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Kids in the redwoods. Photo by Evan Johnson

More Kids to Visit Redwood Forests in 2014 – 15

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 13, 2014) — More students will visit California’s redwoods this year thanks to San Francisco-based Save the Redwoods League’s annual educational grant program.

The League has awarded over $106,000 to 24 schools, parks and educational organizations to help students get outdoors for enriching and educational experiences among the redwoods. Grant winners are located throughout Northern California, from Oakland’s Chabot Space and Science Center serving low-income youth, to Santa Cruz’s Every Child Outdoors Science School and Mendocino Area Parks Association’s field trip program. View and download the full press release.

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You may see a red-breasted nuthatch at Memorial Park this Saturday!

Discover the Secrets of Memorial Park

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Join us this Saturday, September 27 as we walk the trails of Memorial Park discovering everything this amazing redwood forest has to offer. The League is partnering with San Mateo County Parks, the California Academy of Science and Sequoia Audubon for a Memorial Park Bioblitz.

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Young students (like the one above with Sam Hodder, League President and CEO) joined the League and other organizations at last spring's BioBlitz to inventory plant and animal species in Muir Woods National Monument. Your gifts support such League projects to introduce new generations to the wonder of the redwoods, improving their health and well-being as they learn about the forest. Photo by Tonatiuh Trejo-Cantwell

Introducing the Nature-Deprived to the Forest

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Your generous gifts make it possible for youths to experience the wonder of redwoods, enriching their lives and their health, and fostering the conservationists of tomorrow. Your new League Summer Bulletin shows how our new programs are helping to counter the trend of Americans’ detachment from nature.

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You can help protect and restore this 33-acre ancient redwood forest, creating the opportunity for public access to Peters Creek Old-Growth Forest in the near future. Photo by Paolo Vescia

Living Landscape Initiative Partners Save the Redwoods League and Sempervirens Fund protect critical redwood forestlands in Santa Cruz Mountains

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 8, 2014) — Living Landscape Initiative Partners — Save the Redwoods League and Sempervirens Fund — protect another 33-acres of redwood forestland in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains. This property is next to the stunning Peters Creek Old-Growth Forest in San Mateo County and near Portola Redwoods State Park. View and download the full press release.

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Photo of Big Basin area © 2011 William K Matthias

Happy Earth Day!

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Did you know that Earth Day is the world’s largest civic observance? Every year, it’s celebrated by more than a billion people in 192 countries. On Earth Day, I like to take some time to simply appreciate the natural beauty Continued

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