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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The League in the News
- Wall Street Journal: Strapped States Farm Out Upkeep of Parks. The Journal describes the League’s latest park-support projects.
- Los Angeles Times: Is the drought killing California’s giant sequoias? Scientist Anthony Ambrose of the League’s Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative investigates the drought’s effect on Sierra redwoods.
- KPFA: Citizen Science: Everyone Can Pitch In. The League joins a discussion of how non-professionals’ participation in scientific research is proving increasingly valuable to environmental studies, management, and policymaking.
Sharol Nelson-Embry: Revealing Parks’ Magic
If anyone knows the value of parks to community health and individual well-being, it’s Sharol Nelson-Embry, the Supervising Naturalist at the East Bay Regional Parks Crab Cove Visitors Center. She has worked at the visitor center for 24 years, bearing daily witness to the profound and positive impacts the district’s spectacular public lands exert on visitors from the Bay Area, the state and beyond.