Greenville Creek Biomass

The project would provide for biomass harvesting to be conducted on approximately 1;350 acres of private forestland that is adjacent to a recently funded pond and plug project on Greenville Creek which flows into Mountain Meadows Reservoir. This project will be designed to enhance this work by reducing the density of small understory trees; which will reduce the amount of evapotranspiration and canopy interception providing for increased infiltration into the soil. The project will also reduce fuel levels on the northern slopes of Keddie Ridge reducing the risk of catastrophic wildfire in that area protecting resources such as Deerheart and Homer Lakes. The project can be conducted in phases over a time period of 1 to 5 years.
Sponsoring Agency
W.M. Beaty & Associates
Primary Contact
Ryan Hilburn
Contact Email
Project Number
Matching Funds
None listed
Total Cost
DAC Benefit
DWR Resource Management Strategies
Ecosystem restoration, Forest management, Watershed management
Project Objectives
Encourage municipal service providers to participate in regional water management actions, Protect, restore, and enhance the quality of surface and groundwater resources, Reduce potential for catastrophic wildland fires in the region, Restore natural hydrologic functions
Project Status
Final Design
Potential Benefits
Assist the region in adapting to effects of climate change, Disadvantaged Communities, Generation or reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (e.g. green technology)
Project Owner

To the owner of Greenville Creek Biomass

1 resource

  • UF-10 1 file Added 27 Aug 2016 Greenville Creek biomass