Author Archives: Save the Redwoods League

A stand of trees, mostly Douglas fir, burned by the Usal Fire this week on Shady Dell. Photo by Richard Campbell

Good News/Bad News Following Fire at Shady Dell

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If you’ve been following our social media over the last week or so, you’ve heard about the Usal Fire, which started July 27 and burned about 180 acres. About 150 acres of the fire took place on our Shady Dell property. The fire is now almost completely contained.

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Redwoods Rising Apprentices 2019

Redwoods Rising Apprentices Team Building

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Earlier this season, Redwoods Rising apprentices toured the Greater Miller Creek Project Area to get a sense of the work they would be doing later in the summer. They also did a team building activity, where they established a circle in the grass, and then had to retrieve a piece of redwood branch that they placed outside of the circle without touching the ground. The larger lesson was that growth requires teamwork. All in all a fun day.

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Photo by Alisha Laborico, courtesy Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

New Redwoods Park Opens Near Los Gatos

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Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony last month, San Francisco Bay Area residents now can enjoy a spectacular redwood park near Los Gatos. The 1,432-acre Bear Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve features an easy-access interpretive trail around Upper Lake and 6 miles of hiking and equestrian trails.

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Dr. Kristen Shive, Director of Science, Save the Redwoods League. Richard Campbell, Director of Restoration, Save the Redwoods League.

Save the Redwoods League Names Two New Leaders

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Contacts: Robin Carr, Landis Communications Phone: (415) 971-3991 | Email: redwoods@landispr.com   Download the full press release SAN FRANCISCO (July 10, 2019) – Save the Redwoods League, the 100-year-old organization devoted to the protection of California’s iconic coast redwoods and Continued

NBC Nightly News: Go inside a secret grove of centuries-old California redwoods

Go inside a secret grove of centuries-old California redwoods

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There’s a magical place in Sonoma, California where hundreds of acres of centuries-old redwoods have gone untouched. The land was owned by the Falk family for generations, until they recently sold it to Save the Redwoods League to preserve, with plans to allow the public in.

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League in the News

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California scientists unravel genetic mysteries of world’s tallest trees San Francisco Chronicle Santa Cruz redwoods property, former movie location, sold for open space preserve The Mercury News Sixth Graders Take a Trip to Grizzly Creek State Park to Learn about Continued

Charred giant sequoia were killed in the 2017 Pier Fire

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Home of some of the tallest and most extraordinary trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Portola Redwoods State Park provides visitors with a much-needed escape from life in nearby Silicon Valley.

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League in the News

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Beyond the Lab: Allyson Carroll Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: Do redwood trees have more DNA than humans? Radiolab Podcast: How Finding Rare Plants Saved Ynes Mexia’s Life Outside Magazine: 4 great reasons to include charities in your will and Continued

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