It’s Arbor Day, a time to reflect on the importance of trees in our lives. I for one can’t stop thinking about water and how much of it the redwoods need to thrive. I hope you enjoy this video by Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative scientists, Wendy Baxter and Anthony Ambrose, which explores how snow-less it is in the Sierra Nevada right now and what that means for our beloved giant sequoia forests.

For more information on how we are studying the impact of drought on the redwoods, click here.


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About Emily Burns

Emily joined Save the Redwoods League as the Director of Science in 2010 after studying redwood forest ecology for seven years.


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