Wildfire continues to challenge California’s coast redwood and giant
Coast redwood and giant sequoia forests are fire adapted and have been thriving, fire-resilient ecosystems for millions of years. Nonetheless, with forests as vulnerable and strained as they are today by climate change and 170 years of commercial logging, that characteristic resilience is facing an unprecedented test. While California has seen several heavy wildfire seasons in recent years, these have been unprecedented in their severity, and their impact on the coast redwoods and giant sequoia.
Monitor the current wildfire situation on the League’s online map:
Below you’ll find the League’s latest updates related to wildfire.
Today, it takes a community including private landowners, parks, local communities, scientists and our supporters, to safeguard redwood forests. Together, we protect redwood forests from threats such as unsustainable development; restore the forests we have lost; and connect people to these towering wonders of nature. With your help, we can leave the forests — and the world — in a better place than we found them.