Author Archives: CA Chaparral Institute

Lawsuit filed to protect ten million acres of priceless habitat from being destroyed by Cal Fire

Agency ignores the wind-driven fires that cause the greatest loss of life and property  SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Fire safety experts and environmental protection advocates filed suit today (January 28, 2020) to block a state wide plan targeting a quarter … Continue reading

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Time to Choose Time and Reject the Forces that Steal it

I personally stopped posting on social media several months ago. Then I deleted Facebook from my phone. I also opened a new email account just for friends a while back, sending everything else to a locked box. I revived our … Continue reading

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They so Hate Shrubs

The hatred of rich understory native shrubs and delicate life forms that provide habitat for remarkable biodiversity runs deep in many. To them, anything that deviates from the mythological, park-like forest or open grassland is useless, ugly, dangerous. It must … Continue reading

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