Hills For Everyone was honored to have Melanie Schlotterbeck present to the Rotary Club of Brea on the wildfires in Chino Hills State Park. Thanks for the invitation and the opportunity to share our wildfire study.
If you are interested in the Esperanza Hills fight… you can support the effort by going to the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday at 1:30 PM–in red of course. Read the Voice of OC Opinion Editorial from Protect Our … Read More
Let us not forget the significance of November 15, 2008. Eight years ago today the Freeway Complex Fire raced through four counties and burned over 30,000 acres right here where we all live. Ninety-five percent of Chino Hills State Park … Read More
The OC Register printed a great article on why building at the Wildland-Urban Interface is NOT a great idea. It turns out, from this UCI published report, that Santa Ana Wind driven fires cause more damage (80% of the $3.1 billion … Read More
The three largest fires from the Hills For Everyone Fire Study include: Green River Fire – 41,285 acres (November 1948) Paseo Grande Fire – 39,872 acres (October 1967) Freeway Complex Fire – 30,306 acres (November 2008) Download the Largest Fires … Read More
On November 15, 2008 two fires started on opposite ends of the hills about two hours apart. The first fire ignited near the 91 Freeway on the eastern side of the hills in Corona by an automobile exhaust catching dry brush on … Read More
Learn how Hills For Everyone, the Carbon Canyon Fire Safe Council, and Santa Ana Watershed Association (among others) took advantage of the devastating Freeway Complex Fire to rid Carbon Creek of the invasive, non-native and highly flammable “giant reed” called … Read More