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Charred giant sequoia were killed in the 2017 Pier Fire

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Home of some of the tallest and most extraordinary trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Portola Redwoods State Park provides visitors with a much-needed escape from life in nearby Silicon Valley.

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Photo by David Baselt, RedwoodsHikes.com

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A thousand acres have already been restored as part of Redwoods Rising—a collaborative project to transform historically logged parkland into old, magnificent redwood forests once again. Please, make a gift now so we can keep working to restore the full 70,000 acres.

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An ancient redwood in the Grove of Titans. Photo by Max Forster

Match Goal Reached: Giant Step for Grove of Titans

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Thanks to more than 3,000 passionate League members, Save the Redwoods reached a major milestone to protect the ancient coast redwood Grove of Titans in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. Our members donated over $500,000 by December 31, more than meeting the dollar-for-dollar match challenge by supporter Josie Merck. This means that over $1 million will go toward the $3.5 million goal to safeguard these majestic redwoods and provide safe visitor access.

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Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. Photo by Miguel Vieira, Flickr Creative Commons

Experiences of a Lifetime

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No matter what you like to do outside, an unforgettable experience awaits you in California’s redwood parks, including the four parks described here. Nothing compares to standing in the cathedral-like groves, next to trees whose beauty, age, and size are almost beyond belief. It’s no wonder Lonely Planet named the redwood forests the nation’s top destination in 2018.

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The League and the parks are removing trees to open up growing space for the remaining trees

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Home of some of the tallest and most extraordinary trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Portola Redwoods State Park provides visitors with a much-needed escape from life in nearby Silicon Valley.

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Fritz Wonder Plot. Photo by Andrew Slack

The Race to Restore

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We can bring back the redwood forests that store more carbon than any other forest type on Earth— places that epitomize resilience when we need it most—and raise the spirits of all who explore these cathedrals of nature.

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Pristine unnamed creeks run through Harold Richardson Redwoods Reserve.

3 Measures to Support Our Forests

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NEW PROPOSITION BOLSTERS LEAGUE PARKS AND CLIMATE CHANGE WORK California voters made history last summer by approving a funding measure to enable improvement of parks and provide more access to them, protect our water, fight climate change, and address the Continued

Redwoods Rising Botany Apprentices take a break at an overlook of Redwood Creek in the Bald Hills area of the park. Photo by Len Mazur

Redwoods Rising Apprentices Help Restore Redwood National and State Parks

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Redwoods take thousands of years to grow, and as we look to the future, we recognize the importance of training the next generation of conservation leaders to continue caring for these forests. That’s why we started an apprentice program this summer. Meet the Redwoods Rising apprentices who gained hands-on field experience as they helped us study and restore the historically logged lands within Redwood National and State Parks.

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Christina Jaromay in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

Christina Jaromay Strengthens Parks through Lasting Partnerships

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As the Chief of the California State Parks Partnership Office, Christina Jaromay’s primary challenge is figuring out connections: how to make new ones and strengthen old ones. The long-standing partnership between Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks is one such relationship Jaromay oversees.

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