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Press Coverage

2020

The Mercury News: Big Basin redwoods: Drone video shows extent of wildfire over famed state park (external Link)
November 2020

Los Angeles Times: Hundreds of towering giant sequoias killed by the Castle fire — a stunning loss (external Link)
November 2020

The Willits News: Peter Douglas Trail through Shady Dell candelabra redwood trees reopened (external Link)
October 2020

NBC Los Angeles: Party on for the Redwoods and Raise Funds for the Future: “Take Me to the Trees” is a virtual celebration, so join in from wherever you are and show support for Save the Redwoods League. Extra sweet: It’s free to join.
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September 2020

KCBS Radio: On-Air Interview with Save the Redwoods League President & CEO, Sam Hodder (Audio)
September 2020

San Francisco Chronicle: Why we need redwoods to fight climate change (external Link)
September 2020

NBC-LX: Inside the Battle to Protect Thousand-Year-Old Redwoods From the California Wildfires (external Link)
September 2020

NBC-LX: One Way to Prevent Massive Wildfires? Burning Forests Intentionally (Video)
September 2020

Slate: The Indigenous Tradition That Can Help California Avoid Some of Its Endless Wildfires–In Short: Fighting Fire With Fire (external Link)
September 2020

Grist: Meet the DIY firestarters trying to save California from itself (external Link)
September 2020

NBC Los Angeles: Map: More Than Two Dozen Major Wildfires Are Burning in California (external Link)
September 2020

La Stampa: Environment, Hispanics and Security: Trump and the Nodes of the Electoral Campaign (external Link)
September 2020

San Francisco Chronicle: Is climate change worsening California fires, or is it poor forest management? Both, experts say (external Link)
September 2020

Los Angeles Times: 150 million dead trees are fueling huge Sierra wildfires (external Link)
September 2020

Los Angeles Times : Column: There’s actually a word for the climate change-induced despair you’ve been feeling (external Link)
September 2020

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Big Basin Redwoods State Park caretakers see opportunity in fire’s destruction (external Link)
September 2020

The Mercury News: Big Basin: How California’s oldest state park might rebuild after devastating fire (external Link)
September 2020

KSBW 8: Big Basin Redwoods State Park not expected to open for at least a year (external Link)
September 2020

KPIX: Wildfire Damage at Big Basin State Park Extensive but Largest Redwoods Should Survive–Kiet Do’s tour of Big Basin (external Link)
September 2020

Slate: The Redwood Trees Will Be Just Fine (external Link)
September 2020

CapRadio: Wildfires In California Will ‘Continue To Get Worse,’ Climate Change Experts Explore Why (external Link)
September 2020

Green Queen: Yes, The Rise In Forest Fires & Climate Change Are Connected, No Matter What The Skeptics’ Say (external Link)
September 2020

CapRadio: Coastal Fog — Or The Lack Of It — Could Be A Wildfire Risk (external Link)
September 2020

EcoWatch: Western Wildfires Are a Boon for These Native Species (external Link)
September 2020

NPR: Wildfires Hit California’s Redwoods And Condors, But There’s Still Hope (external Link)
August 2020

The New York Times: ‘It’s hard to see your memories burn’: Loss from wildfires grows in California (external Link)
August 2020

Newsweek: California Wildfires Destroy More Than 60,000 Acres In Mojave National Preserve, Big Basin And Yosemite (external Link)
August 2020

The Press Democrat: Walbridge fire hits upper part of Armstrong Woods State Natural Reserve (external Link)
August 2020

KTVU Fox 2: California’s oldest state park, Big Basin, suffers extensive damage because of wildfire (external Link)
August 2020

The Mercury News: Exclusive look: Inside what is left of California’s historic Big Basin State Park in the heart of Bay Area wildfires (external Link)
August 2020

The Mercury News: Wildfire destroys historic buildings at Big Basin State Park, some redwoods have fallen (external Link)
August 2020

KMUD: Save the Redwoods Acquire Keystone Lost Coast Old Growth Forest (external Link)
August 2020

