Author Archives: Save the Redwoods League

Since 1918, Save the Redwoods League has protected and restored redwood forests and connected people with their peace and beauty so these wonders of the natural world flourish.

Sean O'Gara's 'Redwood Cathedral', honorable mention in the 2013 Know Wonder Photo Contest.

Legacy gifts help create the Forever Forest

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  Among those Legacy Circle members whose gifts have contributed to the success of the Forever Forest Campaign are three special individuals who, through their commitment to conservation and philanthropy, have made a tremendous impact on the League’s mission to …

Coast redwoods grow naturally today only in a narrow 450-mile strip along the Pacific coast from central California to southern Oregon. Photo by Jon Parmentier

Growing Giants

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John Scharffenberger is a League Board of Directors member and Chair of Forever Forest: The Campaign for the Redwoods. He recently was honored with an award for his philanthropy.

Suzanne Moss in Alder Creek

Creating a fire-ready future for redwoods

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Although the losses of last year’s fire season were unprecedented, they were also the latest in a series of high-fire years fueled by misguided forest management, climate change, and drought. And it is now clear that coast redwood and giant …

San Vicente Redwoods

CEMEX Agrees to Removal of Dam at Mill Creek in Santa Cruz Mountains

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Sempervirens Fund announced today that they have secured approvals and critical post-fire funding to remove a dam from Mill Creek. CEMEX, the former owner of what is now San Vicente Redwoods, retains water and infrastructure rights on the property, and approved the dam removal. Deconstruction will begin later this summer.

Two women in colorful clothing cross a bridge in the redwoods.

We Stand Against Anti-Asian Violence

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Save the Redwoods League condemn violence against Asian and Pacific Islander people in the United States.

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Webinar: Redwoods Rising — rebuilding California’s iconic forests

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Facebook Live event on March 12. We explored Redwoods Rising—a partnership of Save the Redwoods League, the National Park Service, and California State Parks to restore this forest now protected within Redwood National and State Parks.