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The PORTS program connects students to their state parks through videos and interviews with a park ranger. Photo courtesy of California State Parks.

Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks Bring the Giant Sequoia Forests of California into Classrooms Worldwide

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Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks have launched a new digital field trip that explores the challenges, including wildfires, facing our giant sequoia forests. Giant sequoia, the largest living trees on Earth, are found only in California’s Sierra Nevada. Their massive size, singular beauty, and rarity have made them living icons of the natural world and subjects of global fascination. The new giant sequoia program will air live through the Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students program (PORTS).

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Save the Redwoods League Announces Free “Stand for the Redwoods Festival” in Orick, Humboldt County, CA Sunday, October 7, at 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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Contacts: Ashley Boarman, Landis Communications Phone: 415-359-2312 | Email: redwoods@landispr.com   Performers include Monophonics; Marty O’Reilly & the Old Soul Orchestra; and Saritah Free festival celebrates League’s Centennial and 50th anniversary of Redwood National Park and features Sierra Nevada beer … Continued

Redwoods Rising Botany Apprentices take a break at an overlook of Redwood Creek in the Bald Hills area of the park. Photo by Len Mazur

Redwoods Rising Apprentices Help Restore Redwood National and State Parks

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Redwoods take thousands of years to grow, and as we look to the future, we recognize the importance of training the next generation of conservation leaders to continue caring for these forests. That’s why we started an apprentice program this summer. Meet the Redwoods Rising apprentices who gained hands-on field experience as they helped us study and restore the historically logged lands within Redwood National and State Parks.

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Join Lou Seal, the mascot for the San Francisco Giants, as he applauds redwoods, the other giants of the West Coast.

5+ New League Centennial Activities: SF Giants Game, Exhibits

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A major league baseball game, new sweepstakes, fascinating exhibits and special donor events are among the ways you’re invited to celebrate redwoods and the League’s Centennial this month and beyond. Two organizations that celebrate the giants of the West Coast are marking milestones together — Save the Redwoods League and the San Francisco Giants! Come and enjoy the League’s 100th anniversary and the SF Giants’ 60th anniversary in California on August 25.

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Enjoy Charles Krug Wine Club

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Save the Redwoods League is proud to partner with Charles Krug Winery, the exclusive wine sponsor for the Centennial Celebration Gala on October 13 and a Centennial Partner in 2018. To mark the League’s Centennial, the Winery invites League supporters to join the Redwood Wine Club featuring twice yearly shipments. The League thanks Charles Krug Winery and the Mondavi Family for their generous support of our Centennial Celebration Gala. Cheers!

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League in the News

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CBS News Sunday Morning: Mapping the genome of redwoods Sunset.com: A New Redwoods Reserve Is Opening in Sonoma County in 2021 National Parks Traveler: Redwood National And State Parks Hold Meetings for Prairie Creek Forest and Stream Restoration Eureka Times-Standard: Clarke Museum exhibit delves … Continued

Photo by Mike Kahn, Save the Redwoods League

Major League Celebrations at Giants Game

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Two organizations that celebrate the giants of the West Coast are marking milestones together. As a Lead Centennial Partner, the San Francisco Giants are spotlighting the 100th anniversary of Save the Redwoods League. In turn, the League is celebrating the baseball team’s 60th anniversary. You’re invited to join these major league celebrations on Saturday, August 25, 2018!

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One of several pristine unnamed creeks run through Harold Richardson Redwoods Reserve

Largest Old-Growth Coast Redwood Forest in Private Hands Now Permanently Protected by Save the Redwoods League

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Save the Redwoods League, celebrating their centennial year as the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and stewarding coast redwood and giant sequoia forests in California, today announced that it has acquired the 730-acre Harold Richardson Redwoods Reserve in Sonoma County to permanently protect hundreds of old-growth redwoods and provide future public access to them.

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This spectacular tree is among Red Hill Grove’s 110 ancient giant sequoia. Photo by Paolo Vescia

June 25 Deadline to Save Red Hill Giant Sequoia

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Fewer than two weeks remain for Save the Redwoods League to purchase Red Hill, one of the two largest unprotected giant sequoia properties in the world. You can help us seize the rare chance to protect this forest, its critical habitat for many imperiled species, and its 110 majestic ancient giant sequoia. Please help us close the deal, and have your gift go twice as far to safeguard our remaining old-growth sequoia.

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Explore Coast Redwoods eguide

Get New, Free Eguide to the Coast Redwoods

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Our new, free Explore Coast Redwoods eguide can help you plan your visit to 24 amazing coast redwood parks, just in time for summer. Inside, you’ll find tips on where and when to go, what to bring, and where to stay. Choose from a wide range of activities at these parks, from hiking, bicycling, fishing, and wildlife viewing, to camping, swimming, and kayaking.

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A Night of Coastal Wonder: Sneak a Peek at Major Exhibit

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Concerts among the redwoods and a preview of the California Academy of Sciences’ amazing new exhibit are among the new, fun, and fascinating events celebrating redwoods and the League’s Centennial — and you’re invited! Join us at the Academy’s Golden State NightLife on June 14 for an early look at the exhibit, Giants of Land and Sea. Get our discount to see this exhibit opening on June 15 in San Francisco.

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California voters approve $4.1 billion in support of clean water and safe parks. Photo by Paolo Vescia.

Voters said #YesOn68 for Clean Water & Safe Parks

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On June 5, Californians passed Proposition 68, the Clean Water and Safe Parks Act, authorizing $4.1 billion in support of our state’s water, parks, and natural resources. With Prop 68 passed, the League and our partners will be able to improve existing redwood parks and reserves, like the historically logged forests within Redwood National and State Parks, making them more accessible and more resilient to drought, wildfire, and flood.

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