OES Updates

  1. Nevada County Awarded Funding for Woodpecker Ravine Shaded Fuel Break

    The $2.1 million award from CAL FIRE will support selective thinning in an area directly above the River Fire burn scar and flanked by two critical evacuation corridors – State Highway 49 to the east and State Highway 174 to the north. Learn More
  2. Free Residential Green Waste Events for Nevada County Residents in Truckee

    Heads up Nevada County residents in Truckee! Free residential green waste disposal is coming to the Truckee Rodeo Grounds – on May 20, June 4, and June 17, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Learn More
  3. What Are Your Priorities for Emergency Preparedness?

    Nevada County is asking residents what is most important to them around emergency preparedness and prioritizing critical resources required to prevent and respond to disasters. Data will also be used to better analyze gaps in resources and services. Learn More
  4. Ladris and Nevada County Partner to Provide Community Evacuation Simulator Tool

    Using Ladris’ Evacuation Pre-Planner tool, Nevada County’s emergency managers and law enforcement personnel can now simulate detailed models for evacuations, traffic times, and road congestion scenarios for wildfires or other disasters. Learn More
  5. Health, Safety, and Fire Preparedness Carnival

    Fire trucks, police cars and helicopters - oh my! Free family fun is to be had at the Health, Safety, and Fire Preparedness Carnival this Saturday, May 7th 11 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Rood Center. Learn More
  6. Nevada County Offers Free Storm Green Waste Disposal

    Nevada County offers free storm-related green waste disposal at 12625 Brunswick Rd, Grass Valley on March 11-13, March 25- 27, and April 8-10 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Learn More
  7. Firewood Available for Residents without Power

    Nevada County has firewood pick-up locations across Nevada City and Grass Valley to make firewood available to residents without power. Learn More
  8. County Opens Two Overflow Emergency Shelters Tonight, December 27th

    The County is opening two shelters in Nevada City at the Madelyn Helling Library Community Room and the lower level of the Nevada City Veterans Hall. The shelters open at 4:30 p.m. and will close at 7:30 a.m. Learn More
  9. Rain on the Way

    The National Weather Service Sacramento is predicting rain over the next week. To prepare, free sand and sandbags are available for pickup at four convenient locations. Learn More
  10. CAL FIRE Lifts Burn Suspension in Nevada, Yuba, & Placer Counties

    CAL FIRE in Nevada, Yuba, and Placer Counties has lifted the burn suspension. Cooler temperatures and winter weather mean open burning is a tool residents in unincorporated Nevada County may use to get rid of green waste. Learn More
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