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Press Coverage

2021

KCBS Radio: Sequoia National Park opens with limited access (Audio)
November 2021

KTLA 5 News: Part 3: Sequoia National Park lost at least 7,500 big trees during Castle Fire, NPS says
November 2021

KTLA 5 News: Part 2: Decades of fire suppression pose new threat for California’s Sequoias
November 2021

KTLA 5 News: Part 1: Sequoias face new dangers from climate change-fueled fires
November 2021

KTLA 5 News: California’s sequoia trees are at risk from climate change-fueled fires, but officials are working to save them
November 2021

TheOutbound.com: California Trees Stand Tall as Our Elders
October 2021

NBC Los Angeles; NBC San Diego: Free and Virtual: Celebrate the Redwoods From Home
October 2021

Nob Hill Gazette: What To Do This Week: Oct 13 – Oct 17
October 2021

Good Times Santa Cruz: Local Agencies’ Conservation Efforts Hope to Help Coho Salmon Populations Rebound
October 2021

SF Gate: How a California state forest became a battleground for logging redwoods on public land
October 2021

Weather.com: California Drought: What Happens Next?
October 2021

MyMotherLode.com: Prescribed Burn To Protect Giant Sequoia In Calaveras County
October 2021

KCBS.com: (Audio)
October 2021

KCBS.com: The future of California’s iconic giant sequoias amid catastrophic wildfires
October 2021

CNN: Hundreds of giant sequoias may have burned as the Complex Fire rages in California
October 2021

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mill Creek waters run free after dam removed in San Vicente Redwoods
October 2021

France TV Washington: Séquoias: menace sur les géants de Californie. Les séquoias, âgés pour certains de plus de 2000 ans, font partie du patrimoine de la Californie.
October 2021

Bay Nature: Take Me to the Trees – A Redwoods Celebration
September 2021

SF Gate: Creating the Next Generation of Redwood Parks & Reserves: Take Me to the Trees
September 2021

Do The Bay: Save the Redwoods League Presents: TAKE ME TO THE TREES
September 2021

MyCentralOregon.com: Wild & Scenic Film Fest Friday
September 2021

Mail Tribune: Elevated boardwalk opens amid giant redwoods: Walkway protects Grove of Titans trees
September 2021

Yahoo News: Elevated boardwalk opens amid giant redwoods
September 2021

SF Gate: On the Lost Coast, a lawless Calif. state park has been overtaken by off-roading, fireworks, raves
September 2021

Chron: Lawless Calif. state park has been overtaken by off-roading, fireworks, raves
September 2021

Active NorCal Podcast: Palisades Tahoe, Shasta’s Sunken Ship, and a Forest Management/Climate Change Discussion with Joanna Nelson | Talking NorCal
September 2021

Counter Currents: California wildfires threaten millennia-old giant sequoias
September 2021

Times-Standard: $15 million secured for old growth redwoods ecosystem project
September 2021

Wild Rivers Outpost: Assemblyman Wood Secures $15 Million for Redwoods Rising Project
September 2021

Del Norte Triplicate: Wood secures $15 million for Redwoods Rising Project
September 2021

LA Times: As fires threaten the Ancient Ones, sequoia lovers wonder what else will no longer endure
September 2021

Del Norte Triplicate: Boardwalk construction complete in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
September 2021

Travel Industry Today: A PLAN TO FOIL FIRE: World’s largest tree at risk
September 2021

The Weather Channel: Wildfires Burn Into Giant Sequoia Groves
September 2021

NBC News: Inside race to save world’s largest tree from wildfire
September 2021

East Bay Times: Sequoia Trees Get Blanket Coverage
September 2021

Today.com: Efforts underway to save giant sequoia trees from California wildfires
September 2021

The Mercury News/BANG: Sequoia National Park fire: Flames enter at least four giant sequoia groves – Fire crews continue to protect Giant Forest and General Sherman Tree, world’s largest, but other groves burn
September 2021

KCBS Radio: A Unique Strategy to Defend Sequoias from Wildfire – KCBS Radio talks with League Sequoia Restoration and Stewardship Manager Tim Borden (Audio)
September 2021

