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A woman of color stands on a log hanging over a creek and peers through her binoculars.

5 ways to do forest bathing

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Certified forest bathing guide Juan Lazo Bautista took us into the redwoods and explains how this immersive nature experience works, including a meditation, tools, and practices to help guide you on your journey.






A woman wearing a hard hat and a pack of tree seedlings

Planting 23,000 redwood trees

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To help restore the forest in San Vicente Redwoods, which was impacted by the CZU Lightning Complex fire, the League and our partners planted thousands of trees.


A creek pooled with a fallen trunk in a redwood forest

Protecting Tc’ih-Léh-Dûñ

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To ensure lasting protection and ongoing stewardship, the League donated and transferred the forest to the Sinkyone Council, and the Council granted the League a conservation easement. Through this partnership, the Sinkyone Council returns Indigenous presence to a land from which Sinkyone people were forcibly removed generations ago.








Black and white photo of a forest next to a dry creek, with hikers in the distance

War stories from the 1960s redwoods conservation movement

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Photographer and activist Dave Van de Mark helped to establish Redwood National Park by documenting the story of the forest. 50 years later, he is photographing the same places he helped to protect, in a stunning reflection on 50 years of transformation in the forest.


landscape vista of the rugged coastline, covered in a thick blanket of redwood trees.

It was a big year for redwoods

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Reflecting on the League’s big year in 2021 and forging ahead toward a brighter future for redwoods.





yurok prairie creek

Goodbye asphalt, hello nature

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By breaking ground, partners are writing a new chapter for a former Orick redwood mill site at the confluence of Prairie Creek and Redwood Creek. For decades the mill site has remained as a scar on the landscape, a reminder of that misguided past. Now that’s changing. The League has begun restoring the site and constructing a southern visitor gateway to Redwood National and State Parks.