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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

Watching Ferns in the Redwoods for Signs of Climate Change

September 15, 2017

The sword fern, one of the most common redwood forest plants, has become prominent in my life over the past few years. This is mostly due to the League’s Fern Watch project, which monitors the health of sword ferns throughout the redwood range. Even though these ferns are common, little is known about their ecology and how they respond to climatic change.

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Pleasant Surprises at Portola Redwoods State Park

September 14, 2017

Whenever we decide to go hiking, we always do research to find out a bit about the park first. Just little things such as location, how long it will take us to get there, accessibility, and, of course, what the weather will be like. In doing so, we will often come across interesting facts such as trees of some notoriety, but our number one criterion is the variety of trails because it does no good to go to a park if there are no trails suitable for me to hike. For these reasons, Portola Redwoods State Park fit our criteria.

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