Wildfire Risk Reduction Grant Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019-2020

New Mexico Counties (NMC) has announced the 2019-2020 Wildfire Risk Reduction for Rural Communities Grant Program.  Funding for this program is provided by the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in cooperation with NMC.  The grant program gives priority to applicants who request funding for 1) Outreach and education projects (i.e. Fire Adaptive Communities, Firewise, and Ready, Set, Go!) that encourage reducing wildfire risk on private lands and directly benefit BLM lands, 2) CWPP updates for plans that are older than five years, and 3) Hazardous fuel reduction projects that focus on treatments to private lands with direct benefit to BLM lands.

Please review program materials thoroughly and complete the submission checklist prior to submitting an application.Applications must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, March 29, 2019. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Join the Fire Adapted New Mexico Learning Network to connect and take action to reduce the risk of wildfire in your community.

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