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Fire Safe Marin Working on Record Number of Wildfire Safety Projects in Marin

2014 has been one of Fire Safe Marin’s most successful years in history, with more than $486,000 in grants awarded.  Our fuel reduction efforts in 2014 have spanned the entire County, from West Marin to Sausalito, involving thousands of volunteer hours and dozens of state, federal, and local public land management agencies, private homeowner’s associations, businesses, PG&E, and every Marin fire agency.  This is a partial list of projects funded in 2014.

King Mountain Fire Fuel Reduction                               

  • Responsible agency: Fire Safe Marin
  • Funding Agency: PG&E
  • Grant: $60,000

Fire Lookouts: Remote Fire Sensing Cameras

  • Responsible agency: Fire Safe Marin
  • Funding Agency: PG&E
  • Grant: $207,000

Mt. Tamalpais Wildland Urban Interface Fuel Break Project

  • Responsible agency: Fire Safe Marin       
  • Funding Agency: PG&E
  • Grant: $80,000

Woodland Avenue Invasive Vegetation Removal

  • Responsible agency: Fire Safe Marin
  • Funding Agency: PG&E
  • Grant: $20,000     

Fire Safe Marin Chipper Day Program          

  • Responsible agency: Fire Safe Marin
  • Funding Agency: PG&E
  • Grant: $30,000

Community Based Defensible Space Program (Chipper)

  • Responsible agency: Fire Safe Marin
  • Funding Agency: USDA Forest Service/State Fire Assistance, California Fire Safe Council
  • Grant: $133,772
  • Chipper projects to date (2014):
    • Country Club San Rafael
    • West End Neighborhood Association
    • Nicasio Volunteer Fire Department
    • Sleepy Hollow
    • Fairhills Property Owner’s Association
    • Indian Valley Association
    • Tamalpais Community Services District
    • Homestead Valley – Pixie Trail
    • Homestead Valley – Madrone Park Circle

Puerto Suello Hill Fuel Reduction                               

  • Responsible agency: Fire Safe Marin
  • Funding Agency: PG&E
  • Grant: $60,000
  • Grant number: NOR-00131