Audacy.com: Amid California wildfires, saving world’s largest trees comes down to tin foil
September 2021

Mercury News/BANG: Wildfire threatens historic trees at Sequoia National Park. Fireproof blankets are the defense.
September 2021

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Sequoia National Park fire: Crews wrapping world’s largest trees with fireproof blankets
September 2021

The Washington Post: Wildfires shutter Sequoia National Park and threaten famous ancient trees
September 2021

SF Gate: Wildfires shutter Sequoia National Park (home to Giant Forest) and threaten famous ancient trees
September 2021

KGO Radio: Wildfires Threaten World’s Largest Tree – Nikki Medoro talks with League Sequoia Restoration and Stewardship Manager, Tim Borden (Audio)
September 2021

Wild Rivers Outpost: Grove of Titans Boardwalk Up and Running; Full Realignment of Mill Creek Trail Expected in Summer 2022
September 2021

Monterey Herald: State Sen. John Laird joins Coastal Conservancy board
September 2021

The Hill: How the world’s mightiest trees are being wiped out by climate change
September 2021

Los Angeles Daily News: Majestic sequoia trees can live for thousands of years. Climate change could wipe them out
September 2021

CNN: Majestic sequoia trees can live for thousands of years. Climate change could wipe them out
September 2021

ABC 7: Sierra Nevada Sequoias sprouting new life after battling drought, fires
September 2021

NBC-LX: How Wildfires Start – And Why Climate Change Is Making Them Worse
August 2021

SF Gate: Muir Woods park staff annotates own signs with historical corrections for racism, misogyny
August 2021

Patch.com: Reimagining Big Basin’: Timeline Released For Park Recovery
August 2021

Film Festival Today: Film Review: In “Bring Your Own Brigade,” the Inferno Is Upon Us
August 2021

E&E Magazine: When the toughest trees met the hottest fire
August 2021

Santa Cruz Sentinel: A year after fire, burned Santa Cruz forests sprout with new life but growing takes time
August 2021

Hoodline: Optimism sprouting in Santa Cruz Mountains one year after a devastating wildfire
August 2021

The Economist: Checks & Balance Podcast: Wildfires, soaring temperatures and water shortages—does nature have the upper hand in the American West?
August 2021

Counter Punch: Yurok Youth Ask Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland About State of North Coast Salmon, Climate Crisis
August 2021

Elk Grove News: Yurok Youth Ask Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland About State of North Coast Salmon, Climate Crisis
August 2021

The Mercury News: Big Basin Redwoods: One year after devastating fire, burned wreckage cleared, rebuilding planning just starting
August 2021

East Bay Times: Big Basin Redwoods: One year after devastating fire, burned wreckage cleared, rebuilding planning just starting
August 2021

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Big Basin Redwoods: One year after devastating fire, burned wreckage cleared, rebuilding planning just starting
August 2021

Daily KOS: Yurok Youth Ask Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland About State of North Coast Salmon, Climate Crisis
August 2021

Sierra Sun Online: Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland Highlights Conservation, Climate Resiliency Efforts in Visit to California’s Redwood Forests
August 2021

U.S. Department of Interior: Secretary Haaland, CEQ Chair Mallory Highlight Conservation, Climate Resiliency Efforts in Visit to California’s Redwood Forests
August 2021

Porterville Recorder: Save The Redwoods League nurturing recovery of Alder Creek
August 2021

North Coast Journal: Interior Secretary Haaland is Coming to Town
August 2021

SoCoNews : Protecting what’s left: Mill Creek property owners voice concern over redwood tree removal
August 2021

Kern Valley Sun: Coalition formed to protect sequoia trees after Castle Fire
August 2021

Foothills Sun Gazette: Coalition formed to protect sequoia trees from wildfires
August 2021

Porterville Recorder: McCarthy offers amendment to fund SQF recovery (external Link)
July 2021

BayVoice.net: Recommended four parks in the Bay Area, which have recently been reopened one after another so that residents of the Bay Area can enjoy them without having to travel far (external Link)
July 2021

