Tag Archives: Wildfire

Federal charges likely in Rim Fire

A deer hunter — not pot growers, as some politicians with an agenda publicly stated — started the Rim Fire that burned through over 237,341 acres of land in the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park before firefighters finally got the upper hand.  The 402 square mile fire blazed through more than $127 million of […]

Help California National Forests Recover

What happens after a forest fire like the HUGE Rim Fire burning near Yosemite? Vance Russell, the National Forest Foundation’s Director of Programs for California has sent out an email to everyone who, I guess, supports the National Forest Foundation, and I thought now might be a good time to share it with you: As I write this morning […]

Environmentalism, Budget Cuts to blame for Rim Fire

As the Rim fire continues to burn closer and into Yosemite, nobody seems to want to point out why this fire is burning so well, or so fast. The answer is environmentalism, and budget cuts that have prohibited proper forest conservation. Environmentalism is the idiotic belief that man knows what’s best for the forest, and […]

Rim Fire destroys Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp

From Sierra News Online: TUOLUMNE COUNTY – Families who have been camping at the Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp for years gathered yesterday to mourn the loss of the camp, which was consumed by the Rim Fire on Sunday. The fire has now grown to 179,481 acres with 20% containment, and U.S. Forest Service officials confirmed […]