“Celebrate Your Love” of Nature at the Discovery Center

Fawnskin, CA, February 4, 2014 - The Southern California Mountains Foundation is presenting a "Celebrate Your Love" Benefit for the Discovery Center this Saturday, February 8th, at the Discovery Center, as a culmination of their holiday fund raising campaign to raise the $25,000 needed to continue the high level of service, programming and … [Read more...]

Forest Visitors to be Surveyed on Activities and Satisfaction

Big Bear Valley, CA, October 4, 2013 - Federal furloughs notwithstanding, the San Bernardino National Forest will be participating in a one-year visitor survey called the National Visitor Use Monitoring (NVUM). This survey process, done in partnership with the University of California at San Marcos, will be conducted  through September 30, … [Read more...]

Prescribed Burn Near Angelus Oaks Resumes

Angelus Oaks, CA, April 11, 2013 - According to the Forest Service a prescribed burn will take place today in the area just north of Angelus Oaks. Smoke will be visible in the area. … [Read more...]

Prescribed Fire Near Angelus Oaks Delayed To Wednesday

Angelus Oaks, CA, April 9, 2013 - The prescribed fire planned for Tuesday near Angelus Oaks has been delayed to Wednesday April 10 due to unfavorable conditions. Firefighters will continue to assess the weather and resources before starting the burn project. … [Read more...]

US Forest Service Prescribed Burn

Seven Oaks, CA, March 26, 2013 - Smoke may be visible today (Tuesday, March 26) near Glass Road and Highway 38 near Seven Oaks. The US Forest service wants the public to know that a prescribed burn will be taking place today, so you may see smoke in the area. … [Read more...]

Pile Burning Today

Seven Oaks, CA, March 20, 2013 - Smoke may be visible today (Wednesday, March 20) near Glass Road and Highway 38. The US Forest service wants the public to know that pile and debris burning will take place today, so you may see smoke in the area. … [Read more...]

Pile Burn Near Sugarloaf Planned For Today

Sugarloaf, CA, March 12, 2013 - The US Forest Service will burn slash and debris piles along State Route 38 near Sugarloaf today, weather and conditions permitting. Smoke will be visible to motorists and the area. This is part of the on-going South Big Bear Fuels Reduction Project. … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Volunteers Needed To Count Bald Eagles – Cancelled

UPDATE: Big Bear Lake, CA, March 8, 2013 -  Due to snow and road conditions in the mountains, the bald eagle counts at Big Bear Lake, Lake Hemet, Lake Gregory, and Lake Arrowhead have been cancelled for Saturday March 9th. ORIGINAL STORY: Big Bear Lake, CA, March 6, 2013 – Volunteers are needed to help the Forest Service count bald … [Read more...]

Discovery Center Seeks Volunteers

Fawnskin, CA, February 9, 2013 - The Big Bear Discovery Center is looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals who want to make a positive difference in the San Bernardino National Forest.  Here’s an opportunity for local residents or second homeowners who want to give back to their community, utilize their skills, meet interesting people … [Read more...]

Smoke May Be Visible Near Fawnskin

Fawnskin, CA, January 29, 2013 - The U.S. Forest Service wants the public to know that scheduled pile burning is taking place today near the Fawnskin Ranger Station. As a result, smoke may be visible throughout Big Bear Valley, especially along the north shore of Big Bear Lake in the Fawnskin area. … [Read more...]