REDWOODS Autumn/Winter 2019

Magazine published twice a year by Save the Redwoods League as a benefit for our members

Redwoods Magazine Fall Winter 2019


Enjoy the following select features from the beautiful printed edition of Redwoods magazine.
Redwoods is a showcase of redwoods conservation stories by leading scientists and writers, as well as breathtaking photos, answers to readers’ questions, and how you can help the forest.

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FEATUREThe Giant Sequoia Conservation Project of Our LifetimesThe League is rallying to protect, restore, and connect people with Alder Creek, the world’s largest privately owned ancient giant sequoia forest.
A New Recipe for Fire ResilienceUnique challenges spur the League to explore novel approaches to protect Red Hill’s giant sequoia from severe wildfires.
Communing With Some of the Biggest Trees on EarthJon Mooallem, a writer at large for The New York Times Magazine, deals with the bigness of giant sequoia head on.
How do nonprofits support government investment in parks? Nonprofits have been essential in creating, expanding, restoring, and connecting visitors with our national parks.
INFOGRAPHIC The Largest Species of Trees on Earth While the coast redwood is the tallest tree on the planet, the giant sequoia has it beat when it comes to volume.
CHAMPIONING FORESTSRepresenting Redwoods in the CapitolVital decisions regarding the future of our redwood forests occur daily in the California State Legislature and in Congress. So, at the League, we take our work on behalf of redwoods to these places.

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Richard CampbellRichard Campbell, Director of Restoration, joined the League’s staff in 2012. He brings more than a decade of experience working in forest management and restoration.
Mary FlahertyMary Flaherty is a freelance reporter and copyeditor. She has reported for several local newspapers and copyedited for the San Francisco Chronicle.
Max ForsterMax Forster is a coast redwood enthusiast and photographer based in Humboldt County, California. His work has been published by American Forests and various online outlets.
Glen MartinGlen Martin was an environmental reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle for many years, and has contributed to more than 50 magazines, including Discover, Audubon, Forbes, and Outside.
JonJon Mooallem is a writer at large for The New York Times Magazine and Pop-Up Magazine, a contributor to This American Life, and author of Wild Ones.
Dana PobleteDana Poblete joined the League in 2019 as Writer/Storyteller and Editor, bringing broad experience covering sustainability-focused lifestyles, travel, and environmental advocacy for print magazines, nonprofits, and mission-driven brands.
Victoria ReederVictoria Reeder is a conservation photographer excited about preserving redwoods and working to help all of us have equal access to nature. Her work has been published in Audubon, Alpinist, outdoor adventure books, and various online publications.
Kristen ShiveKristen Shive, PhD, is the League’s Director of Science. She has decades of experience in fire management and ecological research in national parks, including Yosemite.
Paolo VesciaPaolo Vescia is a lover of trees and an award-winning photographer based in Pacifica, California. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Smithsonian, Rolling Stone, and various California newspapers.
Roy WilliamsRoy Williams is a landscape photographer utilizing photography to inspire conservation of our living world. His work has been published by Yosemite Conservancy and various online publications.