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RSG! Program Member Spotlight: Carson City Fire Department

Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - Article rating: 4.0

Carson City Fire Department established a mitigation trailer program that places trailers in communities for residents to load their removed vegetation, then the department hauls the trailers to the local landfill. In 2019 alone (as of October 31, Oct 2019), this program has removed 270 tons of hazardous vegetation with over 450 residences participating. Since the inception of the program, over 4000 tons of hazardous vegetation has been...

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RSG! Program Accepting Submissions for Contractors

RSG! Program Seeking Individuals with WUI Expertise to Assist with DHS FEMA FP&S Grant
Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - Article rating: 5.0

The Ready, Set, Go! (RSG) Program, managed by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), is accepting submissions for contractor positions to assist with facilitating targeted wildland fire community risk reduction.

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Mitigation Moment: Roadside Fuels Reduction Projects in Helena, MT

Tri-County FireSafe Working Group Partners with Volunteer Fire Departments on Effective Mitigation Work
Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - Article rating: No rating

Through a combination of thinning and chipping the Tri-County FireSafe Working Group has treated 124+ acres along roadside project sites, positively impacting potential evacuations of residents and increasing firefighter safety.

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RSG Member Spotlight: Greater Eagle Fire Protection District

GEFPD is a combination department in Eagle, Colorado serving a residential population of over 8,000 citizens.
Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Thursday, September 19, 2019 - Article rating: 5.0

The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District has treated 112 acres and 811 structures so far this year using mastication, prescribed fire, & thinning. Partnering with other agencies and gaining community buy-in has been key to their success. 

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Action, Implementation and Mitigation (AIM) grant opportunity

COCO is pleased to announce the opening of Round 3 of the AIM grant opportunity
Posted By Jennifer Dietz - Thursday, September 12, 2019 - Article rating: No rating

Coalitions and Collaboratives (COCO) is pleased to announce the opening of Round 3 of the Action, Implementation and Mitigation (AIM) grant opportunity. This opportunity is designed to help organizations increase their capacity to accelerate fire adapted community concepts and reduce the risk from wildfire in the WUI across the U.S.  The opportunity is open to non-profit organizations, collaborative groups, fire departments, tribes,...

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