Fire Management: Recovery Act Projects
Funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has been provided to thin fire-prone stands of vegetation at various locations in Point Reyes National Seashore and Golden Gate National Recreation Area. This series of projects is designed to enhance wildfire protection for neighboring communities and park structures.
Smaller non-native eucalyptus trees, 18 inches in diameter and less, and dead woody material resulting from Sudden Oak Death are being removed to reduce hazardous fuel.
See also Recovery Act fuel reduction projects at Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Did You Know?
The Point Reyes Lighthouse was completed in 1870, 16 years after Congress initially appropriated funds for its construction. It still stands in its original location, having weathered over 140 years at what is considered to be the windiest, foggiest location on the US west coast. More...