Helping Your Range, Forest and Watershed

The mission of the Nevada Division of Forestry is to protect and enhance Nevada’s ecosystems and communities through natural resource stewardship and wildfire management.

Our Impact

2022 Plant Materials
Provided 669 lbs. of Seed
Produced 62,279 Plants
2022 Wildfires
Responded to 128 Fires
Over 59,000 Acres Burned
2022 Conservation Planning
3 Conservation Plans
on 29,877 Acres
2022 Acres Treated
6,554 Acres Treated
8 Mill. Insect & Disease Acres Surveyed
2022 Active Firewise® Sites
33 Active Firewise® USA Sites
83 Community Risk Assessments Completed
2022 Permits & Tags
17 Permits &
3,000 Tags Issued

2020 Forest, Range & Watershed Action Plan

The 2020 Forest, Range & Watershed Action Plan is intended to provide a shared vision for natural resource management and conservation in Nevada. The plan incorporates the existing “All Hands – All Lands” approach together with the recent Shared Stewardship Agreement...

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Fire Restrictions & Incidents

The Nevada Division of Forestry enacts fire restrictions on state lands, which includes the types of fire-related activities that are permitted given current conditions, as well as restriction exemptions and penalties for disobeying posted restrictions...

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Community Wildfire Defense Grant Program now Open

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Approximately $250 million in federal funding from the U.S. Forest Service is available through the 2023 Community Wildfire Defense Grant (CWDG).

News, Events and Meetings

April 19 2023

Nevada Division of Forestry to provide over $300,000 in grants to volunteer/rural fire departments for critical equipment and training

Approximately $330,000 in federal funding is now available for rural/volunteer fire departments serving small communities.

January 20 2023

Nevada receives historic $57 million in federal funding to reduce wildfire risks, restore wildlands in Elko County and across the Sierra Front

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced a $57.3 million investment in wildfire mitigation in Elko County and the Sierra Front.

December 30 2022

Grant Pre-proposal period now open

The Nevada Division of Forestry is now accepting preliminary proposals for the following competitive grants addressing wildfire prevention and mitigation, as well as habitat restoration in Nevada: