Tennessee Forestry Offers Wildland Fire Protection Grants

Applications for the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant open Aug. 1, 2020 and close Sept. 4, 2020.

 

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is administering grants to help communities protect their homes from wildland fires.

The federal grants offer up to $20,000 for communities to implement wildfire hazard mitigation, prevention, and community education projects, according to a news release. Applicants must develop a Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

In 2019, 16 communities received Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants totaling $110,000. These communities worked to minimize the need for extensive protection actions and to safely accept wildland fires as part of the surrounding landscape.

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Applications for the 2020 grants will be accepted through Sept. 4. DETAILS

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Applications for the Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant open Aug. 1, 2020 and close Sept. 4, 2020.     NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is administering grants to help communities protect their homes from wildland fires. The federal grants offer up to $20,000 for communities to implement wildfire hazard […]

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