Claire Schlotterbeck, Hills For Everyone Executive Director attended the Orange County Coastkeeper’s fire workshop at Cal State Fullerton. She relayed what she has done to protect her own home from wildfire embers. Read the Daily Titan article.
Halloween, Hikes, and Planning Workshops! The latest Hills For Everyone e-newsletter focuses on three topics:1. A Halloween tip to protect wildlife and an event in Carbon Canyon.2. The Puente-Chino Hills Task Force 2019-2020 Hiking Schedule is released with a hike … Read More
The Champion Newspapers just printed a story on our Wildfire Study. Our consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck was interviewed for the article. In light of the recent fires, everyone should take proactive actions to make their homes safer. Consider installing ember proof … Read More
Both Claire Schlotterbeck and Melanie Schlotterbeck were interviewed for this OC Register article featuring Hills For Everyone’s recent Wildfire Study. On days like today, it is a good reminder to take important precautionary steps to reduce fire risks near your … Read More
Trees are really important because they provide oxygen for us to breathe. They also remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The shade they create helps reduce heat and they reduce runoff by absorbing rain water. So, if you have a … Read More
Our wildfire study confirms what is reported here, that humans cause most fires. And, vegetation thinning doesn’t solve the problem. Additionally, “[y]ou realize, it was embers that started some of the homes on fire, and then the homes themselves generated … Read More
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has determined that one in four birds have disappeared due to habitat loss and pesticide use in the last 50 years. Birds are essential to the success of any ecosystem because they help spread seeds … Read More