The Willits News: Save the Redwoods League protects Mendocino Redwoods along the Lost Coast (external Link)
July 2020

Scoop World: Report Finds Economic Benefits Of Protecting 30% Of Planet’s Land & Ocean Outweigh The Costs 5-to-1; Save the Redwoods League is now focusing on preserving and restoring forests that have been clearcut in the past 100 or so years, after studies showed these forests sequester more carbon, faster than any other forest in the world (external Link)
July 2020

Forbes: Try These Fun And Free Family Outdoor Activities In Your State (external Link)
July 2020

Nonprofit Pro: Remaining Relevant: Keeping Donors Engaged During a Crisis (external Link)
July 2020

Land Trust Alliance: Looking through a new lens (external Link)
July 2020

Bay Area News Group (BANG) – Mercury News, East Bay Times, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Marin I-j, Press Democrat: Muir Woods National Monument to reopen on Monday (external Link)
June 2020

AZO Clean Tech: Identifying Suitable Habitats for Vulnerable Species has Major Implications for Carbon Sequestration (external Link)
June 2020

KIEM-TV: Greater Mill Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project set to start, Live panel discussion set for Thursday (external Link)
June 2020

ScienMag: Airborne Mapping Sheds Light On Climate Sensitivity Of California Redwoods (external Link)
June 2020

Press Democrat: Garden docs: How to tell the difference between a dawn redwood and a bald cypress (external Link)
June 2020

Sunset Magazine: Senate Gives Public Lands Big Victory with Great American Outdoors Act (external Link)
June 2020

Nantucket Magazine: The newest name in award-winning wine has Nantucket roots (external Link)
May 2020

KTEJ (PBS): Walkin’ California: The Redwoods (Video)
May 2020

Redwood Times & Times Standard: 10 cool things about redwoods (external Link)
May 2020

Californiahighsierra.com: Six Hidden Gems In The High Sierra To Visit In The Summer (external Link)
May 2020

The Outbound: Outbound Films Selected for Mountainfilm Fest 2020 (external Link)
May 2020

Daily Republic: California redwoods are tops in carbon storage needed to fight climate change, nonprofit says (external Link)
May 2020

Press Democrat: California redwoods are tops in carbon storage needed to fight climate change, nonprofit says (external Link)
May 2020

Redheaded Blackbelt: Save the Redwoods League and HSU Research Confirms Redwoods’ Role in Climate (external Link)
May 2020

SF Chronicle | Bay Briefing: Reconstructing California’s redwoods (external Link)
May 2020

SF Chronicle: New reason to conserve redwoods — they’re best at storing polluting carbon (print edition) (external Link)
May 2020

Lost Coast Outpost: Redwood Forests Can Play ‘Exceptionally Large Role’ in California’s Climate Change Strategy, According to Research Just Published by HSU and the Save the Redwoods League (external Link)
April 2020

SF Chronicle: New reason to conserve redwoods — they’re best at storing polluting carbon (external Link)
April 2020

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Letter to the Editor (external Link)
March 2020

KTVU.com: The complete list of California state parks that are closed, and still open (external Link)
March 2020

KPIX: On Friday, a cocktail celebration was held to raise awareness for the Save the Redwoods League, an organization protecting redwood forests (external Link)
March 2020

San Jose Mercury News: Other opening-week events (Bloomingdales) will benefit the Silicon Valley Education Foundation, Save the Redwoods League, Family Giving Tree, JDRF and the Child Mind Institute (external Link)
March 2020

National Parks Traveler: Public Lands Partnership Awards (external Link)
March 2020

The Points Guy: TPG’s complete guide to visiting California’s redwood forests (external Link)
March 2020

Adventure Journal: Harold Richardson Redwoods Reserve, about 2.5 hours north of San Francisco, that was recently acquired by the Save the Redwoods League (external Link)
March 2020

SNEWSNET.COM: A diverse group of outdoor adventurers. A historic first: Here we Stand (video)
March 2020

Gear Junkie: Here we Stand (video)
March 2020

Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Where to see giant redwoods in Sonoma County (external Link)
March 2020

