Category Archives: Misconceptions

Cal Fire and Governor Newsom Ignore the Most Devastating Wildfires

Governor Newsom’s Executive Order to waive environmental protection laws for a large number of Cal Fire’s habitat clearance and logging operations ignores science, dismisses the lessons of the 2017 and 2018 wildfires, and is following the pattern President Trump has … Continue reading

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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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Fire Misconceptions on the Radio

Dear Ms. Madeleine Brand, Thank you for addressing the wildfire crisis in your December 14th Press Play radio show. You asked some excellent questions. In particular, when a couple of your guests advocated for prescribed fire as a way to prevent another devastating … Continue reading

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