Welcome to the Bonny Doon Fire Safe Council

Our Mission

To educate and mobilize the people of the Ben Lomond Mountain to protect their community, homes and environment from wildfire.

The Bonny Doon Fire Safe Council is a grass-roots, all volunteer organization aimed at raising awareness and taking action toward making Bonny Doon and the surrounding mountain communities fire adapted


  • A Lesson on Evacuation Learned from Valley Fire Last week I had the opportunity to watch a webinar with Linda Green, the incident commander on last September’s devastating Valley Fire in Lake County, on the Valley Fire ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2016, 12:50 PM by Joe Christy
  • Watching the Grass Grow in Our Swinging Weather The week April 17 to 23 this year saw some wild swings in temperature and humidity. Tuesday the temperature was up to around 80, the wind from the northeast, and ...
    Posted Apr 24, 2016, 3:48 PM by Joe Christy
  • Tending Our Stressed Out Trees Just before last Halloween, Governor Brown declared a State of Emergency around tree mortality and, working with the Department of Forestry and the Office of Emergency Services, convened a Tree ...
    Posted Mar 28, 2016, 1:15 PM by Joe Christy
  • Adapting Toward Resilience We are surrounded by wonderfully fire-resilient ecosystems. From the fuzzy green “pipecleaner” redwoods which lost all their branches and needles in the Lockheed Fire, to the beautiful succession of ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2016, 3:54 PM by Joe Christy
  • Fall Creek Truck Trail Project Renewed, Monitors Needed Last week we got the happy news that, through our CAL FIRE unit, we have 15 Ben Lomond Camp crew days to put toward completing the Fall Creek Truck Trail ...
    Posted Jan 31, 2016, 3:34 PM by Joe Christy
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Warrenella Shaded Fuel Break Tour, date TBA San Vicente Redwoods May 1, 2016 10am - approximately 2pm 
Board Meeting McDermott Station May 9, 2016 7 - 8:30 pm 
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