President’s Column

Chris Kramer, MCFSC President   chris_kramer

This is an archive of the monthly “Fire and Forest” columns written by MCFSC Presidents and Board Members and published in the Idyllwild Town Crier.

Defensible Space and Grants – May 2016

How Wildfire Spreads and Threatens Homes – April 2016

Protecting Your Deck from Fire Protects the House – March 2016

The Epitome of Volunteerism – Woodies – February 2016

Fire Prevention is Year Round – December 2015

Lessons From 2015 Fire Season – November 2015

Thoughts about Fire Abatement and Drought – September 2015

Rainfall is Unpredictable; Fire Abatement is constant – August 2015

How Do We Compare to Other Forest Areas? – July 2015

Buy Local Firewood — Keep Pests off the Hill – May 2015

Fire Abatement Protects Your Home – April 2015

Fire Abatement Helps All – March 2015

MCFSC Changes – February 2015

Hot Button Issues and the Code Committee – January 2015

Many Thanks to Boards – December 2014

GSOB Growth and Response – November 2014

Learning From Public Health – October 2014

More Safe Roofs; Promising New Code – September 2014

Fire Adapted Communities – August 2014

A Great Meeting, A Note on Hardening – July 2014

Need Public on GSOB – June 2014

Weather Obstructs; Town Hall Meeting Coming – May 2014

Fire Safety Muster; Climate Change – April 2014

Feds Move to Fix Funding But Homeowners Still Key – March 2014

Public Safety and Caution – February 2014

A Year in Review – January 2014

Winter Fire Safety – December 2013

Roof Replacement Going Well – November 2013

Hardening Homes As a Solution – October 2013

Renewing Commitment; Evacuation Win – September 2013

Lessons – August 2013Fire Season Here/Prevention Setback – July 2013

Greenwood Award, GSOB Training and Goodbye to a Friend – June 2013

Fire Codes and the End of Our Grant – May 2013

Australian Warnings – April 2013

A Future to Aim For – March 2013

The Threat to Our Oaks – February 2013

Some Thoughts on the Year – January 2013