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.
This article hits home. This is exactly why Hills For Everyone has been fighting projects in the hills in known wildfire corridors, including Madrona and Esperanza Hills. How much risk is one community supposed to take on and at what … Read More
Homes built to better standards can withstand fires better. However, even when they are built to better standards, the question remains: should we be putting people in harm’s way? It is a planning issue at the heart of the matter. … Read More
Rick Halsey with the California Chaparral Institute writes a great OpEd on California wildfires. “As we do with earthquakes and floods, our goal should be to reduce the damage when wildfires arrive, not pretend we can prevent them from happening … Read More
Most cities surrounding Chino Hills State Park do not allow fireworks and neither does the Park. The weeks before and after the Fourth of July have the most incidents of illegal fireworks starting fires in the Park. Please report any … Read More
There have been multiple fires in July caused by a variety of things. Here is a short recap of the local fires, some of which burned in the Wildlife Corridor, while others were nearby. July 2, 2015 Loma Ridge near … Read More