Lake Tahoe EIP

NV Energy Resilience Corridors Projecct

Project Number
02.01.02.0016
Action Priority
Implement Defensible Space on Public and Private Parcels and Utility Corridors
Implementers
U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Supporting Agencies
Nevada Energy, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Primary Contact
Brian Garrett (brian.garrett@usda.gov)

Stage
Implementation
Duration
2020 - 2028
Total Project Cost
$14,175,000
Funding Request
$2,500,000
Community Wildfire Protection Program Implement Defensible Space on Public and Private Parcels and Utility Corridors
The project will create resilient forests adjacent to approximately 28 miles of NV Energy utility infrastructure on the Nevada side of the Tahoe Basin. The project is designed to treat in 3 zones, Zone 1 is the area immediately adjacent to utility infrastructure (15'), Zone 2 is up to 175' from utility infrastructure and Zone 3 can extend up to 1000' feet from the utility infrastructure. The project will thin forest to improve forest health, remove trees that could grow into or fall on power lines and reduce hazardous fuels.

Targeted Performance Measures

  • Acres of Forest Fuels Reduction Treatment

Threshold Categories

  • Vegetation Preservation

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