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GREEN WASTE DISPOSAL - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69147082


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

The 2022 Ready Nevada County Handbook will list evergreen options for green waste disposal. OES will send out new green waste dates in early 2023. 
WILDFIRE AND AIR QUALITY - TSF

THE SIERRA FUND #73668719


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  • 204 Providence Mine Road, Suite 214
    Nevada City, Nevada

Wildfire smoke containing fine particulate matter can cause eye and throat irritation, headaches, nausea, shortness of breath, congestion, coughing, impaired lung function, and chest pain. When air quality is poor, the primary public health message is to stay indoors. However, not all community members have the same ability to limit smoke exposure in the buildings where they live, work, attend school, or spend time indoors. The Sierra Fund is working with local public health officials and service providers to ensure equitable access to places with cleaner air during wildfire.

Information about Air Filters and Creating a Clean Room in your Home to Mitigate Unhealthy Air Quality -https://sierrafund.org/airfilters/

How to build a Do-It-Yourself Fan/Filter Room Air Cleaner - 
https://www.montanawildfiresmoke.org/diy-fan-filter.html (Climate Smart Missoula)
TRUSTED INFORMATION SOURCES IN EVENT OF DISASTER - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #73393611


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

In the event of disaster, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services recommends the following trusted information sources (aka trusted news sources). NC OES includes Twitter accounts for organizations below as trusted information sources.

TRUSTED INFORMATION SOURCES per Ready Nevada County "Ready, Set, Go" Guide. Note to 211 call agents: Share ALL sources below with callers.
  • 211Connecting Point, 2-1-1 or 1-833-DIAL211, 211ConnectingPoint.org
  • CHP Grass Valley, 530-477-4900
  • County of Nevada, 530-265-1218, MyNevadaCounty.com
  • County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services, 530-265-1515, ReadyNevadaCounty.org
  • Sierra Sun, SierraSun.com
  • The Union, TheUnion.com
  • YubaNet, YubaNet.com
  • KNCO 830AM, KNCO.com
  • KOH 780AM, KKOH.com
  • KTKE 101.5 FM, TruckeeTahoeRadio.com
  • KVMR 89.5 FM & 105.1 FM, KVMR.org
  • Nevada County Media, NevadaCountyMedia.org, Channel 17 (Comcast & Suddenlink)
  • Tahoe Truckee Media, https://ttctv.org/
This list also appears in the Ready, Set, Go! Handbook on page 31 … [read more]
KNOW YOUR ZONE-READY NEVADA COUNTY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #72738595


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue Suite 130
    Nevada City, Nevada

Find your Nevada County evacuation zone at https://protect.genasys.com/search. In the event of a wildfire or other emergency situation, law enforcement and fire agencies issue evacuation warnings or evacuation orders for affected areas. These notices are issued for a ZONE with an EVACUATION STATUS.
 
Authorities will use Zone Names (a combination of letters and numbers) in emergency alerts, media releases, and on social media to notify residents which areas are under an evacuation warning or order. Follow the 3 steps below to find and remember your zone.
 
ZONE - Find & Know Your Zone
To understand whether your area is under an evacuation warning or order, you need to know your Zone Name (a combination of letters and numbers). It is important to remember your zone name.
 
1. Go to https://protect.genasys.com/search
2. Enter your address into the search bar
3. Find your zone in the pop-up window and write it down
 
EVACUATION STATUS - Evacuation Status Levels Definiti… [read more]
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION FOR HOME & FAMILY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #10456348


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

In the event of a disaster, the Ready Nevada County dashboard will display real-time data.
READY NEVADA COUNTY DASHBOARD
 - https://nevcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=dfae8e3b36e3455bbf9dcc865349e72e

The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is responsible for coordinating with County departments, municipalities, key stakeholders, and special districts to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all disasters.

Ready Nevada County is an effort coordinated by OES to raise awareness and mobilize the community to prevent and prepare for wildfires.

2022 READY, SET, GO! Handbook - English
https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/44617/2022-Ready-Nevada-County-Handbook-PDF
Includes info about evacuation planning and checklists.

