Author Archives: Pearl McLeod

Pearl is the Communications Assistant at Save the Redwoods League hailing from Nova Scotia, Canada. Though she is far from where she started, the redwood forests of California feel like home now and she's passionate about connecting people to the majesty of the redwoods.

Trilliums bloom in the redwoods in spring

From Whales to Wildflowers: 5 Spring Trips in the Redwoods


Take a break from spring cleaning and go spring hiking. It’s getting warmer, and that means snowmelt is creating flowing waterfalls, wildflowers are blooming across California, and you can soak up some sun. While all the redwood parks deserve a visit, here are recommendations that can make your spring trips special. From whales to delicate flowers, there’s something for everyone this season.

Snowshoeing in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Photo by Patrn, Flickr Creative Commons

12 Ideas for Winter in the Redwoods


Everyone should have a chance to experience the magic of snow-draped sequoia, and this year, conditions are perfect. There’s plenty of snow and plenty of ways to get out and enjoy it. So if you’re craving a day in the forest, here are some ideas for where to go and what to do when the snow falls.