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35,000 Visitors Join Us for Green Friday

More than 35,000 people ventured into 116 state parks throughout California for Green Friday the day after Thanksgiving, an event hosted by Save the Redwoods League, California State Parks, and California State Parks Foundation. The event raised awareness of the state park system and promoted enjoyment and appreciation of California’s beautiful state parks.

See photos and what participants had to say

About Save the Redwoods League


Since 1918, Save the Redwoods League has protected and restored redwood forests and connected people with their peace and beauty so these wonders of the natural world flourish.

League in the News


The Bold Italic: How Climate Change is Affecting Our Redwood Forests Discover Magazine: The Lure of the Redwood Forest San Francisco Chronicle: Big Basin: Finding solitude in California’s oldest state park Smithsonian: A Miniature Living Redwood Forest Springs Up In Continued

Wendy Millett

Her Conservation Roots Run Deep


Wendy Millet carries on a family tradition that stretches back to the early years of America’s conservation movement. The League Councilor’s godfather, Stephen McPherson, is the great grandson of Stephen Mather, a co-founder of the League and the first director of the National Park Service.

Learn Millet’s view on the future of forest restoration

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