Forest Legacy Application Process
The Forest Legacy Program does a competitive ranking on potential projects. Nevada is allowed to submit 3 projects for each federal fiscal year. The next project consideration is for Federal Fiscal Year 2015.
Approximate time line for all projects for consideration for Federal Fiscal Year 2015
March 2013 – all project proposals submitted to Nevada Division of Forestry
April 2013 All projects ranked by the State Forest Stewardship Committee
Summer 2013- Project ranking announced and data is gathered and entered into the U.S. Forest Service- Forest Legacy Database
November 2013- All states projects proposals are gathered for regional ranking
December 2013- Projects from the western states are ranked regionally
January 2014- Projects are ranked nationally
Once the list for rankings of projects and the budget for the Forest Legacy program announced in the Federal Budget then the number of projects that can be funded will be known.