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Press Coverage

2021

7×7 Magazine: Indoor dining, museums, gyms to reopen in SF + more good news around the Bay Area (external Link)
February 2021

NBC Los Angeles: Dog People, There’s a New Guide to Fun in the Redwoods. It’s free, too. (external Link)
February 2021

North Coast Environment: Land Trusts in Humboldt County: Alternative Ways to Protect and Conserve Resources (external Link)
February 2021

Nature.com: Model organisms on roads less traveled (external Link)
February 2021

SFist: SF Nonprofit Spends $24.7M on Easements to Permanently Protect Swath of Redwoods Near Mendocino (external Link)
February 2021

SF Chronicle: Environmental deal protects swath of redwood forest in Mendocino County (external Link)
February 2021

KCBS Radio: Mailliard family signs deal in order to preserve 15 thousands acres in Mendocino County (Audio)
February 2021

KTLA 5 News: San Francisco Bay Area redwood forest receives permanent protection in nearly $25M deal (external Link)
February 2021

SF Gate: San Francisco Bay Area redwood forest preserved in $25M deal (external Link)
February 2021

Associated Press: San Francisco Bay Area redwood forest preserved in $25M deal (external Link)
February 2021

US News & World Report: San Francisco Bay Area Redwood Forest Preserved in $25M Deal; A sprawling redwood forest north of San Francisco has received permanent protection under a deal between a Bay Area environmental group and a family who has owned it since 1925. (external Link)
February 2021

The Sacramento Bee: Large privately owned redwood forest is preserved in $24.7 million deal (external Link)
February 2021

CBS San Francisco: Conservationists, San Francisco Family Reach Deal to Preserve Redwood Forest in Mendocino County (external Link)
February 2021

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mendocino redwood forest preserved in $24.7 million deal; Property owned by family of Charlotte Mailliard Shultz, widow of Secretary of State George Shultz (external Link)
February 2021

The Mercury News: Prominent redwood forest preserved in $24.7 million deal (external Link)
February 2021

KMUD News: Listen to Save The Redwoods Conserve Mailliard Ranch by KMUD News on #SoundCloud (Audio)
February 2021

The Press Democrat: PD Editorial: Redwoods at Mailliard Ranch are safe forever (external Link)
February 2021

The Willits News: Save the Redwoods League protects nearly 15,000 acres in Mendocino County; Mailliard Ranch is located in southern region (external Link)
February 2021

The Press Democrat: Mendocino County old-growth redwood forest protected in $24.7 million conservation deal (external Link)
February 2021

Petaluma360.com: Mendocino County old-growth redwood forest protected in $24.7 million conservation deal (external Link)
February 2021

Wine Country Times: Environmental group aims to protect redwood trees in Mendocino County (external Link)
February 2021

CSR Wire | World Business Council for Sustainable Development: Save the Redwoods League Protects Nearly 15,000 Acres in Mendocino County (external Link)
February 2021

The Mendocino Voice: Save the Redwoods pays $24.7 million for conservation easement in Anderson Valley (external Link)
February 2021

CNET: Redwoods are made to survive fire, but they don’t live alone in the forest (external Link)
February 2021

InNaturale.com: FUTURO DELLE SEQUOIE: IN CALIFORNIA CI SONO SPERANZE PER IL FUTURO (external Link)
February 2021

The Good Men Project: How Curators Transferred Sequoia and King’s Canyon National Parks’ Archives to Escape Wildfires: Why were the archives of Sequoia and King’s Canyon National Parks evacuated? (external Link)
February 2021

The Union: Winner winner: Wild & Scenic Film Festival announces 2021 award winners (external Link)
January 2021

Vermont Community Newspaper Group, VTCNG.com: Mountainfilm on Tour returns to Stowe (external Link)
January 2021

The Sacramento Bee: Op-Ed: Wildfire mitigation is important, but not a one-size-fits-all solution (external Link)
January 2021

World Economic Forum: This tool can help scientists rebuild forests after wildfires (external Link)
January 2021

YubaNet.com: Completely virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival kicks off Thurs. Jan. 14; Includes 13 world premieres, special guests, panels, workshops, and much more (external Link)
January 2021

Capital Public Radio: California Lawmakers Should Invest One-Time Budget Funds Into Projects With Long-Term Benefits, Experts Suggest (external Link)
January 2021

KQED.org: Here’s How Newsom’s Proposing to Spend $4.1 Billion on the Climate and Environment (external Link)
January 2021

San Francisco Chronicle: Newsom’s budget calls for investment in prescribed fire to combat catastrophic blazes (external Link)
January 2021

Valley Public Radio, KVPR.org: New York Times Journalist Explores The Effect Of Climate Change On California’s Iconic Trees (external Link)
January 2021

CNN.com: 2020 was tied for the hottest year ever recorded – but the disasters fueled by climate change set it apart (external Link)
January 2021

National Geographic: California’s sequoias and redwoods can survive climate change—if we help them (external Link)
January 2021

Half Moon Bay Review: Save the Redwoods League buys Cascade Creek; Nonprofit plans to restore damaged areas (external Link)
January 2021

Sierra Club Magazine: Ashes to Ashes and Into Trees; This Bay Area start-up wants to change how we think about death (external Link)
January 2021

Bay Nature: Indigenous land repatriation is much discussed and little practiced in the Bay Area. Why is it hard to return stolen land? (external Link)
January 2021

MSN Australia, New Zealand: Year in review: 50 stunning science images from 2020 (external Link)
January 2021

2020

Middletown Press: Year in review: 50 stunning science images from 2020 (external Link)
December 2020

YubaNet.com: Identifying Where to Reforest After Wildfire
(external Link)
December 2020

Wahoo News Ashland: 50 Stunning Images from 2020 (Giant Sequoias) (external Link)
December 2020

