CAL FIRE's Forest Health Grant Program awards Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds allocated by the legislature for California Climate Investments (CCI) to implement projects that seek to:
-Proactively restore forest health and conserve working forests.
-Protect upper watersheds where the state's water supply originates.
-Promote the long-term storage of carbon in forest trees and soils.
-Minimize the loss of forest carbon from large, intense wildfires.
-Further the goals of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32).
Project activities funded by CAL FIRE's Forest Health Grant Program may include:
-Forest fuels reduction
-Conservation easements and/or land acquisition through the Forest Legacy Program
-Research as a component, or stand-alone through the Forest Research Program
|Academic Institutions, Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations, State Government|
|including federal land management agencies; special districts; private forest landowners|
|Most Recent/Current Due Date|
|Dec 06, 2019|
|Due Date Notes|
|3 p.m. PST|
|Total Possible Multi-Year Award|
|California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection|
|Total Amount Available for All Grants|
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