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Since 1918, the League has protected nearly 200,000 acres
of forest and helped create 66 redwood parks and preserves.

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Donors like you have enabled the League to protect nearly 200,000 acres in more than 60 parks and reserves along a 450-mile coastal strip.

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Thanks to our members, the League has supported restoration work such as tree thinning and planting and removal of pavement and invasive species on more than 4,000 acres of redwood forest.

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Since 1999 our Education Grants Program has helped bring more than 69,000 children to redwood forests.

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Giant Thoughts Blog

A Scenic Drive through the Avenue of the Giants

May 18, 2017

My husband and I are constantly seeking new experiences to enjoy together, so we decided to take a long weekend to explore Eureka, in northern California. Even though we were in the midst of a weeks-long deluge with dams straining against their impediments, we were not to be deterred. We were even more determined when we learned that Eureka has a huge number of Victorian homes, which happen to be another one of our fascinations. When we mentioned to one of our friends that we were going to be exploring the redwoods and the Victorians in the Eureka area, she told us that we couldn’t miss the Avenue of the Giants or the Carson Mansion.

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150 Years of Saving the Giant Sequoia

May 12, 2017

The effort to save the giant sequoia groves of California began over 150 years ago. We were recently reminded that job is never done. In April, President Donald Trump issued an executive order calling for the review of all national monument designations occurring after January 1, 1996, where the monument exceeds 100,000 acres. Shortly after, the Department of the Interior confirmed that Giant Sequoia National Monument is on that list along with 26 others.

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Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Forest

Giant Sequoia National Monument showcases nearly half of the giant sequoia groves in the entire world.