Times-Standard: Throwback Thursday: Save the Redwood League dedicates Bolling Grove in 1921 (external Link)
July 2021

Times-Standard: Know Your Nonprofits: Conservancy supports coastal state parks (external Link)
July 2021

Afar.com: 6 Must-See Biodiversity Hot Spots – and How to Visit Ethically (external Link)
July 2021

Mental Floss: Lonely at the Top: Protecting Hyperion, the World’s Tallest Tree (external Link)
July 2021

KCBS: How do wildfires affect our ecosystem? (Audio)
July 2021

National Parks Traveler: National Parks Quiz And Trivia #34: July Notables (external Link)
July 2021

National Park Service: Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition Formed to Protect Iconic Trees from Threats of Climate Change and Catastrophic Wildfire (external Link)
July 2021

Sierra Sun Times: Park Service Reports Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition Formed to Protect Iconic Trees from Threats of Climate Change and Catastrophic Wildfire – Estimates 10,600 Sequoias Killed in California Castle Fire (external Link)
July 2021

Public Now: Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition Formed to Protect Iconic Trees from Threats of Climate Change and Catastrophic Wildfire (external Link)
July 2021

Porterville Recorder: Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition Formed (external Link)
July 2021

Yuba.net: Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition Formed to Protect Iconic Trees from Threats of Climate Change and Catastrophic Wildfire (external Link)
July 2021

Stanford Alumni News: On June 15, 2021, the Stanford Alumni Consulting Team held its annual Volunteer Recognition and Appreciation Event – online like all ACT activities during the time of COVID (Henry Lippincott, MBA ‘13, co-leader of Save the Redwoods League) (external Link)
July 2021

HMdb.org: Humboldt Redwoods State Park – A World class Forest Preserve (external Link)
July 2021

California News Times Today: Save the Redwoods League in Santa Cruz County, California (external Link)
July 2021

Sierra Sun Times: California State Parks Removes Memorial to Madison Grant from Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park (external Link)
July 2021

Redheaded Blackbelt: Odd Old, News: A Carriage Ride Down the Coast in 1892 (external Link)
July 2021

SuperLawyers.com: Husband-and-wife duo Michael Haddad and Julia Sherwin play to their individual strengths (external Link)
July 2021

North Coast Journal: Still Wild: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park (external Link)
July 2021

Unofficial Networks: Big Sur Hiking Trail Reopens 13 Years After Wildfire (external Link)
July 2021

San Francisco Business Times, BizJournals.com: People on the Move: Joanna Nelson, Director of Science and Conservation Planning at Save the Redwoods League (external Link)
July 2021

North Coast Journal: Removing a Monument to a Eugenicist Nazi Collaborator (external Link)
July 2021

Trip Savvy: 13 Years After a Fire, This Popular Big Sur Hiking Trail Has Reopened (external Link)
June 2021

Sunset.com: This Popular Big Sur Hike Is Finally Open More Than 12 Years After It Went up in Flames (external Link)
June 2021

Patch.com : Big Basin Restoration: Nature Center’s Opening Marks Milestone (external Link)
June 2021

Frommers: A Favorite Hike Through California Redwoods Is Back After More Than a Decade (external Link)
June 2021

California News Times: Nearly All of California’s Giant Sequoias Are In ‘Exceptional Drought’ Areas (external Link)
June 2021

KCAL/CBS Los Angeles: Big Sur’s Pfeiffer Falls Trail Reopens Friday 13 Years After Being Destroyed By Wildfire (external Link)
June 2021

People Magazine Online: A Stunning Hiking Trail Through the Redwoods Destroyed by Wildfire Is Reopening After 13 Years (external Link)
June 2021

Travel & Leisure: A Hiking Trail Through California’s Redwoods Is Reopening After a Wildfire Destroyed It 10 Years Ago – and It’s Better Than Ever (external Link)
June 2021

New York Times: The quiet strength of an old-growth forest (external Link)
June 2021

Lonely Planet: You can hike this incredible Californian trail for the first time in 13 years (external Link)
June 2021

