Friends of Fire Mountain

Protect, Preserve, and Improve Fire Mountain


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Arbor Day Celebration to Take Place at Buddy Todd Park

The City of Oceanside will be hosting an Arbor Day Ceremony and Environmental Resource Fair on Thursday, September 12th from 10am-2pm at Buddy Todd Park. Students from Mira Costa College and Ocean Shores High School will be planting over a dozen trees to beautify the park and it looks like there will be plenty of booths for the environmental resource fair.

The fact that it’s on a Thursday at 10am might make it difficult for working folks and children to attend, so be sure to plant a tree on your own time!

– See more at: http://www.visitoceanside.org


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A Rad Way to End 2008

Yep, I said rad. Some of our Fire Mountain  locals helped plan the new MLK skatepark (as well as the two others going in at a later date) and we are psyched to have a new spot for the young-uns (and old dudes) to shred.

Oceanside is starting to plan for the future of our young people and we all appreciate that. Let’s keep it rolling!


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Fire Mountain Resevoir Update

Here’s the latest information on the Fire Mountain Reservoir Reserve (which we used to call the Fire Mountain Water Tower Park).

On May 13th, several Friends of Fire Mountain met with City Staff and Councilman Chavez to report the results of our survey. Of the 400 surveys distributed, we received 97 responses and of these, 89% were positive (and two of the negatives wanted ONLY a dog park, no people park).  In order of popularity, here are the most-wanted features:

  1. Nature walk/jogging Trail
  2. Childrens’ playground
  3. Picnic area
  4. Open play fields
  5. Dog Park

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