Biden-Harris Administration Invests $1.2 Million in Financial Assistance To Reduce Wildfire Risk, Increase Awareness in New Mexico

New Mexico State Office was just granted a new financial assistance agreement to New Mexico Counties for community wildfire risk reduction, planning, and outreach by the Bureau of Land Development.

According to the Bureau of Land Development,

Projects in the award include: 

  • The New Mexico Wildfire Risk Reduction Grant Program, which offers annual grants for hazardous fuels reduction, community wildfire protection plans, and education/outreach activities. Those eligible include county governments or municipalities, non-profits, statutorily recognized political subdivisions, or a Native American Tribe working on behalf of one or more communities at risk from wildfires. Funding level: $571,000.

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