Washington Hill Fire Coalition

 Welcome to the Washington/Hill Neighborhood Fire Coalition in Grass Valley California.

To fill out a quick survey and catch up on Nevada County objectives, visit Preparing for the Future at Ready Nevada County

neighborhood social

Appetizers and Beverages will be provided

May 13th,  3 - 5 pm
444 Washington St

Time to reconnect and meet new neighbors after a long winter. Join us at Rosemarie's beautiful patio.

Residential Green Waste Disposal 2023

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County, in partnership with the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services and CAL FIRE, is hosting FREE self-service green waste disposal, and wood chip pick-up. As storm recovery continues, residents are encouraged to take advantage of this popular program. Defensible space guidance can be found here https://www.areyoufiresafe.com/ready/defensible-space

April 9, 10, 23, 24
May 14, 15, 28, 29
June 11, 12, 25, 26

12625 Brunswick Rd
Grass Valley, CA
8 am - 3 pm

Acceptable green waste: biomass consisting of all tree and plant trimmings, weeds, leaves, branches, and pine needles. 

Unacceptable items: Scotch broom, poison oak, Himalayan blackberry, items with a diameter greater than 28 inches, tree stumps, and root balls. Absolutely no household waste or trash.

This is a community-wide effort. Please monitor what is being loaded for drop-off and be willing to share your Nevada County residential address. 

Funding for this project was provided by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s Fire Prevention Program as part of the California Climate Investments Program.

Nevada County Chipping-Green Waste-Firewood Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing GHG emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment– particularly in disadvantaged communities. The Cap-and-Trade program also creates a financial incentive for industries to invest in clean technologies and develop innovative ways to reduce pollution. California Climate Investments projects include affordable housing, renewable energy, public transportation, zero-emission vehicles, environmental restoration, more sustainable agriculture, recycling, and much more. At least 35 percent of these investments are located within and benefiting residents of disadvantaged communities, low-income communities, and low-income households across California. For more information, visit the California Climate Investments website.