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Supervisors To Tour Ponderosa Fire Project

Nevada County’s supervisors are going on a field trip. The five elected board members and their staff will be touring the Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project–a three-and-a-half million dollar grant to get rid of dangerous vegetation that makes the area fire-prone. Supervisor Dan Miller, who represents Grass Valley, says it’s a chance to look at the scope of the work close-up…

Listen to Dan Miller 1

The project is for 12-hundred acres along South Ponderosa Way from Highway 20 to McCourtney Road, and they hope to have three-hundred acres done by the end of the year. There are a still a few private landowners that are not co-operating so far, but Miller hopes recent events, and the result of the work so far, will change their minds…

Listen to Dan Miller 2

The trip will take place tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon. It’s the second fire-related trip they’ve taken. In June, they visited several CalFire operations in the county.


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