OES Updates

  1. Free Green Waste Disposal and Mulch Opportunities Return to Nevada County in May & June

    Free residential green waste disposal and mulch opportunities return to Nevada County in May and June. Residents are encouraged to start staging green waste now to take full advantage of a shorter schedule. Read on...
  2. Prescribed Burn on Saturday April 3rd, North of Nevada City Near Round Mountain

    A prescribed burn will be conducted on .5 acres of private land on the north side of Round Mountain. It will be directed by a retired firefighter/forester experienced in conducting burns. Personnel will be volunteers from the Yuba Bear Burn Cooperative. Read on...
  3. Develop Defensible with Backyard Burning

    At this time of year, open residential backyard burning is allowed in unincorporated Nevada County without a permit from CAL FIRE or a local fire district. As weather warms, CAL FIRE will announce when burn permits will be required. Read on...
  4. Build Defensible Space with Residential Debris Burning

    Fire season will be here soon. Now is the perfect time of year to make your property more resilient to wildfire. To increase the likelihood that your home will withstand a wildfire, it is critical to implement defensible space. Read on...
  5. Town of Washington Builds Resilience through New Cal OES Funding and Food Bank Drive

    On March 12, The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) approved the FY 2020-21 Community Power Resiliency allocation in the amount of $101,024 to serve the Town of Washington. Read on...
  6. Nevada County Couple Develops Defensible Space Along Evacuation Route

    Paul and Nancy, both in their 80s, brought their road into compliance by clearing approximately five hundred and fifty feet of hazardous vegetation along their roadway! Read on...
  7. Nevada County OES, Law, and Fire Agencies Spearhead Zone-based Evacuation Planning

    The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (Nevada County OES) is excited to announce a new pilot project for countywide zone-based evacuation planning that is now underway. Read on...
  8. Travel Impacts This Weekend - Next Week Due to Multiple Winter Storms

    National Weather Service Sacramento is forecasting moderate to heavy mountain snow in the northern Sierra region. Motorists conducting essential travel are being alerted to a series of storms which will bring impactful winter weather across Northern CA. Read on...
  9. Winter Storm Watch Issued Friday-Saturday which Will Impact Essential Travel in Mountains

    NWS Sacramento is forecasting heavy mountain snow in the northern Sierra region. Motorists conducting essential travel are being alerted to a series of storms which will bring impactful winter weather across Northern California this weekend. Read on...
  10. PSPS Event 12/07/20: Outage Watch. Shutoffs likely

    A Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) occurs in response to severe weather. Power is turned off to help prevent wildfire. PG&E will attempt to notify affected customers by phone, text and email. Read on...
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