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RCPP Crisis to Opportunity: Tree Mortality in the Central Sierra

A New Opportunity for Private Non– Industrial Forest Landowners

Work within the 100-ft Defensible Space

  • For technical assistance to private forest landowners contact your local Resource Conservation District and NRCS field office
  • Technical assistance provided by the RCD will help you understand the condition of your forested lands, assess your management goals, present options, and culminate in a Forest Management or Forest Conservation Plans
  • Landowners may be eligible for incentive payments through the NRCS EQIP Sierra Tree Mortality RCPP fund pool
  • Payments are intended to incentivize management, and are not designed to cover the entire cost of work
  • Find the RCD near you at
Tree Mortality Opportunity for Private Landowners.pdf

Contact: Gordon Long, Exec. Dir.
Calaveras RCD

USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider, Employer and Lender