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Native Plants are Flammable Too

Three of the most flammable plants in California landscapes are bay laurels, coyote brush, and chamise – all native. An evenhanded presentation of fire hazard ratings for all plants that does not downplay the danger of native plants or exaggerate … Continue reading

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Natural Areas Plan: SFFA comments on the DEIR (Pt 7: False “Fire Hazard” Assumptions)

One of the most problematic assumptions in the Significant Natural Resource Area Managment Plan (SNRAMP – Sin-ramp) is that the eucalyptus forests are a fire hazard, and that thinning/ felling them, removing the existing understory, and substituting native plants will … Continue reading

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