New Projects Showcase 2 Big Sur Parks; Lend a Hand with Earth Day Projects; California Leader Champions Forests; Giant Thoughts blog; In the News
Save the Redwoods League Redwood Matters
April 2016

New Projects Showcase 2 Big Sur Parks

Hare Creek rushes past redwoods in Limekiln State Park. League donors’ support recently helped replace a bridge reconnecting the camping area to all of the park’s trails. © Russ Bishop, Alamy Stock Photo

You have more amenities to enjoy at two breathtaking redwood state parks in Big Sur, thanks to support from League donors like you. Save the Redwoods League helped replace a failing footbridge at Limekiln State Park, and is continuing trail improvements at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.

Learn about the enhancements and plan your trip.

Lend a Hand with Earth Day Projects

Photo by renedrivers, Flickr Creative Commons

You can make a difference as a volunteer to help spruce up three magnificent redwood state parks on Saturday, April 16, at the California State Parks Foundation 18th Annual Earth Day Event. Your help is needed to clear invasive vegetation, repair storm-damaged trails, and more. The three redwood parks are Jack London State Historic Park, Sinkyone Wilderness State Park and Sonoma Coast State Park, among 24 other participating California state parks.

Learn more and register today.

Supporter Spotlight:

California Leader Champions Forests

John Laird, California Secretary for Natural Resources, recalls when redwoods first became significant in his life. He grew up as the son of teachers in Vallejo, and his family would often visit his maternal grandparents in the North Bay.

Learn how Laird’s early days were the foundation of his commitment to conservation.

Hot Topics in Our Blog

Student Perspectives: 4 Reasons to Visit Joaquin Miller Park
by Save the Redwoods League

Although this park may be small in comparison to others, it is not lacking in variety of activities and scenery. From mountain biking to attending an outdoor play, this park has opportunities for people of all ages to enjoy, all while being removed from the bustle of the surrounding cities. Go to Joaquin Miller Park to discover the magic of the redwoods. Just minutes away from San Francisco and East Bay towns, you can take advantage of this local park any day of the week.

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Infographic Shows How Redwoods Help People and Wildlife
by Deborah Zierten

Did you know that the California Legislature named the coast redwood as California’s official state tree on April 3, 1937? In honor of our magnificent redwoods, we’ve created an infographic to show just some of the ways that redwoods support people and wildlife.

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Infographic describes the benefits that redwoods provide for people and wildlife.
Redwoods Education Reaches Across Language Barriers
by Save the Redwoods League

As I prepared to teach my first Redwoods and Climate Change lesson in the classroom, I was admittedly nervous. This class was composed entirely of English language learners. As the students shuffled into the classroom, took their seats and began reading the board, it was clear they were excited about the week’s lesson.

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