Category: Fire

Ecological Restoration a Core Objective for the Four Southern California National Forests

“There is an additional crisis taking place in our Southern California Forests as an unprecedented number of human-caused fires have increased fire frequency to the extent that fire-adapted chaparral can no longer survive and is being replaced with non-native annual grasses at an alarming… Continue Reading “Ecological Restoration a Core Objective for the Four Southern California National Forests”

Proper Land Planning Works to protect homes from wildfire

At the end of the Los Angeles Times article on May 4, 2013 concering the Springs Fire in the Santa¬†Monica Mountains, a telling revelation: land planning, not massive habitat clearance operations make the difference. “Both Dettorre and Lindberry said good urban planning was also… Continue Reading “Proper Land Planning Works to protect homes from wildfire”

The masticators are at it again

We just sent this to the US Forest Service¬†and wanted to keep you in the loop, which seems to be an endless one lately, playing over and over and over. But as you know, we are fighting to stop that replay. Dear USFS, We… Continue Reading “The masticators are at it again”