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Southern California Mountains Foundation


Support your favorite Fire Lookout. You will help keep all seven historic lookouts maintained and staffed, and receive an attractive program decal to show your support.

Support Tiers

$25: Decal and a certificate noting your adopted lookout.

$50: The above plus a detailed history of your lookout.
$100: All of the above plus an 8x10 color photo of your lookout.
$500: All of the above plus a private tour of your lookout
$1000 +: Your name on a special recognition plaque in the lookout and all of the above.

For more information, please contact the Lookout Host Program Coordinator, Pam Morey at  or call (909) 225-1025.

We appreciate your support!

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Volunteer

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Fire Lookout Hosts greet visitors, explain the role of lookouts in the history of our local mountains, and share information about the forest ecosystem. Their mission is to preserve the lookouts, increase public awareness, and inspire visitors to conserve and care for public lands.

Participants must agree to two four-hour shifts once a month, May through November, and complete a Fire Lookout Host Interest Survey and mandatory training. Only one orientation and training session is conducted each year in April, at the beginning of the new fire season.

If you'd like to learn more about our program:

Click here for details about the Lookout Host Training Program

Click here for Volunteer Expectations

Upcoming Fire Lookout Host Training Dates 2019:

Supervisors Office (SO) 602 South Tippecanoe Ave. San Bernardino, CA

April 15, 2019 Orientation 6:30-8:30 pm

April 20, 2019 Orientation 10:00 am-12 pm

April 20, 2019 Interpretation/Natural History 1:00-4:00 pm

April 22, 2019 Interpretation/Natural History 6:30-9:30 pm

May 4, 2019 Operations 9:00 am-4:00 pm (Bring a lunch)

Keenwild (San Jacinto) 28500 Highway 243 Mountain Center

April 13, 2019 Orientation 10:00 am-12 pm

April 13, 2019 Interpretation/Natural History 1:00-4:00 pm

April 27 Operations 9:00 am-4:00 pm (Bring a lunch)

Skyforest Work Center 28104 Highway 18 Skyforest, CA

April 23, 2019 Orientation 6:30-8:30 pm

April 30, 2019 Interpretation/Natural History 6:30-9:30 pm

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Reconnect Sessions for Returning Hosts

Welcome Back Fire Lookout Hosts!

Here are our 2019 Reconnect Session Dates

Keenwild Station (San Jacinto)

April 14, 2019- 12:00-3:00 pm

April 25, 2019 - 6:30-9:30 pm

Skyforest Work Station

April 16, 2019 - 6:30-9:30 pm

Supervisors Office (S.O.)

April 18, 2019 - 6:30-9:30 pm

April 28, 2019 - 12:00-3:00 pm

Big Bear Discovery Center

May 5, 2019 12:00-3:00 pm

For more information and answers to your questions, please contact Program Coordinators George and Pam Morey at (909) 225-1025 or .

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