Living Landscape Initiative

Photo by  William K. Matthias

State Saves Redwood Forests Near Silicon Valley From Development

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 28, 2014) — The State of California has stepped in to save more than 8,500 acres of redwood forestlands, waterways and wildlife habitat near Silicon Valley from development. In an 2-0 vote, members of the California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) granted $10 million to Save the Redwoods League to establish a conservation agreement that will permanently protect San Vicente Redwoods (formerly CEMEX Redwoods). The agreement prohibits subdivision of land and extinguishes all development rights. View and download the full press release.

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Santa Mountains Old-Growth. Photo by Paolo Vescia

Conservation Success in the Santa Cruz Mountains

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Today, I’m pleased to announce another redwoods conservation success in the Santa Cruz Mountains! Save the Redwoods League and our Living Landscape Initiative (LLI) partner, Sempervirens Fund, have protected an old-growth gem with tremendous potential for public access. The Van Continued

Aerial view of CEMEX Redwoods. Photo by William K. Matthias

Collaboration for Conservation

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Save the Redwoods League and our colleague land conservation organizations are tackling more sophisticated and more capital-intensive projects than ever before.  We have learned that we can do this better by collaborating. One of the League’s most exciting and successful Continued

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