San Mateo Daily Journal: Big Basin recovery efforts underway; Officials using $543K in donations for hazard and infrastructure repair (external Link)
December 2020

Los Altos Town Crier: Los Altos org trumpets donations for restoring Big Basin (external Link)
December 2020

Smithsonian Magazine: Twenty-Four Ways to Turn Outdoor Passions Into Citizen Science (Redwood Watch) (external Link)
December 2020

Futurity: Tool Predicts Which Forests Will Regrow on Their Own (external Link)
December 2020

Sierra Sun Times: UC Davis Study: Identifying Where to Reforest After Wildfire – A Future of Fewer Christmas Trees? Conifers Expected to Decline (external Link)
December 2020

Redheaded Blackbelt: Odd Old News: Women Save the Redwoods (external Link)
December 2020

USSCMC: How curators transferred Sequoia and King’s Canyon National Parks’ archives to escape wildfires (external Link)
December 2020

Sierra Club Magazine: Dorceta E. Taylor on Environmental Justice; The future of environmental justice is true equality (external Link)
December 2020

Backstage Axxess: Michael Franti Says Goodbye to 2020 with a Lighter and a Special New Year’s Eve Livestream (external Link)
December 2020

AZO CleanTech: New Tool can Help Predict Where to Reforest After Megafires (external Link)
December 2020

Los Angeles Times: Big Basin to receive more than $500,000 to help precious redwood forest recover from devastating wildfire (external Link)
December 2020

Redheaded Blackbelt: Odd Old News: The Early History of the Save the Redwoods Movement (external Link)
December 2020

KAZU: Our redwoods are beloved! So beloved that people from around the world have donated over $500,000 towards recovery efforts in Big Basin Redwoods State Park after this summer’s major wildfire. (external Link)
December 2020

Davis Enterprise: Identifying Where to Reforest After Wildfire; A Future of Fewer Christmas Trees? Conifers Expected to Decline (external Link)
December 2020

KTLA 5 News: Big Basin to get $540K to help precious redwood forest recover from devastating wildfire (external Link)
December 2020

UC Davis News: Identifying Where to Reforest After Wildfire
A Future of Fewer Christmas Trees? Conifers Expected to Decline
(external Link)
December 2020

Patch.com: UC Davis: Identifying Where To Reforest After Wildfire (external Link)
December 2020

Health Medicine Network: Identifying Where To Reforest After Wildfire (external Link)
December 2020

Zephyrnet: Identifying Where To Reforest After Wildfire (external Link)
December 2020

ScienMag: Identifying Where To Reforest After Wildfire (external Link)
December 2020

Mail Tribune: Trail to the Titans (external Link)
December 2020

The New York Times: The Year in Climate (external Link)
December 2020

KION: Donors contribute more than half a million dollars to Big Basin wildfire recovery (external Link)
December 2020

Los Altos Online: Los Altos org trumpets donations for restoring Big Basin (external Link)
December 2020

Daily Republic: Fire-damaged Big Basin receives $543,000 in donations for recovery (external Link)
December 2020

San Francisco Chronicle: Fire-damaged Big Basin receives $543,000 in donations for recovery (external Link)
December 2020

Santa Cruz Sentinel: More than $540,000 raised for Big Basin Redwoods State Park’s fire recovery (external Link)
December 2020

Monterey Herald: More than $540,000 raised for Big Basin Redwoods State Park’s fire recovery (external Link)
December 2020

The New York Times: Times Insider: After Wildfires, Mourning the Loss of California’s Giants (external Link)
December 2020

Capital Public Radio: After Drought And Wildfires, California’s Great Sequoias Face A New Enemy: Bark Beetles (external Link)
December 2020

Seattle Times: The climate crisis is killing California’s most beloved redwoods, sequoias, Joshua trees (external Link)
December 2020

New York Times: They’re among the world’s oldest living things. The climate crisis is killing them. (external Link)
December 2020

Fox KTUV: Protecting open spaces in the Bay Area (Video)
December 2020

NPR: California’s Ancient Redwoods Face New Challenge From Wildfires And Warming Climate (external Link)
December 2020

NECN.com: California Fire Danger Remains High Even as Winds Ease (external Link)
December 2020

San Francisco Chronicle: In rebuilding Big Basin, which history do we want to remember? (external Link)
November 2020

Radio.com: Wildfires destroy as many as 1,000 giant sequoia trees in the Sierra (external Link)
November 2020

KCBS Radio: Audio of Interview with Dr. Kristen Shive by Betsy Gebhart, KCBS | Wildfires destroy as many as 1,000 giant sequoia trees in the Sierra (Audio)
November 2020

Blogarama: Mendocino To Eureka: Beaches, Redwoods & Mansions (external Link)
November 2020

Eureka Times-Standard: Saving the redwoods: Zoom lecture looks at women who led early preservation campaigns (external Link)
November 2020

National Parks Traveler: Exploring The Parks: A Trail To The Titans (external Link)
November 2020

NBC-11: Experts Frustrated by Stalled Efforts to Counter Megafires (external Link)
November 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 Hill: Recent fires likely killed hundreds of giant sequoias, some 1,000 years old (external Link)
November 2020

The Porterville Recorder: Fire impact on National Monument being assessed (external Link)
November 2020

MyMotherLode.com: Prescribed Burn Today At Calaveras Big Trees (external Link)
November 2020

Sierra Sun Times: California State Parks and CAL FIRE Plan Prescribed Burn at Calaveras Big Trees State Park Expected to Begin November 12 (external Link)
November 2020

Backpacker Magazine: What Backpacking Lost in the California Fires (external Link)
November 2020

G3 Journal: A Reference Genome Sequence for Giant Sequoia (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.
(external Link)
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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