Author Archives: Save the Redwoods League

A minute of calm in the redwoods

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Most of us can’t get to the redwoods right now, so we’re hoping this short video will help bring the redwoods to you.

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Redwood playlist #1

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We asked our cool cat colleague Emily Harwitz to come up with her ideal redwood playlist on Spotify. She nailed it.

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Kristen Shive and Matthew Bettelheim

Save the Redwoods League wins conservation award

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In recognition of its many achievements safeguarding California redwoods for future generations, Save the Redwoods League recently received the Conservationist of the Year Award from The Wildlife Society

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What a Difference a Year Makes

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Wow. This was truly another year for the books. We wondered how we could possibly top our centennial year, and thanks to all of you, we did it.

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The Overstory | The Sequoia Lives On

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The Overstory By Richard Powers It’s no surprise that The Overstory won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, because this novel is magnificently written. The book is about forests, their grandeur, their importance, and their destruction. The blight that wiped Continued

Video: Skiing at Alder Creek

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Now that there’s snow on the ground in the Sierra, we thought it would be fun to share these clips of when we explored Alder Creek last winter on skis. This is a wild landscape, and skis are perhaps the most efficient way to see it in winter.

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Video: Alder Creek in Winter

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With snow in the Sierra, we thought this would be a great time to share this video of Alder Creek covered in white. The massive cinnamon trunks of these ancient sequoia stand out beautifully against the snow. We’re inching closer to our goal of $15.65 million to purchase and protect this incredible landscape for future generations.

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Video: Old Survivor

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This film highlights “Old Survivor”, the only remaining old-growth redwood in the East Bay hills, and tells the story of Oakland’s resilient, ecologically amazing, and now protected redwood forest.

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Giant sequoia trees

Celebrate National Public Lands Day

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Show your support for our redwoods getting outside to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28. National Public Lands Day, the largest single-day volunteer effort for America’s public lands, celebrates the connection between people and green space in their Continued

Alder Creek contains hundreds of ancient giant sequoia, nearly 500 wider than six feet in diameter. Photo by Max Forster, Save the Redwoods League

Save the Redwoods League to Protect “Crown Jewel” of the Remaining Giant Sequoia Forests

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Save the Redwoods League today announced its opportunity to purchase Alder Creek, the largest remaining privately owned giant sequoia property in the world. The 530-acre Alder Creek property contains hundreds of ancient giant sequoia, 483 of which have a diameter of six feet or larger, including the Stagg Tree, the fifth-largest tree known in the world. Alder Creek is 200 miles from Los Angeles and is surrounded by Giant Sequoia National Monument.

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Annual Report 2018-19

Thank You for a Momentous Year

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Our 2018-19 Annual Report offers a look back at the year’s accomplishments that you made possible. Thank you for joining us to protect California’s most inspiring landscapes for future generations.

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