Cal Fire awards RivCoParks $1.9M grant for wildfire prevention

JURUPA VALLEY – Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District was awarded $1.9 million in grant funding from the Cal Fire California Climates Wildfire Prevention Program Wednesday, June 22.Through the California Climate Investments Fire Prevention Grant Program, Cal Fire provides funding for local projects and activities that address the risk of wildfire and reduce wildfire potential to forested and forest adjacent communities. Funded activities include hazardous fuel reduction, fire prevention planning and fire prevention education with an emphasis on improving public health and safety while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.RivCoPark’s grant award will be put to work reducing flash fuels, creating and improving defensible space around structures and along roadways, r
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