LightlyNews.com: The quiet strength of an old-growth forest (external Link)
June 2021

Del Norte Triplicate: State Coastal Conservancy awards $10.8 million for wildfire resilience (external Link)
June 2021

Fresno Bee: Popular Big Sur trail is reopening 13 years after devastating wildfire (external Link)
June 2021

MSN: Popular Big Sur hiking trail to reopen after 13-year closure due to wildfire damage (external Link)
June 2021

KSBY: Popular Big Sur trail to reopen after 13-year closure (external Link)
June 2021

East Bay Times: Famous Big Sur landmark reopens after being closed for 12 years (external Link)
June 2021

Washington Post: Big Sur trail to reopen after 13-year closure
(external Link)
June 2021

KCBS: Popular Big Sur trail to reopen after 13-year closure (external Link)
June 2021

San Francisco Chronicle: After fires and rains, Big Sur trails are in rough shape. But this one just reopened (external Link)
June 2021

SF Gate: Pfeiffer Falls Trail in Big Sur reopens this week after 12-year closure (external Link)
June 2021

Mercury News: Famous Big Sur landmark reopens after being closed for 12 years (external Link)
June 2021

Washington Post: Popular Big Sur trail to reopen after 13-year closure (external Link)
June 2021

Telemundo33.com: Luego de 13 años reabre popular sendero en Big Sur
(external Link)
June 2021

World Atlas: Redwood National and State Parks (external Link)
June 2021

Sacramento Bee: Fire killed thousands of mature giant sequoias, Sierra research shows. What’s happening now? (external Link)
June 2021

Fresno Bee: Fire killed thousands of mature giant sequoias, Sierra research shows. What’s happening now? (external Link)
June 2021

Los Angeles Times: As wildfires decimate the giant sequoia, California faces unprecedented loss
(external Link)
June 2021

KQED Forum: “It’s a Moonscape” — 10% of the World’s Giant Sequoias Wiped Out By One Wildfire (external Link)
June 2021

San Francisco Chronicle: Super-hot California wildfire wiped out 10% of world’s sequoia trees. Can they survive climate change? (external Link)
June 2021

Patch.com : CA Fire Destroys 10% Of World’s Towering Sequoias: Study (external Link)
June 2021

Visalia Times Delta: Castle Fire may have killed a tenth of the world’s giant sequoia, a shocking new NPS study has found (external Link)
June 2021

Nob Hill Gazette: Nature’s Trailblazer: Latino Outdoors founder José González spreads his wings (external Link)
June 2021

East Bay Times/BANG: Redwoods Starter Grant: West Valley College student Tomas Velazco and his biology instructor, Michelle Geary, have been awarded a $2,000 Save the Redwoods Starter Grant (external Link)
May 2021

Redheaded Blackbelt: Save The Redwoods Receives $1.5 Million Grant For Work On Parks In Del Norte And Humboldt Counties (external Link)
May 2021

PublicNow.com: Wildlife Conservation Board Funds Environmental Improvement And Acquisition Projects (external Link)
May 2021

ABC-7 / KGO-TV: California state parks get unexpected funds to deal with wildfires, climate change (external Link)
May 2021

60 Day USA: Day 60: The Golden Road Home (external Link)
May 2021

Sunset: Yosemite’s Sequoia Grove Reopens After Damage Caused by Historic Storm (external Link)
May 2021

KPIX-CBS 5: California’s Giant Redwoods Could Hold Key to Climate Change
(external Link)
May 2021

The Mercury News/BANG: Big Basin Redwoods: State commits $186 million to wildfire rebuilding at famed park (external Link)
May 2021

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Big Basin Redwoods State Park to partially reopen Memorial Day weekend
(external Link)
May 2021

Mashable: How a smoking giant sequoia has burned since 2020 (external Link)
May 2021

East County Magazine: Battered, Burned but Alive; Time Will Heal Park’s Wounds, but it needs big money too (external Link)
May 2021

San Mateo Daily Journal: Protect our protection from climate change (Letter to the Editor) (external Link)
May 2021

