Sean O'Gara's 'Redwood Cathedral', honorable mention in the 2013 Know Wonder Photo Contest.

Legacy gifts help create the Forever Forest


  Among those Legacy Circle members whose gifts have contributed to the success of the Forever Forest Campaign are three special individuals who, through their commitment to conservation and philanthropy, have made a tremendous impact on the League’s mission to …

Coast redwoods grow naturally today only in a narrow 450-mile strip along the Pacific coast from central California to southern Oregon. Photo by Jon Parmentier

Growing Giants


John Scharffenberger is a League Board of Directors member and Chair of Forever Forest: The Campaign for the Redwoods. He recently was honored with an award for his philanthropy.

A man in a blue t-shirt walks down a dirt path towards the camera on a sunny day. He is dwarfed by the surrounding redwoods and vegetation.

A great start toward the future of redwoods conservation


Forever Forest: The Campaign for the Redwoods has already made a tremendous impact. And while the campaign is all about creating a foundation for the future, we’ve already put these funds to work. Contributions to the Forever Forest Campaign have already been used to protect spectacular coast redwood and giant sequoia landscapes. Check the list to see how we’re getting started!

Bob and Harriet Jakovina

The Jakovinas: Protecting Wonder for Tomorrow’s Children


Bob and Harriet Jakovina have devoted their lives to sharing their love of nature. Their wish is to make it possible for future generations to enjoy redwood forests and other beloved California landscapes. So they named Save the Redwoods League …

A generous bequest resulted in the League's support of the new visitor center at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. You can plan a trip to this redwood park.

Members’ Generosity Helps Open New Calaveras Visitor Center


Now James and Carmen Hickling’s love for Calaveras Big Trees lives on through a generous bequest, which supported construction of the park’s new visitor center. The center hosted a grand opening last Memorial Day. This new center honors the legacy of those who preserved these groves in the past, and tells the story of the giant sequoias.

Redwood seedlings. Photo by Mark Bult

Easy Holiday Redwoods Gifts


You can honor your loved ones and benefit the redwood forest this holiday season. For as little as $10, your honoree will get a lovely ecard letting them know you’ve made this special gift. For just $25, your ecard can accompany a gift of a League membership, and for $75, your paper or electronic card will announce that you have had a seedling planted in a redwood forest.

Save the Redwoods League Joins the National #GivingTuesday Movement to Encourage Spending with a Purpose


SAN FRANCISCO (December 3, 2013)—Save the Redwoods League has joined #GivingTuesday, a first-of-its-kind national effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving Holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday will inspire people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they support and help create a better world. Learn more about #GIVINGTUESDAY and give today!

Fran Wolfe and her husband Cameron Wolfe enjoy the grove he dedicated to her in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.

Valentine’s Day: From the Ultimate Gift to New Ecards


You may celebrate Valentine’s Day with chocolates or a bouquet of red roses. But Piedmont, California, attorney Cameron Wolfe gave his wife Fran something much bigger: He worked with Save the Redwoods League to dedicate the Fran B. Wolfe Redwood Grove in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.

Photo by Mark Bult

How Your Seedling Gifts Help Heal Forest


Photo by Mark Bult Thanks to your gifts through the seedling planting program, more than 2,000 redwoods and 2,600 Douglas-firs have been planted in the last two years to restore logged forests in and around Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Ancient …

Our recent purchase of land helps protect the surrounding Giant Sequoia National Monument (pictured), home of some of the Earth's largest trees.

You, Emergency Fund Are There at Crucial Times


It’s why Save the Redwoods League exists – giant redwoods, centuries old, up for sale by private owners. A developer or timber company has put in a bid for the property. We must be prepared to respond quickly with funding in place. Help make sure we are always ready by donating to our Emergency Projects Campaign.

Have You Renewed Your Membership?


With our members’ generous support, Save the Redwoods League achieved many successes in 2011, including purchase of the ancient Noyo River Redwoods and one of the last pieces of privately held land in Redwood National Park. You are at the heart of that success.

Member Appreciation Day Draws 170+


More than 170 Save the Redwoods League members enjoyed a cookout, music, kids’ activities and guided hikes on our July 16 Member Appreciation Day at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.