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  1. READY, SET, GO! for Families

    June 10: Ready, Set, Go! for Families Wildfire Preparedness Presentation

    This event is designed to educate & inspire the community to prepare for fire season. Family-friendly presentations from Nevada County Consolidated Fire District & CAL FIRE will be followed by a Question and Answer session moderated by YubaNet. Read on...
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    Ready Nevada County at First Friday Art Walk

    Ready Nevada County, Miners Foundry Cultural Center, & Nevada City First Friday Art Walk join forces for a summer-long series of mixers. The event will be a casual mix of art, socializing, & education focused on fire prevention & preparedness. Read on...
  3. Poster for Green Waste Volunteer Training May 23rd

    Final Volunteer Training for Green Waste Program May 23rd

    The final volunteer training for the FREE Residential Green Waste Disposal Program will take place Thursday, May 23rd, from 7:00-8:00 P.M. in the Board Chambers of the Rood Center, 950 Maidu Avenue. Read on...
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    2019 Ready, Set, Go! Handbooks Mailed for Wildfire Preparedness Week

    The Ready, Set, Go! Handbook has arrived in mailboxes across the county. Created by the Office of Emergency Services, in collaboration with partners to help households prepare for wildfire, it serves as a one stop place for all fire preparedness needs. Read on...
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    Free Residential Green Waste Opening Weekend a Stellar Success

    Free Residential Green Waste Disposal launched last weekend at 6 sites in Nevada County. More than 60 tons of green waste were collected, and community participation exceeded expectations. This program runs Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-4pm in May. Read on...
  6. Volunteer Training May 9th

    Volunteer Training for FREE Green Waste Program May 9th

    Do you have 4 hours to gift on weekends in May to help the community achieve defensible space? Free Green Waste volunteer training is May 9th, from 7-8pm @ 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City. Please join us! Register here: http://bit.ly/GreenWasteVolunteer …. Read on...
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    May 5th: Free Green Waste Disposal @ Fairgrounds ONLY

    The first day of Free Green Waste Disposal was a smashing success. The program was so popular all disposal containers filled at six locations by midday. The Nevada County Fairgrounds, Gate 8, is the only location that will be open on Sunday, May 5th. Read on...
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    Free Residential Green Waste Disposal Starts May 4th

    Starting this weekend, free residential green waste disposal will be offered at 6 different locations in Western Nevada County. The residential green waste disposal sites will be available every Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. this month. Read on...
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    Children's Health and Wildfire Safety Carnival

    May 4th, from 12 P.M.-4:00 P.M. Nevada County, Fire Safe Council, and Kiwanis are partnering to produce the Children’s Health and Wildfire Safety Carnival. All families are welcome to attend this FREE event. Read on...
  10. News Flash

    Free Residential Green Waste Disposal

    In an unprecedented collaborative effort The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County, with support from County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services and Waste Management, is offering free residential green waste disposal options for the month of May. Read on...
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    Wildfire Speaker Series: Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space

    March 25th, 6:00 p.m. at the Rood Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services presents Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space, the second in a four-part speaker series designed to educate and inspire the community to prepare for fire season. Read on...
  12. Monthly Wildfire Preparedness Speaker Series

    Are you curious about how to better prepare for wildfire in Nevada County? Attend the monthly Wildfire Preparedness Speaker Series workshops at the Rood Center to learn more. Read on...
  13. Wilder than Wild News Flash

    Free Wildfire Film Screening and Discussion Panel March 6th

    Mark your calendar for Wednesday, March 6, for a free public screening of Fire and Forest Health: Your Tahoe National Forest alongside the timely Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forest and the Future, with a panel discussion with local agencies to follow. Read on...
  14. Funding Available for Homes Damaged in 2017 Lobo and McCourtney Fires

    Nevada County recently received funding to assist low income home owners who sustained damages to their homes in the 2017 fires. These funds can be used to assist with repairs and replacement of damaged or loss homes due to the devastating wildfires. Read on...
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    Community Leaders Gather for Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting

    Thursday, February 7th, the County hosted a Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting, gathering nearly 70 community leaders from local, state and federal agencies and organizations to increase community resilience to wildfire. Read on...