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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.

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Alder Creek contains hundreds of ancient giant sequoia, nearly 500 wider than six feet in diameter. Photo by Max Forster, Save the Redwoods League

Save the Redwoods League to Protect “Crown Jewel” of the Remaining Giant Sequoia Forests

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Save the Redwoods League today announced its opportunity to purchase Alder Creek, the largest remaining privately owned giant sequoia property in the world. The 530-acre Alder Creek property contains hundreds of ancient giant sequoia, 483 of which have a diameter of six feet or larger, including the Stagg Tree, the fifth-largest tree known in the world. Alder Creek is 200 miles from Los Angeles and is surrounded by Giant Sequoia National Monument.

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The pristine South Fork of the Tule River rushes through Red Hill Grove. Photo by Paolo Vescia.

Red Hill Purchase: A Giant Conservation Win

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The purchase of Red Hill is a watershed event in giant sequoia conservation, and a particularly gratifying achievement for the League and our donors, given that 2018 is our Centennial year.

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Butano State Park. Photo by Julie Martin

Save the Redwoods League Launches Genome Project

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University of California, Davis, John Hopkins University and Save the Redwoods League today announced an ambitious plan to fully sequence the coast redwood and giant sequoia genomes — for the first time — utilizing conifer genetic sequencing techniques unavailable until now.

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Photo by Jon Parmentier

North Coast Initiative: Protect the Forests of the Future

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Together with our conservation partners, we are taking action to put the redwood homeland back on the path to vibrance and vitality. We call this collaboration the North Coast Initiative, and we are focusing our efforts in and around Redwood National and State Parks. We will acquire land near established parks, connect preserves, heal damaged forests, and expand opportunities for visitors to the redwoods.

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Westfall Ranch is protected from commercial logging and development. Photo by Mike Shoys.

League Purchases Westfall Ranch

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Today, the League announced it purchased the scenic 77-acre Westfall Ranch to buffer Headwaters Forest Reserve south of Eureka, California. The League purchased the $1.1 million property from Andy and Sandy Westfall, preventing other potential owners from developing, subdividing or commercially logging the land. More than 3,000 League members donated to this project. Learn more about Westfall Ranch.

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League donors’ gifts forever protect Westfall Ranch’s beautiful forest and meadows, which buffer Headwaters Forest Reserve, home of an ancient redwood forest. Photo by Mike Shoys

Save the Redwoods League Purchases Westfall Ranch to Buffer Headwaters Forest Reserve, Restore Elk River, Create New Trails

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Save the Redwoods League today announced that it purchased the scenic 77-acre Westfall Ranch to buffer Headwaters Forest Reserve south of Eureka, California. The League purchased the $1.1 million property from Andy and Sandy Westfall, preventing other potential owners from developing, subdividing or commercially logging the land. More than 3,000 League members donated to this project.

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Craig Ranch, the new gateway to these majestic giant sequoias on Case Mountain, will soon be open to the public, thanks to gifts from League members like you. Photo by Bob Wick

You Secured a New Gateway to Giants

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Gifts from League members like you recently helped protect a dramatically beautiful gateway to an extraordinary kingdom of ancient giant sequoias on Case Mountain.

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Mailliard Ranch

Mailliard Ranch: Signature Redwood Landscape

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Protect the largest remaining redwood property still in family hands in the entire coast range. With your help, we can ensure permanent protection of this signature redwood landscape so that its splendid forests, rivers and streams, and vast array of plants and wildlife continue to survive and thrive.

Learn more about Mailliard Ranch.

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Many of the most magnificent redwood parks and reserves you and generations of Americans have enjoyed, including Redwood National Park pictured above, have been partially funded by the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Photo by David Baselt, redwoodhikes.com

Tell Congress You Support Conservation Fund

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For 50 years, LWCF has provided critical funding for land and water conservation projects, outdoor recreation access and the continued preservation of our nation’s historic, cultural and iconic landmarks.

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