Current Projects

Currently the Council is working on a variety of projects an programs  that focus on many local concerns.

fuel-reduc4Our projects are geared towards; Economic Developmnet, Community Education, Ag/Nature Tourism, Watershed Health, Tribal and Refugee Outreach, Fire Hazard Reduction and Biomass Utilization.

  • Upper Chiquito Creek Meadow Restoration – Sierra National Forest
  • Long Ridge Allotment Rangeland Improvements Project – Sierra National Forest
  • Willow Creek Watershed Restoration Planning Project – Sierra National Forest
  • Yosemite West Fuel Reduction and Community Chipping - Mariposa
  • CHIP: Community Housing Improvement Program 2015 – Fresno, Madera, Mariposa
  • Public Lands Clean-Up Project – Madera
  • PG&E Fire Prevention Education Program 2015 – All counties
  • PG&E Fuel Reduction 2015 – Fresno, Madera, Mariposa


Not only does Y/S RC&D Council take the lead as a project manager or fiscal sponsor, but we also act as supporting partners on other projects

  • Sierra Institute: Rural Community Development Initiative
  • The Watershed Research and Training Center: Construction of North Fork Bioenergy Facility and Research on Forest Biomass Utilization (EPIC grant)


View Past Projects.