Category: Misconceptions

A Plea to the Fire Service: No third time

We all want to prevent another loss of firefighters like the 19 young men┬ákilled during the Yarnell Fire in Arizona. And like the 5 killed┬áduring the 2006 Esperanza Fire. How? Change the objective. Protect lives (including firefighters) and property rather than attempt to stop… Continue Reading “A Plea to the Fire Service: No third time”

Correcting some misconceptions

In light of some of the commentary regarding the recent effort by the USFS to plant trees within the Station Fire scar, I wanted offer some information regarding the history and ecology of the Angeles National Forest. NOT A FOREST Calling the Angeles National… Continue Reading “Correcting some misconceptions”