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New League Centennial Activities: Concerts, Major Exhibit

Concerts among the redwoods and a preview of the California Academy of Sciences’ amazing new exhibit are among the new, fun, and fascinating events celebrating redwoods and the League’s Centennial — and you’re invited!


California Academy of Sciences’ Giants of Land and Sea Exhibit

Exhibit opens June 15, 2018

Life at the edge of land and sea is a dynamic, ever-changing place — where fog rolls in, tectonic plates shift, and rocky coastlines trace the majestic outline of our state’s rich natural history. Visitors to the California Academy of Sciences will discover the giant wonders that make Northern California like nowhere else in the world at Giants of Land and Sea. In this brand new exhibit filled with larger-than-life interactives, visitors will experience the epicness of the state’s iconic landscape — including redwoods.

An intimate, multimedia experience will invite visitors to virtually ascend from the forest floor to the redwood canopy alongside scientists who brave incredible heights to study the complex ecological structure and charismatic wildlife that make these mighty giants their home. Standing face to face with a real 8,500-lb. cross-section from a fallen ancient redwood that took root around the year 1200, visitors will use a digital touchscreen to “read the redwoods” while examining its tree rings to learn about key periods in the tree’s life. In partnership with Save the Redwoods League, visitors will also learn about coast redwood ecology and local conservation.

Enjoy the League’s 15 percent discount on Academy admission to experience the exhibit.
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Redwood Grove Summer Concerts 2018

June 7 through August 30, Every Thursday and Special Tuesdays | 5:30 – 7:30 pm

University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley is proudly partnering with Save the Redwoods League for this year’s Redwood Grove Summer Concerts. Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley Hills. Ticket includes admission to the Garden before closing at 5 pm. Picnics are welcome.
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Redwoods Birthday Bash for Redwood Leadership Circle members

June 23, 2018 | 11 a.m.

If you’re a part of our wonderful group of Redwood Leadership Circle donors, you are invited to join Save the Redwoods League for a magical birthday celebration at Portola Redwoods State Park, La Honda, in honor of redwoods and our Centennial year. Family fun includes kids yoga under the redwood canopy, a redwood treasure hunt in the forest, live music, and of course, birthday cake! Interested in camping out? We have reserved campsites! For more information about this event, please contact Luz Perez, Special Events Manager, at 415-820-5833 or Lperez@SaveTheRedwoods.org.



California voters approve $4.1 billion in support of clean water and safe parks. Photo by Paolo Vescia.

Voters said #YesOn68 for Clean Water & Safe Parks

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On June 5, Californians passed Proposition 68, the Clean Water and Safe Parks Act, authorizing $4.1 billion in support of our state’s water, parks, and natural resources. With Prop 68 passed, the League and our partners will be able to improve existing redwood parks and reserves, like the historically logged forests within Redwood National and State Parks, making them more accessible and more resilient to drought, wildfire, and flood.


A Night of Coastal Wonder: Sneak a Peek at Major Exhibit

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Concerts among the redwoods and a preview of the California Academy of Sciences’ amazing new exhibit are among the new, fun, and fascinating events celebrating redwoods and the League’s Centennial — and you’re invited! Join us at the Academy’s Golden State NightLife on June 14 for an early look at the exhibit, Giants of Land and Sea. Get our discount to see this exhibit opening on June 15 in San Francisco.

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