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Permanent Protection for Dramatic Forest

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About a 2½-hour drive north of San Francisco, the League’s magnificent 870-acre Stewarts Point property has taken another step forward on its conservation and restoration journey. New agreements permanently protect the redwood forest, coast and a stretch of the South Fork Gualala River. Agreements will also grant an indigenous tribe permanent access to the seaside bluffs for ceremonies and ensure a public trail will open in 2019.

Learn More: See two videos, photos, a map and the complete story.

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Transformation You Made Possible in 2016

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Although we’re working on our major projects of 2017, it’s important to reflect on the big victories we shared last year. Our 2016 Annual Report is now available online. With its inspiring theme “Transformation in Motion,” it is a rich, beautifully designed celebration of the incredible work we’ve accomplished together last year.

Read More: You can read the full PDF report online.

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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

Westfall Ranch SAVED!

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Westfall Ranch is now permanently protected! More than 3,100 members of Save the Redwoods League supported the purchase of these 77 acres bordering Headwaters Forest Reserve to restore and connect more people to this magnificent part of the coast redwood range.

Learn more about Westfall Ranch!

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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

New Projects Showcase 2 Big Sur Parks

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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.

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Photo by Bob Wick

Donors Secure 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. Save the Redwoods League and partners have purchased and transferred a part of this gateway called Craig Ranch to the Bureau of Land Management.

Learn more about Craig Ranch.

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Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Major Progress on Trail Restoration

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The long-awaited restoration of the magnificent River Trail in Humboldt Redwoods State Park took a huge leap forward recently! Crews finished the 6-mile footpath’s surface, and day-use area improvements are well under way, thanks to gifts from members like you.

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Your gifts are helping to decommission former logging roads and plant redwoods in Headwaters Forest Reserve. One day, the restored areas will resemble ancient redwood groves like this one at the reserve. Photo by Humboldt State University

Heal Headwaters Forest Reserve

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Your generous donations are restoring habitat for wildlife and speeding development of tomorrow’s beautiful old-growth groves at Headwaters Forest, the reserve established in 1999 after a long and contentious dispute over the logging of its ancient coast redwood forest.

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Sam Hodder, League President and CEO, explores the ancient redwoods at Big River-Mendocino Old-Growth Redwoods. Photo by Mike Shoys

You Protected Rare Pygmy-Redwood Forest

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Less than 1 mile from the Pacific Ocean and the town of Mendocino, a two-track dirt road leads into a rare example of two forest types contained in one magnificent location: a pygmy forest and an ancient redwood forest that faces logging and development.

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Peters Creek Old-Growth Forest is now protected from development, thanks to your gifts. Photo by Paolo Vescia

You Protected 2 Ancient Forests!

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Thanks to donations from generous members like you, Save the Redwoods League met matching gift challenges and raised the funds needed by December 31, 2014, to protect the breathtaking Peters Creek Old-Growth Forest and Boulder Creek Forest

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