Bright Vibes: People from around the world united to help Save the Redwoods League protect Alder Creek, the largest remaining privately owned giant sequoia property on Earth (external Link)
March 2020

Global Citizen: An Ancient Forest of Giant Sequoia Trees Was Just Saved Thanks to a Nonprofit in California (external Link)
March 2020

AFAR: In big news for redwood lovers, a California-based conservation group succeeded in purchasing a 530-acre giant sequoia grove as part of its mission to protect these ancient forests for generations to come (external Link)
March 2020

Mother Nature Network: The world’s largest privately owned giant sequoia forest is now protected March 1 (external Link)
March 2020

Joy Trip Project: “Here we Stand,” a new short film from the Outbound Collective (external Link)
February 2020

The Willits News: Huffman Bill passes as part of multi-state public lands management package (external Link)
February 2020

SnowBrains: World’s Fifth Largest Tree in the Sierra Nevada, CA Protected (external Link)
February 2020

Redheaded Blackbelt: Cupcakes featuring a Banana Slug on a fern frond will benefit Save the Redwoods League (external Link)
February 2020

The Mercury News: Here’s when Bloomingdale’s will open at Westfield Valley Fair (external Link)
February 2020

Half Moon Bay Review: CalFire awards grant to conservation districts (external Link)
February 2020

The Mercury News: Recognize this view on the San Mateo County Coast? It was just bought for $13.5 million (external Link)
February 2020

USA Today: News from around our 50 states (external Link)

Patch: $1M Needed For Conservation Group To Buy 564-Acre Redwood Forest (external Link)
February 2020

Upon Arriving: 11 Places to See (Stunning) Redwood Trees in California [2020] (external Link)
January 2020

KPIX: Old Growth Forest In Santa Cruz Mountains Sold To Save The Redwoods League For $9M (external Link)
January 2020

Bay Nature: Save the Redwoods Reaches Deal for 564-Acre Cascade Creek Forest Near Año Nuevo (external Link)
January 2020

The Mercury News: Redwood forest in Santa Cruz Mountains preserved in $9 million deal (external Link)
January 2020

San Francisco Chronicle: Big grove of old-growth Santa Cruz redwoods saved, helping species restoration (external Link)
January 2020

KTVU – FOX San Francisco: Conservation group buys one of the largest privately-owned giant sequoia groves (Video)
January 2020

KCRA NBC Sacramento: Giant sequoia trees saved (Video)
January 2020

KSBW NBC Monterrey-Salinas: Giant sequoia tree grove now protected (Video)
January 2020

SN-LAX Los Angeles: Conservation group buys Alder Creek (Video)
January 2020

KCRW – NPR Los Angeles: Largest private giant sequoia stand preserved in California (Video)
January 2020

KGPE – CBS Fresno-Visalia: Conservation group buys sequoia forest (Video)
January 2020

KFSN – ABC Fresno-Visalia: Largest giant sequoia stand preserved in California (Video)
January 2020

KHSL – CBS Chico-Reading: Saving California’s Sequoia (Video)
January 2020

California Planning and Development Report: CP&DR News Briefs (external Link)
January 2020

EcoWatch : World’s Fifth-Largest Tree Now Safe From Loggers in an ‘Inspiring Outpouring of Generosity’ (external Link)
January 2020

USA Today: In California: A race to block new drilling and fracking (external Link)
January 2020

Associated Press: Largest private giant sequoia grove saved from development (external Link)
January 2020

Associated Press: Conservation group buys grove of old-growth redwoods (external Link)
January 2020

KTVU: Interview to League’s Parks Program Manager, Jessica Inwood (Video)
January 2020

San Francisco Chronicle: California’s largest private giant sequoia stand saved from development (external Link)
January 2020

SF Gate: Conservation organization raised $16 million to buy giant sequoia grove (external Link)
January 2020

Los Angeles Times : Group raises nearly $16 million to buy Alder Creek giant sequoia grove (external Link)
January 2020

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