Santa Cruz Sentinel: San Vicente Lumber Company’s history in Santa Cruz County | Ross Eric Gibson, Local History (external Link)
May 2021

Marin IJ/BANG: Red flag warning in May? While crews battle small blazes in region officials on lookout as offshore winds pick up
(external Link)
May 2021

East Bay Times/BANG: Red flag warning in May? Fire season arrives early in Northern California (external Link)
May 2021

Daily Democrat/BANG: Red flag warning in May? (external Link)
May 2021

Associated Press: In California Park, Redwood Trees Start Recovery From Fire (external Link)
May 2021

NBC Nightly News: California wildfires threaten iconic redwood trees (external Link)
May 2021

PR News: Winners Announced for PRNEWS CSR & Diversity Awards – Alder Creek Campaign (external Link)
April 2021

Wide Open Roads: Redwood National and State Parks Guard California’s Coastline (external Link)
April 2021

California Sun: 5 Questions With… (external Link)
April 2021

Palo Alto Online: Coho salmon will soon swim free again thanks to dam-removal agreement (external Link)
April 2021

Lookout Santa Cruz: Removal of 100-year-old dam in Santa Cruz Mountains a ‘win-win’ for coho salmon and Davenport residents (external Link)
April 2021

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mill Creek Dam in San Vicente Redwoods, set to be removed (external Link)
April 2021

San Francisco Chronicle: When an old dam in Santa Cruz Mountains comes down, coho will be free to swim home again (external Link)
April 2021

Jacobin Magazine: Save the Redwoods (external Link)
April 2021

PR Newswire: Groups Seek Liability Reforms to Fight Wildfire (California Cattlemen’s Association). (external Link)
April 2021

CBS 8 San Diego: California’s mighty Redwood trees in need of help, only 5% of original forest still stands (external Link)
April 2021

SF Gate: Big Basin Redwoods: Battered, burned but alive (external Link)
April 2021

Cal Matters: Battered, burned but alive: Time will heal park’s wounds, but it needs big money, too (external Link)
April 2021

Associated Press: Resilient redwood forest a beacon of hope for California (external Link)
April 2021

The Mercury News: Big Basin Redwoods: Slow progress on rebuilding after wildfire, “a massive job” (external Link)
April 2021

Seattle Times: Resilient redwood forest a beacon of hope for California (external Link)
April 2021

The Bold Italic: Support these 5 Local Nonprofits Helping to Preserve the Bay Area – and the Planet (external Link)
April 2021

The Bold Italic: ‘Our Only Home’: Climate Week at The Bold Italic;
Let’s all give Mother Nature a well-deserved signal boost
(external Link)
April 2021

Only in Your State: Redwood National Park: Get Lost Amongst The World’s Tallest Trees In California (external Link)
April 2021

National Parks Traveler: Giant Sequoias are being tested – perhaps as never before (external Link)
April 2021

NBC.com Los Angeles: Get to Know the Wildflowers Among the Redwoods (external Link)
March 2021

National Parks Traveler: Women And The National Parks (external Link)
March 2021

Bay Area Bountiful/NorCal Public Media: Sempervirens means evergreen: People and Redwoods (external Link)
March 2021

It’s Nice That: Daniel Ballesteros documents California’s redwoods, a species with roots going back 250 million years (external Link)
March 2021

Springer nature: Models and career-makers (external Link)
March 2021

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

Willits News: Huffman Bill passes in multi-state public lands package
(external Link)
March 2021

SF Gate: More than six months after the fire started, Big Basin is still burning (external Link)
March 2021

Bay Nature: Rebuilding Big Basin (external Link)
March 2021

Las Vegas Review Jornal: EDITORIAL: Free-market environmentalism protects redwoods (external Link)
March 2021

Napa Valley Register: A price tag on something priceless (external Link)
March 2021

Fresno Bee: Forest-cleaning fires, not raging infernos, will sustain the Sierra’s giant sequoia (external Link)
March 2021

LA Times: Op-Ed: Last year, fire devastated the sequoia. How we can prevent that from happening again (external Link)
March 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

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

The Conversation: 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
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.
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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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