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Placer RCD receives additional funding for landowner Rx burn opportunities

Earlier this year, Placer County Resource Conservation District (Placer RCD), with funding and support from CAL FIRE, developed the Placer Prescribed Burn Association (Placer PBA) to equip private landowners in the county with the skills, knowledge, and confidence necessary to use prescribed fire. Placer RCD recently received another $75,000 grant from Coalitions and Collaboratives, Inc., […]

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Placer RCD Develops community-led prescribed burning, Placer Prescribed Burn Association

AUBURN, CA – The Placer Resource Conservation District (Placer RCD), with funding and support from CAL FIRE, is developing the Placer Prescribed Burn Association (Placer PBA) to equip private landowners in the county with the skills, knowledge, and confidence necessary to become safe prescribed burn practitioners. A prescribed burn association is a group of landowners and others […]

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Placer RCD to Conduct Pile Burning within the Placer County Coordinated Fuel Break this week

Beginning the week of Monday, February 28th, contractors hired by the Placer County Resource Conservation District (RCD) will be conducting a pile burning project in Applegate, California. This work is part of the ongoing Placer County Coordinated Fuel Break, a CAL FIRE funded fuels reduction project to protect rural Placer County communities from the effects […]

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Placer RCD Uses Prescribed Burning to Improve Fire Resiliency – prescribed burn planned for Friday

On Friday, February 4, Placer County Resource Conservation District (Placer RCD, District) is assisting a private landowner in Meadow Vista with a 1-acre low-intensity prescribed burn to reduce carrier fuels and improve defensible space. The burn is part of the Prescribed Burning on Private Lands (PBPL) pilot program, funded by CAL FIRE to empower landowners […]

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Placer RCD Organizes Prescribed Burn in Iowa Hill on December 2nd

December 1, 2021 – On Thursday, December 2nd, Placer County Resource Conservation District (Placer RCD) in coordination with Prometheus Fire Consulting, LLC. will be completing an 11-acre prescribed burn in Iowa Hill. The burn is part of the Prescribed Burning on Private Lands (PBPL) pilot program, a CAL FIRE-funded program to increase the use of […]

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