Category Archives: Habitat Clearance

Something is odd about Cal Fire’s state Tree Mortality maps

We examined a place near Santa Ysabel, off Highway 78 in San Diego County that we know well. What we found was disturbing. 1. Much of the area designated as having 40 – 15 dead trees per acre is either … Continue reading

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Greedy trees are taking all our water?

The anti-forest habitat crusade continues in order to promote more logging and support the impractical US Forest Service goal of attempting to create “drought and fire resistant” forests across the nation through “active” management. Joining the “over-clogged” forest hysteria, we … Continue reading

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Six Reasons Why We Challenged the Stanislaus National Forest in Court

“These forests were all different but, in one critical sense, they were all the same. They belonged to me, to my children, and to all the American people for today, tomorrow, and forever – unless somehow, we allow this incredible … Continue reading

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Silver Fire Defies Popular Beliefs About Wildfire

Silver Fire Defies Popular Beliefs About Wildfire by Burning Within the Deadly 2006 Esperanza Fire Scar According to conventional wisdom, the seven-year-old vegetation was not supposed to burn SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Defying the fundamental assumption underlying Cal Fire’s new … Continue reading

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Another Citizen’s Rights are Abused by Clearance Contractor

Another man could lose his property due to the predatory practices of the clearance contractor Fire Prevention Services Inc. (FPS) and the dismissive attitude of San Diego County Tax Collector Dan McAllister. The following is a letter to Cal Fire … Continue reading

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