Category: Fire

Orwellian “Restoration”

From every corner of the universe it seems one hears how we need to “thin” forests to “restore” them to some preconceived ideal. That sounds nice. How could anyone disagree with that? There’s plenty to disagree with. The forest thinning paradigm is based on… Continue Reading “Orwellian “Restoration””

Forest Fires in the Hills of Orange County?

Misinformation about California Wildfiresfrom those who should know better As non-native grasslands and low-growing California sage scrub were being consumed by fires in Orange County this week, in areas that had burned a decade before, USA Today provided a solution – we need to… Continue Reading “Forest Fires in the Hills of Orange County?”