Spanish Handbook - 2021 ¡PREPARADOS, LISTOS, A EVACUAR! Manual
Spanish READY, SET, GO! 

https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/38907/RNC2021_Handbook-Spanish-WEB?bidId=… [read more]
FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES - CAL FIRE

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION (CAL FIRE) #4661018


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  • CAL FIRE Headquarters
    Sacramento, Sacramento
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  • Phone 1
    916-327-3985

Cal Fire serves and safeguards the people and protects the property and resources of California. Cal Fire is dedicated to the fire protection and stewardship of over 31 million acres of California's privately-owned wildland and provides varied emergency services in 36 of the State's 58 counties via contracts with local governments. 

Cal Fire duties include:
  • Issuing burn permits and campfire permits
  • Coordinating the RVETS program in partnership with California Department of Veterans Affairs and the California National Guard to streamline employment opportunities to returning veterans (RVETS=Returning Veterans; Enlisting Their Skills for CAL FIRE Service)
  • Offering Fire Fighter 1 seasonal, temporary work outdoors with access to health benefits and opportunities to work in various locations throughout the state as well as a variety of other Fire Protection and Forester careers.
  • Providing a Statewide Fire Map and inc…
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NEVADA CITY RESIDENTIAL CHIPPING PROGRAM - NC

CITY OF NEVADA CITY #63957685


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  • 201 Providence Mine Rd.
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada City Residential Chipping Program provides the residents of Nevada City with a free, curb-side chipping service as a green waste disposal incentive to assist homeowners in their fire hazard reduction/defensible space efforts and to encourage the reduction of combustible material to small biodegradable chip piles. As of August 2019 the program will be continuing indefinitely.

Chipping Program Guidelines
Chipping Program Application
Chipping Program Information

Web pages from above with visible url links:


 
ADVISORY VISIT PROGRAM - NCRCD

NEVADA COUNTY RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT #59753552


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  • 113 Presley Way, Ste. 1
    Grass Valley, Nevada

The Nevada County Resource Conservation District has a Natural Resources Advisory Visit Program (AVP) that offers Nevada and western Sierra County landowners personalized assistance with natural resources management on their property. This program provides general guidance and information in addition to facilitating referrals to other public and private resource professionals at no cost to the landowner.

Our mission is to promote responsible resource management within our jurisdiction through education, leadership, technical assistance, and project facilitation.

Some examples of the technical services, information, assistance, and assessments we offer are:
• Soils information
• Erosion control
• Drainage issues
• Rural road maintenance
• Pond management
• Pasture management
• Rangeland management
• Forest health management
• Livestock water development
• Cross fencing
• Soil nutrient management
• Wildlife habitat improvement
• Pest management
• Watershed issues
ACCESS AND FUNCTIONAL NEEDS (AFN) DEFENSIBLE SPACE PROGRAM - FSCNC

FIRE SAFE COUNCIL OF NEVADA COUNTY, INC #69164774


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  • 143 B Spring Hill Drive
    Grass Valley, Nevada

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County Access and Functional Needs Defensible Space Program is designed to help low-income seniors and/or disabled citizens create a defensible space surrounding their residence (such as brush clearing and weed abatement). This program is for people who do not have the physical or financial ability to create their own defensible space. Age or disability and income verification must be submitted to determine eligibility. Both property owners, and renters with property owner's permission, may be eligible.

There are hundreds of applicants and wait times for this service can be 1-2 years, but people are encouraged to submit applications at any time.

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CHIPPING PROGRAM - FSCNC

FIRE SAFE COUNCIL OF NEVADA COUNTY, INC #4662476


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  • 143 B Spring Hill Drive
    Grass Valley, Nevada

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County offers brush chipping that has been cleared from defensible space of any permanent structure, and/or 30 feet from any roadside or driveway used for evacuation purposes.

Wait time for this service can be weeks or months. The chipping service is limited to 4 hours per customer per application for $75/hour. A limited number of applications may qualify for free chipping services based on income, age, and/or disability.

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