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Kathy Bailey co-founded Hendy Woods Community, the group that helped keep the Hendy Woods State Park open when it faced closure because of a state budget crisis. Photo by Joan Hamilton
Kathy Bailey co-founded Hendy Woods Community, the group that helped keep the Hendy Woods State Park open when it faced closure because of a state budget crisis. Photo by Joan Hamilton

When Hendy Woods State Park faced closure in 2011 because of California State Parks budget cuts, Kathy Bailey said she knew she had to get involved. So she co-founded Hendy Woods Community, which, with Save the Redwoods League, helped keep the park open for all to enjoy.

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The League in the News
  • SFGate: 777-year-old tree is a babe in Muir Woods. Emily Burns, Save the Redwoods League Director of Science, says tree-ring data shows Muir Woods redwoods are younger than previously estimated.
  • OpenRoad, NBC Bay Area: Trails in the Redwoods. The League, The Garden Club of America, The Student Conservation Association and California State Parks are restoring the beloved River Trail in Humboldt Redwoods State Park
  • Wild Hope: The World Above Us. Emily Burns, Save the Redwoods League Director of Science, writes about researching in the redwood canopy. First published in Wild Hope magazine.

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

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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