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Posted on: April 21, 2022

North Yuba Forest Partnership awarded $34.8 million for forest work in Yuba River watershed

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The North Yuba Forest Partnership is set to receive millions in federal funding to support the implementation of forest restoration treatments in the North Yuba River watershed, which will reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire and improve the overall h...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

North Yuba Forest Partnership gains national support for forest resilience work in Yuba watershed

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Yesterday, United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore announced the North Yuba River watershed as one of the 10 initial landscapes funded for the U.S. Forest Service’s 10-year Wildfire...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Yuba Water supports ongoing forest restoration efforts to benefit foothill communities, watershed

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Californians are all too aware that the next wildfire could happen at any time. And in many parts of the state, the threat of catastrophic wildfire persists year-round. Unfortunately, Yuba County isn’t any different in that respect.

To help reduce the risk...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

North Yuba Forest Partnership receives $1.13 million for forest health

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The North Yuba Forest Partnership has entered into an agreement to receive $1.13 million to plan future forest health and wildfire resilience treatments within the North Yuba River watershed. This funding originated from the US Forest Service’s ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Yuba Water commits $6.5 million to improving forest health and reducing wildfire risk

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Yuba Water Agency’s board of directors took bold action today to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire and advance landscape-scale forest restoration in the Yuba River watershed.

In two separate actions, the board approved $6.5 million in funding for fo...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Yuba Water pledges $6.5 million to community projects in Yuba County

Yuba Water grants and loans approved June 1

Yuba Water Agency’s Board of Directors today approved $6.5 million for a range of projects to improve public safety and enhance the quality of life for Yuba County residents.

This is the first group of grants approved by Yuba Water since adoption of its ne...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

U.S. Forest Service Releases Notice of Intent for the North Yuba Landscape Resiliency Project

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Nevada City, CA – On September 16, the U.S. Forest Service released its Notice of Intent (NOI) for the North Yuba Landscape Resiliency Project, the purpose and need of which was developed in collaboration with the North Yuba Forest Partnership (NYFP), a d...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

New Forest Resilience Bond will finance $25 million of restoration to reduce wildfire risk

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World Resources Institute, Blue Forest, National Forest Foundation, U.S. Forest Service, Yuba Water Agency and the North Yuba Forest Partnership are pleased to announce the launch of the second Forest Resilience Bond (FRB): the Yuba II FRB. The new FRB on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Yuba Water Receives Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Award

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ATLANTA (October 22, 2021) – The National Hydropower Association today announced Yuba Water Agency’s Watershed Resilience Program received the 2021 Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Award in the category of Recreational, Environmental & Histori...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Yuba Water approves $240,000 for Fire Safe Council to help reduce wildfire risk in foothills

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The Yuba Water Agency Board of Directors today approved a local cost-share grant worth up to $240,000 for the Yuba Watershed Protection and Fire Safe Council to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire and improve public safety for communities in the Yuba...

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