Hazardous Fuels Management

Agency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Funding Amount$514,000,000.00
Bureau Name Forest Service
Funding Mechanism Direct Federal Spending
New? No
Funding Mechanism Direct Federal Spending

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients Forest Service Funding
Program Description The Hazardous Fuels program prioritizes treating areas with high potential for damaging wildfires within the wildland-urban interface using a scenario planning tool to identify areas where there is high and very high wildfire hazard potential adjacent to communities. Working with community partners across boundaries allows the agency to leverage resources and work efficiently to reduce wildfire risk while creating resilient landscapes and encouraging fire-adapted communities.
Eligible Uses Projects that mitigate wildfire risk on hazardous fuels in high priority and high-risk areas around the Nation.
Statutory Location 40803
Federal Cost Share Requirement No non-Federal cost share required