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Grant funds are currently available for projects that reduce erosion and water quality concerns in 2017 fire-impacted areas of Sonoma County. Thank you for filling out this inquiry form. One of our project managers will contact you following the closing of this Landowner Inquiry Form on September 6th. 

Potentially fundable projects include:
Replacement of burned culverts
Unsurfaced Road improvements (ditch relief culverts, road reshaping/outsloping, rolling dips)
Removal of invasive plants and revegetating with native plants along burned riparian areas
Streambank stabilization
Upland gully or headcut repair
Revegetating sensitive/erosion-prone areas
Cross-fence replacement
Installation of livestock riparian fencing

Who is eligible?
Anyone’s whose property was impacted by the 2017 Nuns and Tubbs fires. See map on the right as a reference.

What projects qualify?
Projects that implement conservation practices that reduce potential non-point sources of pollution (erosion, stormwater runoff, chemical contaminant runoff) into associated waterways.

Cost Share Requirement
Cost share (typically 15% of project cost) can be waived for fire-impacted properties.

How do I apply for funding?
Please fill out an inquiry form and request an initial site visit with RCD staff. Landowner Inquiry Form can be found below!

How do I get selected for funding?
High priority projects will receive funding. A technical advisory committee (TAC) reviews all applications and then ranks them using a grant specific selection criteria. This will require a site visit this fall/winter.

Please contact us by September 6, 2019 to be considered for this funding. Construction will occur in summer of 2020 and 2021.

Funding for this project has been provided in full or in part by the USEPA and the State Water Board under the Federal Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program (CWA Section 319).

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* 1. Please fill out the below 

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* 2. APN (If known):

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* 3. Please select which project type interests you:

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* 4. Please provide a short description of your concerns or needs on the property, related to fire impacts (include potential costs, if known):

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