|YEAR||HONORS AND AWARDS|
|2010||The DeWitt Award for Partnership
The Public Lands Foundation Landscape Stewardship Award for invaluable contributions to the stewardship of America’s public landscapes.
September 15, 2010
|State Parks Grassroots Champion Award
In appreciation for your dedication to state park protection and advocacy with the Save Our State Parks Campaign. As California’s state parks faced one of the most challenging years in its history, your tireless efforts and those of other state park advocates were the most powerful and effective achievements on behalf of our state parks of 2009. CSPF is grateful for your commitment and proud to award you an inaugural State Parks Grassroots Champion Award.
Bestowed at the Eighth Annual Park Advocacy Day on March 8, 2010
|2008||ESRI’s Special Achievement in GIS Award
Awarded to the League for using GIS to improve the world — and set new precedents throughout the GIS community.
|2001||California State Park and Recreation Commission Resolution: Carl “A” Anderson Redwoods Natural Preserve
California State Park and Recreation Commission classified and named approximately 3,520 acres within Humboldt Redwoods State Park as a Natural Preserve.
Adopted October 26, 2001
|1996||United States Department of Agriculture Certificate of Appreciation
Awarded to the League in recognition of outstanding contributions to mapping the Giant Sequoia Groves on the Sequoia National Forest.
February 28, 1996
|1994||Sonoma County Regional Parks Department Certificate of Appreciation
Awarded to the League in recognition and appreciation for dedicating Soda Springs Reserve to the county of Sonoma for a public park.
May 21, 1994
|1993||California Department of Forestry Honors 75th Anniversary
Presented to Save The Redwoods League for their continued support of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Recognizing their efforts in fire prevention and detection of fires in the Humboldt–Del Norte Ranger Unit.
October 2, 1993
|State Senate Resolution Marking Save the Redwoods League Day
Be it resolved by the Senate Rules Committee of the Senate and the Assembly, that the Save the Redwoods League, the guardians of the world’s greatest forests, be lauded for the role that it has played in preserving the magnificent Redwoods and their massive splendor for the enjoyment of present and future generations, and that October 2, 1993, be recognized as Save the Redwoods League Day throughout the State of California.
|California State Park and Recreation Commission Resolution Honoring 75th Anniversary
Be it resolved that the State Park and Recreation Commission and Director commend the Save the Redwoods League, its Executive Director John Dewitt, the Board of Directors, and all its members for their 75 years of exemplary accomplishments in acquiring thousands of acres of finite redwood resources and promoting their understanding for the Seventh Generation. The Commission and Director congratulate the League on their accomplishments and this grand 75th anniversary celebration.
September 30, 1993
|1991||Non-Profit Organization Award
National Association of State Outdoor Recreation Liaison Officers presented this award to the League for establishment of a nationwide fund-raising and information program which has, since its founding in 1918, provided over sixty-five million dollars to preserve California’s irreplaceable redwood groves.
|1989||California State Park and Recreation Commission Resolution
Whereas, the Save the Redwoods League has been a major partner with the State of California in acquiring lands of significant value for inclusion in the State Park System; and whereas, the Save the Redwoods League has contributed $218,250, or one-half the purchase price, for 78.86 acres of land as an addition to Calaveras Big Trees State Park; and whereas, this purchase will assure the protection of important natural and cultural resources for the enjoyment of this and future generations. Now, therefore, be it resolved that the California State Park and Recreation Commission and Director commend the Save the Redwoods League and gratefully acknowledge this generous donation.
May 12, 1989
|Oakland Office of Parks and Recreation Certificate of Appreciation
Given to the League for contributions towards the preservation and beautification of Oakland’s parks.
Joaquin Miller Park, Arbor Day, March 18, 1989
|1987||George Stewart Society, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Foundation
Campaign for Giants: Presented to Save the Redwoods League in recognition of their gift of $1,100,000 for purchase of a portion of the East Fork Grove of giant sequoias in Sequoia National Park.
|1982||California Legislature Resolution, Joint Rules Committee Resolution
Presented by the Honorable Robert Presley, 36th Senatorial District, relative to the state park system of California. Be it resolved by the joint rules committee of the senate and assembly, that with profound gratitude, and appreciation the members hereby acknowledge, commend, and thank Save the Redwoods League for exceptional generosity to the people of California in furtherance of their State Park System.
November 19, 1982
|California Park and Recreation Commission’s Golden Bear Award
Be it resolved that this Commission and Director thank Save the Redwoods League for its many contributions toward preserving California’s great redwoods and other natural resources. Be it further resolved that with heartfelt gratitude and appreciation, we present the Golden Bear Award — our highest honor — to the Save the Redwoods League for its help in creating and perpetuation the State Park System for this and future generations.
November 5, 1982
|1966||American Motors Conservation Award
In recognition of exception service to the cause of conservation. (The League was the first conservation organization in California to win this award.)
|1954||Holiday Magazine Travel Award
For its long, ceaseless fight to maintain the world’s oldest life form – the Sequoia sempervirens; and for preserving stands of these giant trees for the enjoyment of future generations of travelers, HOLIDAY commends: Save the Redwoods League.
Presented to Arthur E. Connick, president, July 1, 1954
|Unknown Date||National Park Service Certificate of Appreciation
For the League’s contribution and continued support to the National Park Service for the protection of natural resources.
|Recognition from California State Parks
The California State Park and Recreation Commission and Director gratefully acknowledge and thank Save the Redwoods League for over 50 years of cooperative efforts with the department of parks and recreation and the commission.