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


  • Fire Safe Almanac – Clearing Fallen Leaves If you've gone walking under the redwoods on one of our recent misty moisty mornings, you've surely noticed how damp it is from the fog drip. Walk into ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2014, 11:12 AM by Joe Christy
  • Federal Funding for Fighting Wildfires The funding for suppressing nearly all large wildland fires in the US comes from the Federal government, specifically the US Forest Service [USFS]. Even though our 2009 Lockheed Fire was ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2014, 10:37 AM by Joe Christy
  • From the August 2014 Battle Mountain News Once Again: One Less Spark – One Less Wildfire With our third summer of drought breaking records, and 90% of wildfires in California caused by humans, this is a good time ...
    Posted Jul 24, 2014, 1:16 PM by Joe Christy
  • Some Thoughts on How the Proposed Burn Permit Fees Would Impact the Fire Safe Council  Our pile burns are considered prescribed burns, and the Air District does come out and look at the areas where we plan to burn ahead of time. When we ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2014, 11:56 AM by Joe Christy
  • July Public Hearings on Proposed Burn Permit Fees, Comments Sought This evening I got an email from the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District [MBUAPCD] asking for feedback on a proposal to charge cost-recovery fees for burn permits ...
    Posted Jul 7, 2014, 6:29 PM by Joe Christy
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