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Help safeguard a remote redwood forest to buffer the ancient grove of Montgomery Woods

Aerial view of Lost Coast Redwoods

Forever Forest: The Campaign for the Redwoods Raises $139 Million in Private Support to Protect California’s Coast Redwood and Giant Sequoia Forests

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Media Contact: Robin Carr, Landis Communications Phone: (415) 971-3991 | Email: redwoods@landispr.com Download the full press release Save the Redwoods League capital campaign ends and exceeds fundraising goal to safeguard forests, launch groundbreaking restoration initiatives and welcome diverse visitors to …

Tc’ih-Léh-Dûñ (Fish Run Place)

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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.

Coastline landscape

Lost Coast Redwoods

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Encompassing 5 miles of rugged, undeveloped California coast in northern Mendocino County, the 3,181-acre (about 5 square miles) Lost Coast Redwoods property is a landscape of great cultural and ecological significance.

Crew working on restoration 

Prairie Creek Restoration

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The stretch of Prairie Creek that runs through the Orick Mill Site offers the last downstream opportunity to restore ecological function and provide critical juvenile salmonid rearing habitat.

Aerial photo of the Orick Mill Site

Redwood National & State Parks Trails Gateway

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The Trails Gateway project will establish the site as a new redwood destination, adding capacity to Redwood National and State Parks that has experienced substantial growth in visitation and seasonal overcrowding in recent years.

Aerial photo of the Orick Mill Site

Redwood Trails Gateway & Prairie Creek Restoration

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Save the Redwoods League is constructing a southern gateway to Redwood National and State Parks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Humboldt County that attracts more than one million people each year to see the planet’s tallest trees and explore the area’s rich Indigenous heritage.

second growth redwoods

San Vicente Redwoods

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San Vicente Redwoods is the keystone property in the Santa Cruz Mountains, partly because of its 90 ancient redwoods, but mostly because of its size.

Aerial view of Mailliard Ranch

Mailliard Ranch

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Home to the largest coast redwood forest still in private family hands, Mailliard Ranch is a 14,838-acre undivided property near Boonville, California, in southern Mendocino. This expansive landscape features sweeping meadowlands, crystal-clear streams, and mountains and canyons blanketed by lush redwood forest, mixed-conifer groves, and oak woodlands.

Cascade Creek: The future resilience of a fire-impacted landscape is secured

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Save the Redwoods League has safeguarded the long-term health of a keystone forest with the December 2020 purchase of the Cascade Creek property, home to old-growth and mature second-growth redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The acquisition creates continuous habitat from the mountains to the Pacific Ocean within the ancestral territory of the Quiroste Tribe.

Save the Redwoods League Acquires Cascade Creek Redwoods in Santa Cruz Mountains, Connecting Big Basin Redwoods and Año Nuevo State Parks

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Save the Redwoods League today announced the completion of the purchase of Cascade Creek, a 564-acre property between Big Basin Redwoods and Año Nuevo State Parks. The $9.6 million project — including both land acquisition, closing and initial stewardship costs — marks a keystone connection for protected habitat from the Santa Cruz Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. It also advances the League’s goal of protecting the last of the old-growth redwood forest as identified in their 2018 Centennial Vision for Redwoods Conservation.

Second-growth redwood stands on Tc’ih-Léh-Dûñ.

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A Key Habitat Corridor Along Mendocino’s Lost Coast, Protected Safeguarding hundreds of acres of old-growth coast redwoods and habitat for imperiled species.

Residual old-growth redwoods rise above a second-growth stand in Redwood National and State Parks. Photo by Mike Shoys

Redwoods Rising Restoration of More Than 70,000 Acres Begins Across Northern California Redwood Forests, Providing Regional Jobs

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Save the Redwoods League, the National Park Service and California State Parks today announced the next steps in on-the-ground restoration work by Redwoods Rising, a large-scale forest restoration partnership underway in Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP). Beginning next week, Redwoods Rising crews will work in two watersheds within the park boundaries—representing a significant milestone for this long-term forest health initiative and bringing forestry jobs to this northern California region.

Research from Save the Redwoods League and Humboldt State University Confirms Significant Role of Redwood Forests in California’s Climate Fight

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Policymakers in California and all over the world are exploring the potential of natural solutions to the climate change crisis, particularly the role forests play in storing carbon in their wood as they grow. Recent findings bolster research confirming massive carbon storage in old-growth redwood forests and potential of younger, previously logged forests.