News

Date
August 03 2022

Registration Open for Webinars on Community Wildfire Defense Grants

The Community Wildfire Defense Grant is a new federal program, funded through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Prospective applicants can now register for informational webinars about the Grant.

Date
July 20 2022

Nevada Division of Forestry Partners with Rutledge Airborne Applications to Enhance Wildland Firefighting Capabilities

The Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) is excited to announce it has partnered with Rutledge Airborne Applications to provide critical air support for wildland firefighting throughout Nevada. This three-year partnership contract significantly increases fire response capabilities by utilizing state-of-the-art single engine air tankers (SEATs).  

Date
July 05 2022

NDF Transfers Wildfire Engine to Reno-Tahoe Airport Fire Department

The Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) transferred ownership of a Type III wildfire engine to the Reno-Tahoe Airport Fire Department, as part of NDF’s ongoing efforts to support firefighting capabilities among partner agencies throughout the state.

Date
June 30 2022

Fire Restrictions Enacted for Western Region State Parks in Nevada

Nevada Division of Forestry's State Forester/Firewarden will impose the following fire restrictions for all State Lands, Nevada State Park and Recreation Areas listed herein -- Spooner Lake and Backcountry, Sand Harbor, Van Sickle, Cave Rock, Washoe Lake, Mormon Station, Lahontan Lake, Buckland Station, Walker River, Dayton, Fort Churchill, and Rye Patch State Parks -- pursuant to NRS 472.040, 472.510, 472.520 and 407.0475. Fire restrictions will be effective at 12:01 a.m., July 1, 2022 and will remain in effect until rescinded.

Date
June 29 2022

Fire Restrictions Enacted for South Fork, Wildhorse, Cave Lake and Ward Charcoal Ovens State Parks and Recreation Areas

Nevada Division of Forestry's State Forester/Firewarden will impose the following fire restrictions for all State Lands, Nevada State Park and Recreation Areas listed herein -- South Fork, Wildhorse, Cave lake and Ward Charcoal Ovens State Parks, pursuant to NRS 472.040, 472.510, 472.520 and 407.0475. Fire restrictions will be effective at 12:01 a.m., June 29, 2022 and will remain in effect until rescinded.