Spring 2021

A woman pointing her mobile phone to the redwood forest

How Redwood Forests Can Heal Us

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The trail at Reinhardt Regional Redwood Park in Oakland is scattered with the shed needles and threads of redwood bark that drift from the full canopy above. These groves sprouted from a recent traumatic past—the trees are the descendants of Continued

Yurok Tribe members fishing with netting.

Revitalizing a River Through the Redwoods

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The Klamath is the second largest river in California, flowing 257 miles through Oregon and Northern California and emptying into the Pacific Ocean. There, it bisects the Yurok Reservation and Redwood National and State Parks, a World Heritage site that Continued

dog on a trail wearing red and black plaid jacket.

Doggone Good Times

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Many California coast redwood and giant sequoia parks allow dogs for hiking, camping, picnicking, and frolicking on the beach, as detailed in our new free e-guide, 29 Awesome Dog-Friendly Redwood Parks. See how every dog can have her day at some of these enchanting parks.

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Sean O'Gara's 'Redwood Cathedral', honorable mention in the 2013 Know Wonder Photo Contest.

Legacy gifts help create the Forever Forest

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  Among those Legacy Circle members whose gifts have contributed to the success of the Forever Forest Campaign are three special individuals who, through their commitment to conservation and philanthropy, have made a tremendous impact on the League’s mission to Continued

Coast redwoods grow naturally today only in a narrow 450-mile strip along the Pacific coast from central California to southern Oregon. Photo by Jon Parmentier

Growing Giants

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John Scharffenberger is a League Board of Directors member and Chair of Forever Forest: The Campaign for the Redwoods. He recently was honored with an award for his philanthropy.

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Threatened and endangered wildlife in the redwoods

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As controversy erupted in recent months over the protected status of the northern spotted owl in the Pacific Northwest, it was another reminder that California’s coast redwood and giant sequoia forests play host to many threatened and endangered wildlife species. Continued

Narinda Heng

When I Think About Saving the Redwoods

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Though they have been part of this landscape for so long, I was surprised to come upon a redwood while walking in my new neighborhood a mile from Oakland Coliseum. I was too shy to press my back up against Continued

Suzanne Moss in Alder Creek

Creating a fire-ready future for redwoods

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Although the losses of last year’s fire season were unprecedented, they were also the latest in a series of high-fire years fueled by misguided forest management, climate change, and drought. And it is now clear that coast redwood and giant Continued

Second-growth coast redwoods regenerating after fire.

A time of regrowth and renewal

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The theme for this edition of Redwoods is Renewal. We dive into the 30 by 30 movement to protect 30% of Earth by 2030. Forest and human well-being can progress in tandem.

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