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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.

Three snow-covered giant sequoias on a sunny winter day.

7 ideas for winter fun among giant sequoias

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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.

Three snow-covered giant sequoias on a sunny winter day.

Guided First-Day Hikes at 12 redwood state parks on Jan. 1

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California State Parks is inviting Californians to kick-start the new year in a healthy way by getting fresh air and enjoying the outdoors with annual First-Day Hikes on Jan. 1, 2023. More than 50 California state parks are participating, 12 …

A man and woman standing on a forest trail among giant redwoods abd large ferns.

Giving TREESday 2022 Update

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Giving TREESday was a great success this year, thanks to our generous supporters.

woman examining tree cookie exhibit

New exhibit commemorates ancient fallen ‘tunnel tree’

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Save the Redwoods League, California State Parks, and Calaveras Big Trees Association opened the Pioneer’s Cabin Tree interpretive exhibit in the North Grove last July after storms toppled the tree in 2017.

Yurok Tribe members fishing with netting by a river.

Final approval secured for revitalizing major river through the redwoods

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The Klamath is the second largest river in California, flowing 257 miles through Oregon and Northern California and emptying into the Pacific Ocean. There, it bisects the Yurok Reservation and Redwood National and State Parks, a World Heritage site that …

A person in a rain jacket walking a dog in the wet redwood forest

Delights of the rainy season in the redwoods

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Recent showers have kicked off the rainy season in the coast redwood range, bringing fresh, earthy scents, the patter of drops on fronds and leaves, and the enchanting sights of waterfalls, newts, and fungi. It’s a great time to enjoy …

person next to gnarled ancient juniper tree on a grey day

Save the Redwoods League Donates One of the Oldest Trees in the World, Bennett Juniper, to Mother Lode Land Trust

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Save the Redwoods League today announced that it has entrusted Mother Lode Land Trust (MLLT) with the long-term stewardship of Bennett Juniper, the largest juniper and one of the oldest known trees in the world. The League donated the 3,000-year-old tree and surrounding 3-acre property to MLLT. The Bennett Juniper property has been stewarded by the League since 1987.