The Trump administration is seeking the public’s comments on Giant Sequoia National Monument and 26 other monuments, while threatening to roll back hard-won protections for these unique and spectacular places. The League is joining a coalition led by Conservation Lands Foundation to speak up for these American treasures. We have until July 10, 2017 to express how we value these public lands.
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- Press-Democrat: Sprawling Mendocino County ranch set to be preserved
- Times-Standard: National park plans to connects two major redwood groves
- Del Norte Triplicate: Parks acquisition to connect groves
- Live Science: Giant Sequoias and Redwoods: The Largest and Tallest Trees
- Santa Cruz Sentinel: Campaign to renovate historic Big Basin Nature Museum underway
The new Summer Bulletin features Redwoods Rising, our new collaborative effort to restore the magnificence of the coast redwood heartland, and our new project that buffers glorious, ancient Richardson Grove. You’ll also learn how you can make a long-lasting difference for the forest. Your feedback is important: Tell us what you think of this newsletter in a short survey, and you’ll get a chance to win an exclusive picnic blanket..Continued
Kat Taylor, right, welcomed guests including Neil Kornze, former Director of the Bureau of Land Management, to her TomKat Ranch in Pescadero.
The Alver family gathered in Butano State Park recently for the dedication of the Betsy and Larry Alver Family Grove to honor their love of the redwoods. Learn more about dedicating a redwood grove.
Members of the Redwood Legacy Circle and Redwood Leadership Circle hiked in Samuel P. Taylor State Park with our forestry scientists. Learn more about how you can participate in events like this by joining these circles.
Although we’re working on our major projects of 2017, it’s important to reflect on the big victories we shared last year. Our 2016 Annual Report is now available online. With its inspiring theme “Transformation in Motion,” it is a rich, beautifully designed celebration of the incredible work we’ve accomplished together last year.
Read More: You can read the full PDF report online....Continued
Wendy Millet carries on a family tradition that stretches back to the early years of America’s conservation movement. The League Councilor’s godfather, Stephen McPherson, is the great grandson of Stephen Mather, a co-founder of the League and the first director of the National Park Service.Continued
More than 35,000 people ventured into 116 state parks throughout California for Green Friday the day after Thanksgiving, an event hosted by Save the Redwoods League, California State Parks, and California State Parks Foundation. The event raised awareness of the state park system and promoted enjoyment and appreciation of California’s beautiful state parks.Continued
The Bold Italic: How Climate Change is Affecting Our Redwood Forests Discover Magazine: The Lure of the Redwood Forest San Francisco Chronicle: Big Basin: Finding solitude in California’s oldest state park Smithsonian: A Miniature Living Redwood Forest Springs Up In … Continued
The effort is under way to safeguard spectacular Mailliard Ranch, the largest remaining redwood property still in family hands in the entire coast range. Save the Redwoods League is working to ensure permanent protection of this 14,898-acre landscape so that its splendid ancient forest, rivers and streams, and vast array of plants and wildlife continue to survive and thrive.Continued
Money (Time): State Parks Offer Free Admission, Free Camping on Black Friday LA Times: If you pick hiking over shopping on Black Friday, you may get in free to some California state parks The Daily Beast: The Green Backlash Against … Continued
You can discover the San Francisco Bay Area’s more than 1 million acres of parks by visiting OutdoorVoice.org. On this new site, you’ll also learn about volunteering, open space campaigns, issues affecting parks, job opportunities, new trails and land acquisitions. Save the Redwoods League is a member of Outdoor Voice, regional coalition of organizations that create and take care of parks to protect the Bay Area’s world-famous natural wonders, including redwood forests.