Grant: $3,948,000 - Forest Service - Jul. 7, 2009

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Award Description: Funds hazardous fuels on public and private land withing the Municipality of Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Matanuska Susitna Borough and Chugach State Park. Funds also support Communinty Wildfire Protection Plan development and Firewise Education. Chugach State Park- Fuel reduction along both sides of the gas line that runs through Anchorage and the park. Fuels will be thinned, limbed, and dead and downed trees will be removed. A fuel break will be constructed between subdivisions and Chugach State park. Firewood will be made available to the public. 100 acres to be treated and 20 jobs. Anchorage Wildfire Mitigation - Firewise home assessments will be conducted and tree work will be prescribed to reduce fuel loading on provate property. Private tree companies to perfrom hazard tree tremoval work. Homeowners will be educated about Firewise princples. A hand crew will treat hazardous fuels on 75 acres of municipal and park landin the WUI. 22 jobs created. Kenai Peninsula Borough- Fuel reduction work to remove hazard trees along road corridors, reduce ground fuels on State park land, remove fuels from borough land adjacent to communities, reduce grass fuels in the WUI within CWPP areas and treat woody debris resultign from hazard fuel removal on private land. Approximately 230 jobs, 70 miles odf roads treated and 3600 acres. Matanuska- Susitna Borough- Community Firewisde Education Program including home assessments and Community Wildfire Protection Plan developement. Land owner cost share program for hazardous fuels removal on private land. 24 jobs and 200 acres.

Project Description: Agreements developed for local government pass through ARRA funding. Agreements awaiting final signatures.

Jobs Summary: 00 (Total jobs reported: 0)

Project Status: Not Started

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JUNEAU, AK 99801
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Dept of Natural Resources Financial Services
400 Willoughby Ave Suite 500
Juneau, AK 99801
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