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Posted on: June 18, 2019

"Ready Nevada County: Be The Hero!" Trailer

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With the generous support of Sierra Theaters, the talent and equipment of Nevada County Media, the spirit of our volunteer cast and crew, and the dedication of the first responders, we were able to create this piece that will be seen throughout the summer...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Nevada County Supervisors Learn About Local CAL FIRE Resources and Facilities

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On Tuesday, June 11th, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors along with County staff from the Board Office, County Executive Office, Office of Emergency Services, County Counsel and the Sheriff’s Office toured local CAL FIRE facilities to learn about the...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: June 13, 2019

CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE

Burn Permits Suspended

California Department of Forestry and Fire ProtectionNevada-Yuba-Placer Unit

CONTACT:Mary EldridgeInformation Officer(530) 889-0111X1023

RELEASE DATE: June 13, 2019

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Nevada, Yuba, Placer and Sierra Counties

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: June 9, 2019

Wildfire Preparedness Continues with Speaker Series: Ready, Set, Go for Families

READY, SET, GO! for Families

On Monday, June 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the Eric Rood Administrative Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services will host Ready, Set, Go for Families, the final in a four-part, speaker series designed to educate and inspire the co...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: June 9, 2019

Sunday CAL FIRE NEU Runs Wildland Urban Interface Drill

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Sunday, June 9, CAL FIRE NEU is running a Wildland Urban Interface drill in the Cement Hill, Lake Vera Purdon, and Round Mountain neighborhoods. There will be an increased presence of first responders on roadways and around homes.

A Code Red emergency aler...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: May 31, 2019

ReadyNevadaCounty.org Launches as Part of a Larger Community Wide Strategy

Ready Nevada County Logo, Wildfire Starts with You

ReadyNevadaCounty.org goes live this week as part of an innovative, multipronged approach to mobilize the community to take action to prevent and prepare for wildfire. Residents are encouraged to go online for the latest on Nevada County’s wildf...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: May 23, 2019

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

READY, SET, GO! for Families

On Monday, June 10, 6:00 -7:30 P.M. in the Board Chambers of the Eric Rood Administrative Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services will present Ready, Set, Go! for Families. The final in a four-part series, this event is designed to educate and ...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Ready Nevada County at First Friday Art Walk

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Ready Nevada County at First Friday Art Walk

Ready Nevada County, Miners Foundry Cultural Center, and Nevada City First Friday Art Walk join forces for a summer-long series of Ready, Set, Go Mixers in Nevada City, June 7, July 5, August 2, 5:00-9:00 P.M.

Th...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Final Volunteer Training for Green Waste Program May 23rd

Poster for Green Waste Volunteer Training 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. Community members interested in supporting the program m...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: May 10, 2019

2019 Ready, Set, Go! Handbooks Mailed for Wildfire Preparedness Week

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The 2019 Ready, Set, Go! Handbook has arrived in mailboxes across the county in time for Wildfire Preparedness Week. Created by the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services (NCOES), in collaboration with partner agencies and emergency managers, to he...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Free Residential Green Waste Opening Weekend a Stellar Success

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Program Continues Weekends in May

Nevada County, CA—May 4th marked the opening day of Free Residential Green Waste Disposal at six sites all weekends in May. More than 60 tons of green waste were collected, and by all accounts community participation excee...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Volunteer Training for FREE Green Waste Program May 9th

Volunteer Training May 9th

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County & Nevada County Office of Emergency Services are looking for a few more volunteers to help us make Free Residential Green Waste Disposal possible. Help your neighbor achieve their defensible space by providing FR...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: May 4, 2019

May 5th: Free Green Waste Disposal @ Fairgrounds ONLY

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The first day of Free Residential Green Waste Disposal kicked off today and 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...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Children's Health and Wildfire Safety Carnival

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May 4th, from 12 P.M.-4:00 P.M. the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services, Fire Safe Council of Nevada County and Gold Country Kiwanis are once again partnering to produce the Children’s Health and Wildfire Safety Carnival. All families are welcome t...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: April 19, 2019

Free Residential Green Waste Disposal

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Free Residential Green Waste Disposal

Nevada County, CA—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 reside...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Wildfire Speaker Series: Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space

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Wildfire Speaker Series: Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space

On Monday, March 25th at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers of the Eric Rood Administrative Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services presents Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible ...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: February 26, 2019

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 in the Board Chambers of the Rood Center, 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City, from 6:00-7:30 PM to learn more. These works...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: February 23, 2019

Free Wildfire Film Screening and Discussion Panel March 6th

Wilder than Wild News Flash

Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Nevada County Resource Conservation District and Nevada County Office of Emergency Services are partnering for a free public screening of Fire and Forest Health: Your Tahoe National Forest alongside the timely Wilder than Wild: F...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Funding Available for Homes Damaged in 2017 Lobo and McCourtney Fires

Nevada County Housing and Community Services recently received funding to assist low income home owners who sustained damages to their homes in Nevada County due to the Wind Complex fires of 2017. These funds can be used to assist with repairs and/or repl...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Community Leaders Gather for Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting

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Thursday, February 7th, the County hosted the second Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting, gathering nearly 70 community leaders from local, state and federal agencies and organizations. This meeting offered an opportunity to work across jurisdictional...

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Office of Emergency Services