Raise your hand if you would like to be an experiment for Orange County Fire Authority to test out your life and home in a raging wildfire. What kind of non-sense is this? Read the OC Register article.
There are quite a few helpful tips for homeowners on how to harden your home, including suggestions on: roof tops, windows, vegetation, gutters, decks, chimneys, fencing, etc. Brush clearance helps, but hardening your home provides fewer places for embers to … Read More
Today we were at the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) focusing on a study of wildfire, water, wildlands, and policy. The study being worked on is just at the beginning and will take a few years to complete. We … Read More
We continue to work with Yorba Linda residents from Protect Our Homes and Hills on the Esperanza Hills project. Hills For Everyone consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck was recently interviewed for a KCET-TV program. It is scheduled to air on Tuesday, January … Read More
Fire scientists have been tracking wildfires in Southern California and have documented that when our coastal sage scrub and chaparral habitats burn too frequently–those habitats change. It’s called type conversion. For us, the habitats convert from our scrub/chaparral landscapes to … Read More
Join Chino Hills State Park and Hills For Everyone on Saturday, July 21st from 5:00-6:30 PM at the Rolling M Ranch Campfire Center. (NOTE: The date changed to due extreme heat forecasted for July 7th) Come learn “s’more”* about the … Read More
The recent local fires serve as a reminder of what it takes to defend properties in fire prone areas. Orange County has twice approved the Esperanza Hills project and residents with Protect Our Homes and Hills, under guidance from Hills … Read More