Tag Archives: San Bernardino Mountains

Adventure Outpost Closes Its Doors in Big Bear

On September 8, 2013, the Southern California Mountains Foundation closed the Adventure Outpost Gift Shop in the Big Bear Discovery Center for good. The store shared space with Bill Knick’s Cafe, which closed on September 3. From the first day it opened, I have been a frequent visitor to the Adventure Outpost. I really didn’t […]

Prescribed Burn Planned Near Angelus Oaks April 8th, 2013

The Forest Service has scheduled a 120 acre burn starting as early as April 8, 2013 near Angelus Oaks as part of the Angelus Oaks Fuel Reduction project.  The burn is to take place near Forest Road 1N12 (north of Angelus Oaks), and smoke will be visible along State Route 38 (and, certainly, other part of the forest communities as […]

Fire? Don’t Panic! It’s Just the Winter Prescribed Fire Program!

Yep, it’s that time of year again when the Forest Service begins it’s winter prescribed burn program!  So those dark clouds along Highway 38, south of Big Bear Lake, near Green Valley Lake, and near  the various fire stations are probably nothing to be too concerned about. From the Forest Service: San Bernardino National Forest […]

Forest Care Enters Its Final Season

Forest Care is a program that has assisted more than 3,500 owners of forested property in the mountain communities of the San Bernardino National Forest to create healthier, greener, and more fire-safe forested areas since 2006. Forest Care, through their partners the National Forest Association and Cal Fire and working under a grant from the […]