projects.

Projects must be implemented on state and/or private lands located in Nevada. Projects on federal lands are not eligible.

Applications are to be submitted on the approved form available on the Nevada Division of Forestry Web site at http://www.forestry.state.nv.us.

The site 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 Nevada Division of Forestry by 5 p.m. July 13.

Late, incomplete, faxed or electronic applications will not be accepted.

For more information contact 684-2511.