This is a place for personal insights into our work by Save the Redwoods League leaders. You can explore posts by category: It Takes a Forest SM focuses on League project and program updates; Off the Beaten Path gets you into the redwood forest; Redwoods Futures illuminates the issues affecting our redwood forests; and The Eighth Wonders explores the art, education, and science of the redwood forests. Please join the conversation by posting your stories and comments.

Coastal fog in redwood forest, dawn

Why Are There Few Black Voices in Redwoods Conservation?


The more we learn about the cultural context of the early 20th-century conservation movement, the better we understand how the racist and classist beliefs and practices of the era created systemic impacts on today’s conservation and outdoor recreation.

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John Griffith

Celebrity of the forest


John “Griff” Griffith has become a celebrity for his videos for California State Parks.

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Woman walking among redwoods at Cathedral Grove at Mailliard Ranch

What do we mean by ‘landscape-scale’ forest protection?


Landscape-scale conservation aims to ensure that the interests of different stakeholders are met, instead of focusing on a single use of the land. This type of conservation supports communities, the economy, as well as the wildlife and natural resources of an area.

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