funds for protecting redwoods

Your donations helped protect Hendy Woods State Park's magical ancient forest (pictured) by keeping the park open and by securing matching funds to repair water lines there.

Your Gifts Secure Match for Park Improvements

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Your generous donations recently helped obtain matching funds for essential operating expenses and infrastructure projects at three amazing redwood parks that faced closure: Portola Redwoods, Hendy and Standish-Hickey. Totaling $130,000, your gifts helped cover operational shortfalls and plans for improvements of septic systems, campsites, shelters, bridges and more. Now these parks will receive more than $1 million from the State Parks and Recreation Fund and matching funds from California Assembly Bill 1478. Thank you!

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Portola Redwoods State Park. Photo by vrkrebs, Flickr Creative Commons

The Latest on Hidden State Parks Funds

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Many of you have asked us about the alleged hiding of $54 million by a California State Parks (CSP) official. The news came last month as 70 parks face closure because of the state’s budget crisis. We will continue to work with California State Parks to make the park system viable because CSP takes care of most of the redwood forestland you and Save the Redwoods League have protected. Redwoods are innocent bystanders in this crisis, and they need our continued help. See answers to your questions.

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Redwood Regional Park

Learning from Our Predecessors’ Vision

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Last week I hiked the French Trail in Redwood Regional Park to take in the quiet of early morning in our neighboring redwood forest. Every time, I appreciate the wisdom, foresight and tenacity of those who preserved these redwoods and Continued

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