Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund Senior Low-income Fuels Reduction grant: $150,000
The Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund has awarded a grant of $150,000 to the UDRC for wildfire fuels reduction. The grant will provide up to $1000 for fuels reduction services for senior low-income homeowners in South Deschutes County.
Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund Fuels Reduction matching grant: $25,000
2016 – 2020, $5,000/year: Fuels reduction projects in UDRC neighborhoods.
BNSF Railway Fuels Reduction grant: $5,000
2017 – 2018: Fuels reduction projects in UDRC neighborhoods adjacent to BNSF railway property.
Healy Foundation: $2500
2018 fuels reduction projects in UDRC neighborhoods.
BNSF Railway Fish Tagging grant: $5,000
2015 – 2016: The Upper Deschutes River Coalition is supporting the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife’s Redband and native Trout radio and PIT tracking program for 2015 and 2016. The BNSF Railway grant of $5,000 was used to purchase 1,720 PIT tags which are used to track the movement Trout in rivers in Central Oregon.
US Forest Service Participating Agreement matching grant: $7500
2014 – 2018 (phase 1 completed): Cooperative agreement between the US Forest Service and Upper Deschutes River Coalition for planning and implementing fuels reduction projects in UDRC neighborhoods and adjacent USFS land.
2018 – 2020 (Phase 2): Community outreach and communications.
National Forest Foundation Benham Falls Trail Maintenance grant: $11,470
2014: Resurface trails, repaint vault toilets, repaint trail signs.