Nevada Post-wildfire Workshops
The Nevada Post-wildfire Workshops project focuses on educating resident across Nevada on the topic of flooding after a wildfire and associated hazards. Through this effort, the Nevada Flood After Fire Guide was developed and will be made publicly available on both the UNR Extension and Living With Fire program websites. Project staff presented on an introduction to flood after fire at the University of Nevada, Reno Extension Living with Fire virtual series and hosted a flood after fire workshop for Douglas County, Nevada residents. It also supported Nevada Flood Preparedness Week in November 2021 and is developing relevant outreach materials to reach residents across Nevada.
Nevada Flood Risk Education & Outreach (Virtual Focus)
The Nevada Flood Risk Education & Outreach (Virtual Focus) project will provide virtual flood risk education support for teachers, a virtual Watershed University webinar series for Nevada floodplain management professionals, as well as other virtual engagements. Promotion of High Water Mark Signage placement and awareness, along with other flood risk education opportunities will empower communities to develop their own communication tools by facilitating exchange of information between professionals and the public.
Floodplain Management Plan for South Fork Dam, Elko County
This project will create a Floodplain Management Plan (FMP) for South Fork Dam in Elko County to promote shared responsibility for flood risk management, support risk reduction, and effectively communicate flood risks. Creation of this FMP will help South Fork Dam to quality for potential grant funding, which is needed for rehabilitation of this high hazard dam.