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Song of Six Rivers by Zev Levinson

Two Reviews

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Read two book reviews from the League’s REDWOODS magazine: Song of Six Rivers, a poem by author Zev Levinson, and Stretch to the Sun by Carrie A. Pearson.

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The Diaz family of San Jose visiting Samuel P. Taylor State Park

Program Connects 30,000 Visitors to Parks

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The redwood forests are among the Diaz family’s favorite places. Jami, her husband Xavier, and their sons, Nolan, 8, and Hollis, 4, love to take trips from their San Jose home to decompress among the giant trees. So when they learned on Facebook about the League’s 2018 Free Second Saturdays in redwood parks, they jumped at the chance to explore different forests.

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Fog provides coast redwoods with much of the moisture they need

Can Redwoods Survive a Hotter Planet?

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“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe,” John Muir wrote in My First Summer in the Sierra. I was reading a lot of Muir during my first summer in the Sierra, the summer I fell in love with giant sequoia trees.

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Amanda Machado (center) visits Redwood Regional Park in Oakland with friends

Redwoods Helped Connect My Latino Family to the Outdoors

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Moments like these made a difference. By sharing Redwood Regional Park with family members and later, other friends of color, it became the space where my Latino identity and my outdoorsiness started finally coming together, the space where the outdoors also began to feel culturally like home.

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Students in the League’s Redwoods and Climate Change High School Program measure a redwood.

The New Climate Heroes: League Program Inspires Future Scientists

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Today’s youths are destined to be tomorrow’s climate champions. That’s why it’s so critical to empower them to learn about climate change from all angles — including from inside a redwood forest. Through the League’s Redwoods and Climate Change High School Program, students gain crucial environmental literacy.

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Charred giant sequoia were killed in the 2017 Pier Fire

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Home of some of the tallest and most extraordinary trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Portola Redwoods State Park provides visitors with a much-needed escape from life in nearby Silicon Valley.

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League in the News

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Beyond the Lab: Allyson Carroll Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: Do redwood trees have more DNA than humans? Radiolab Podcast: How Finding Rare Plants Saved Ynes Mexia’s Life Outside Magazine: 4 great reasons to include charities in your will and … Continued

Our national monuments, including the pictured Giant Sequoia National Monument, are at risk. Photo by William Croft.

Our National Monuments Need Your Voice Today

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Congress needs to hear that you support a new bill to protect our national monuments—including Giant Sequoia National Monument—from actions that threaten their natural and cultural resources. The ANTIQUITIES Act of 2019 would reinforce existing laws that safeguard the status of our presidentially designated national monuments. The League needs your help to push for protection of our national monuments.

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Trilliums bloom in the redwoods in spring

From Whales to Wildflowers: 5 Spring Trips in the Redwoods

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Take a break from spring cleaning and go spring hiking. It’s getting warmer, and that means snowmelt is creating flowing waterfalls, wildflowers are blooming across California, and you can soak up some sun. While all the redwood parks deserve a visit, here are recommendations that can make your spring trips special. From whales to delicate flowers, there’s something for everyone this season.

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The League’s reaccreditation demonstrates sound finances, ethical conduct, responsible governance, and lasting land stewardship.

League Earns Reaccreditation

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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. This mark of distinction is the gold standard for land trusts.

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The Once and Future Forest: California's Iconic Redwoods limited edition book.

3 Authors to Present Special League Book

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Come and hear three authors and League President Sam Hodder discuss the majestic redwood forests they describe in the new book by Save the Redwoods. David Harris, Greg Sarris, and David Rains Wallace will participate in a panel about the book, The Once and Future Forest, which explores redwoods’ history and significance. The event is set for May 5, 2019, at the renowned Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley.

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Follow the League on Facebook or Instagram for a chance to get our 2019 calendar.

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You’re invited to join us on Facebook or Instagram to share your love of redwoods with our passionate online community. Like our Facebook fan page and/or follow us on Instagram, and you can keep up with the latest redwoods news, breathtaking photos, and spectacular videos. Visit our Sweepstakes to sign up for a chance to win our exclusive 2019 redwoods calendar.

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