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Save the Redwoods League has been awarded accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission
League Earns National Accreditation for a Second Time
Harry Pollack
 
 

As the glow fades from the 100 candles atop our centennial birthday cake, there’s one more present we’ve yet to reveal—our renewed accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission! Save the Redwoods League achieved accredited status, for a second time, a mark of distinction and the gold standard for land trusts.

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Photo by Neil Hunt, Flickr Creative Commons
Bringing Science Curriculum to Life at Calaveras Big Trees
Jenny Comperda
 
 

Park Interpretative Specialist Jenny Comperda reports from Calaveras Big Trees, where 950 students from around the world experienced the giant sequoia forest through virtual field trips in February.

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Historic Win: America’s Most Successful Conservation Program Permanently Reauthorized
Sam Hodder
 
 

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), our nation’s most successful conservation and recreation funding program, was permanently reauthorized today. This is a resounding and historic win for land conservation from coast to coast and for our redwoods here in California!

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RCCI researcher Steve Sillett preparing to climb a giant sequoia. Photo: Paolo Vescia.
The Science of Giants: Exploring redwoods research from the top down
Dana Poblete
 
 

Shrouded in fog and bearing dense, labyrinthine canopies hundreds of feet in the air, redwoods remain mostly a mystery because of their formidable size and scope. But nothing could stop several courageous and curious scientists from getting as up close and personal as humanly possible to the world’s tallest trees.

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2018 Annual Report
Our New Report Reviews a Phenomenal Year, Thanks to You
Save the Redwoods League
 
 

Our 2017-18 Annual Report offers a look back at the year’s accomplishments that you made possible. The year included a broad and deep portfolio of conservation successes, and we are excited to share these achievements with you.

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Snowshoeing in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Photo by Patrn, Flickr Creative Commons
12 Ideas for Winter in the Redwoods
Pearl McLeod
 
 

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.

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Redwood National Park ehanced by LWCF. #SaveLWCF
One Step Closer: America’s Most Successful Conservation Program Advances
Shelana deSilva
 
 

One hundred and thirty-five days after the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) expired for the second time in three years, permanent reauthorization passed the U.S. Senate by a vote of 92-8, demonstrating strong bipartisan support for the program. Learn how you can help #SaveLWCF.

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Giant Sequoia Global Learning Adventure
Jenny Comperda
 
 

Park Interpretative Specialist Jenny Comperda reports from Calaveras Big Trees, where 1,000 students from around the world experienced the giant sequoia forest through virtual field trips in January.

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Humboldt Redwoods State Park.
My Redwood Confession: A Compelling Story of How Man and Tree Can Save One Another
Dana Poblete
 
 

Trees are living, breathing beings; it’s easy to forget. Even those among the mightiest of them—the coast redwood, for instance—can seem mundane, ubiquitous in everyday signage, their timber hidden in the bones of Northern California buildings and homes. But to some, man’s connection to trees can be almost palpable.

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Play Forest Matchmaker!
Save the Redwoods League
 
 

We invite you to play a fun matchmaking game and celebrate 5 of the redwood forest’s unlikely—but enduring—loves.

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