Revoking the Cleveland National Forest’s Death Sentence

A little over 20 years ago, San Diego voters helped pass the Forest Conservation Initiative, which made protecting critical natural habitats a priority. Now, with the effects of a changing climate and a growing population, advocates say the need to protect local forests is greater than ever. Jack Shu, president of the Cleveland National Forest…

Should More Development Be Allowed In Cleveland National Forest?

A proposal to allow more development on private lands within the Cleveland National Forest has split the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. The new plan would replace the Forest Conservation Initiative, passed by voters in 1993. That initiative, which has now expired, allowed one house per 40 acres on private land within the forest…