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Marin-07:  FIRESafe MARIN Chipper Program 

Project Information

PG&E Project number

Marin-07

Type of Project

Chipper Program

Location

Various

Size of the project

N/A

Proximity to PG&E Equipment

Varies - residential and roadways, 0’-1000’

Project Award

$27,000

Project Description and Fuel Reduction Strategies  

FIRESafe MARIN conducted a countywide chipper program with funds allocated from Grant Marin-07 between June and October, 2016.  Chipper days and vegetation disposal projects were conducted on the following dates and communities:

Date(s)

Location

Partners

Cost/Comments

7/16

Throckmorton Ridge, Unincorporated Mill Valley

Marin County Fire Dept

$1235. Forster & Kroeger. Paid contractor directly.

7/11, 7/12, 7/13

Los Ranchitos, San Rafael

Los Ranchitos Neighborhood Association

$4000.  Febronio Tree Service.  Paid contractor directly.

6/5, 9/7, 9/8, 10/1

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District, Sleepy Hollow Homes Association

$275, $612, $1492 (of $6275).  Paid contractors directly, reimbursed SHFPD.

8/6, 8/13, 9/10, 9/24

Fairfax

Town of Fairfax

$1848, $1978, $3000, $3000.  Youth2Work and The Tree Man,  reimbursed Town.

8/9, 8/10, 8/11, 8/16

Bolinas

Bolinas Fire Protection District

$5360.  Work conducted by PACIFIC SLOPE TREE COOPERATIVE, INC., Reimbursed BFPD.

9/17

Pacheco Valle, Novato

Pacheco Valle Firewise Committee

$1400.  Vaca Landscape & Construction.  Paid contractor directly.

Project Map

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Figure 1: Map of the locations of Marin-07 PG&E Grant funded chipper days and vegetation disposal projects in 2016.

View Detailed Map Online: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1t2uCDMjtLwVzlvvV0ZK8qiomo_o&usp=sharing

Project Photography

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