Category Archives: Climate Change
We’ve sent an important letter today (with 12 recommendations) to Governor Brown regarding his recent Executive Order on fire. The basic problem is that the order focuses on forests, many miles away from where wildfires threaten us most. It makes … Continue reading
The beauty and magic of the chaparral ecosystem is dependent on long fire return intervals. If fires occur more frequently than once every 30 years, the chaparral’s rich biodiversity is lost. It saddens us to learn there remains resistance to … Continue reading
A Plea to Governor Brown. Please think differently so you can help protect us from fire, mudslides, landslides, flood, and drought.
After wandering through the Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens, one is struck by the huge boulders scattered about. Where did they come from? It shouldn’t be a mystery. The Garden is within a creek bed, right below a steep mountain range. … Continue reading