Category Archives: Forests

There is hope. While wildfire is inevitable, the destruction of our communities is not.

Here is the letter we just sent to California Governor Gavin Newsom. Dear Governor Newsom, Encouraged by the spirit of hope that your new administration brings to Sacramento, we urge you to take the lead in creating a new wildfire … Continue reading

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It’s about Flammable Homes, not forests

Here’s how to respond to those misleading posts claiming our recent fires are all about tree huggers preventing logging and a supposed fuel build up via past fire suppression. 1. Most of California’s most devastating fires were far from any … Continue reading

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The 2017 Wildfires – How We Think About Nature and Fire

After the massive 2017 firestorm that hit northern and southern California, it is important to take a look nature’s relationship to fire and how nature has been characterized in the wake of what has happened. For this discussion, we will … Continue reading

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