2019

Alder Creek contains hundreds of ancient giant sequoia, nearly 500 wider than six feet in diameter. Photo by Max Forster, Save the Redwoods League

Save the Redwoods League to Protect “Crown Jewel” of the Remaining Giant Sequoia Forests

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Save the Redwoods League today announced its opportunity to purchase Alder Creek, the largest remaining privately owned giant sequoia property in the world. The 530-acre Alder Creek property contains hundreds of ancient giant sequoia, 483 of which have a diameter of six feet or larger, including the Stagg Tree, the fifth-largest tree known in the world. Alder Creek is 200 miles from Los Angeles and is surrounded by Giant Sequoia National Monument.

The Forest in the Trees by Connie McLennan

The Forest in the Trees: A Children’s Book about the Redwood Canopy

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I have always lived within a hundred miles of the redwoods—though in northern California, 100 miles “as the crow flies” often means 200 miles of driving, some on tortuous coastal or mountain roads. I grew up in Yreka, California, where …

Old Grove Festival at Armstrong Redwoods SNR

For Music Under the Redwoods, It’s Hard to Beat the Old Grove Festival

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For some people, there’s nothing better than sitting on a log under the shady canopy of a coast redwood and strumming a guitar. If that’s your thing, you can hardly do better than the annual Old Grove Festival at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, celebrating its 14th year this Sept. 14-15.

Apprentices and field leads on a field tour of the Greater Mill Creek project area as part of their orientation. Photo by Ryan Thompson

Our Redwoods Rising Apprentices Had a World-Expanding Summer—and So Did I

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As the manager of the Redwoods Rising Apprenticeship program, I don’t get out in the field very often, but I get to see growth in the apprentices in snapshots. It’s remarkable to me how a short 11 weeks can contribute to a young person’s life. I’m so grateful that I can help to provide an invaluable experience to people only just beginning their careers.

A stand of trees, mostly Douglas fir, burned by the Usal Fire this week on Shady Dell. Photo by Richard Campbell

Good News/Bad News Following Fire at Shady Dell

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If you’ve been following our social media over the last week or so, you’ve heard about the Usal Fire, which started July 27 and burned about 180 acres. About 150 acres of the fire took place on our Shady Dell property. The fire is now almost completely contained.

2019 Redwoods Rising Apprentices.

Redwoods Rising Student Apprentices Help Restore Redwood National and State Parks

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Eighteen students from Humboldt State University (HSU) are participating in a collaborative restoration project known as Redwoods Rising, gaining valuable knowledge and work experience studying the historically logged coast redwood forests in Redwood National and State Parks this summer.

Dr. Kristen Shive, Director of Science, Save the Redwoods League. Richard Campbell, Director of Restoration, Save the Redwoods League.

Save the Redwoods League Names Two New Leaders

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Contacts: Robin Carr, Landis Communications Phone: (415) 971-3991 | Email: redwoods@landispr.com   Download the full press release SAN FRANCISCO (July 10, 2019) – Save the Redwoods League, the 100-year-old organization devoted to the protection of California’s iconic coast redwoods and …

Saturday, June 1, is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®.

Trail Service World Record to be Set on National Trails Day®

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On June 1, 2019, individuals across the country will set the world record for the most people improving trails in a single day during the 27th annual American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®.

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. Photo by Jon Parmentier

7 Ways to Celebrate Redwoods

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If you missed Earth Day and Arbor Day festivities, you can still mark the occasions belatedly with these seven ways to celebrate our beloved redwoods.

Redwood National Park ehanced by LWCF. #SaveLWCF

One Step Closer: America’s Most Successful Conservation Program Advances

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One hundred and thirty-five days after the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) expired for the second time in three years, permanent reauthorization passed the U.S. Senate by a vote of 92-8, demonstrating strong bipartisan support for the program. Learn how you can help #SaveLWCF.

Portrait of Becky Bremser.

Save the Redwoods League Hires Two New Directors

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– Save the Redwoods League, one of America’s first conservation organizations, announced the hiring of two new key staff positions, Becky Bremser as Director of Land Protection and Jessica Carter as Director of Parks and Public Engagement.

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Connect with Us on Facebook or Instagram

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You’re invited to join us on Facebook or Instagram to share your love of redwoods with our passionate online community. Like our Facebook fan page and/or follow us on Instagram, and you can keep up with the latest redwoods news, breathtaking photos, and spectacular videos.

You can include a gift in your will to protect redwoods. Photo by Julie Martin

Write Your Will in Minutes, for Free

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This year, Save the Redwoods League wants to help you make a resolution you can keep (in 20 minutes or less, for free). Everybody needs a legal will, but too many people put it off year after year. Make your will today, and include a gift to the League to ensure the protection of our redwood forests for generations far in the future.