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California Redwoods Reveal Coastal Climate History
2013-10-30 09:05:31

[ Watch the Video: Redwoods Tell The Tale Of Past Climate Change ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Giant redwood trees can provide a glimpse into historic coastal climate conditions using a novel method for analyzing the wood’s oxygen and carbon content to detect fog and rainfall in previous seasons, according to a study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. Study leader Jim Johnstone at the University of Washington developed the...

2013-10-07 16:22:55

ARCATA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The sci-fi thriller "After Earth" (DVD release tomorrow) looks 1,000 years into the future. To create that allusion, director M. Night Shyamalan didn't have to travel half way around the world to some remote location, he just had to look north toward the majestic redwoods of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties. In his May 22, 2013 LA Times review, Film Critic Richard Verrier quotes "After Earth" location manager Dow Griffith, who said, "I...

2013-10-01 23:29:30

With conflicting research, scientists should proceed with caution, says Water Researcher and Advocate Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 In 2010, a Scientific American article by Michael Tennesen reported that recent declines in coastal fog could endanger California’s beloved coastal redwoods, including the world’s tallest tree (Dec. 9; “Fog that Nourishes California Redwoods Is Declining”). In 2013, a Los Angeles Times article by Bettina Boxall reported that...

Tree Group Plants Redwood Clones Abroad To Save Them From Climate Change
2013-04-23 07:55:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In celebration of Earth Day 2013, one non-profit organization made a bold attempt to preserve one of America´s oldest natural treasures. By protecting and preserving California´s ancient redwood trees, the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive (AATA) is hoping that the towering timbers will be saved from climate change. Earth Day, which was celebrated yesterday (Apr 22), is a time for people to make a stand for environmental...

2012-05-01 23:00:23

The League is now accepting applications for 2012-13 grants to fund redwood education and create opportunities for people to visit redwood forests. Submissions due to the League by June 29, 2012 San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwood forests throughout their natural range, today announced a call for education grant applications from schools, park cooperating associations and other nonprofits...

2012-04-11 23:00:28

Michele Luna, Stewards Inspire SF Bay Area Children to Grow into Stewardship San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Save the Redwoods League today announces the recipient of its Redwoods Educator of the Year award: Michele Luna, Executive Director of the Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods. Stewards partners with California State Parks in the Russian River District to promote conservation through education and stewardship. The award recognizes Stewards´ redwood education...

2012-02-14 20:00:00

-- 8 Grants Focus on Redwood Forest Ecology San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Save the Redwoods League today announced more than $100,000 in research grants to fund projects that will expand scientific knowledge of the biology and ecology of coast redwood and giant sequoia forests. This research can help us answer big questions that will protect the health of people, wildlife, redwood forests and the entire planet. The grants were awarded to researchers at San Francisco State...

2011-12-13 11:40:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Water rights are important to most Indian Nations. The legal battle by one Indian tribe to establish and quantify its water rights took a significant turn last week. A 36-year water rights dispute in Southern Oregon recently produced a milestone victory when an Administrative Law Judge in the State of Oregon's Klamath Basin Adjudication granted the Klamath Tribes' claims to water bodies throughout their homeland area. The Klamath Tribes...

2011-11-18 18:00:00

Save the Redwoods League Announces 2011 Art Contest Winners San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2011 Twelve children from throughout the United States won honors and more today in the Save the Redwoods League Dear Michelle Obama: I Love Redwoods Art Contest. Save the Redwoods League is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwood forests throughout their natural range. The Leagueâs contest was designed to raise awareness of and encourage visits to...

2011-08-25 18:00:00

Sandy, Utah; Beaverton, Oregon residents awarded top prizes San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2011 Save the Redwoods League today revealed the three winners of its second annual national photo contest in which nearly 115 park enthusiasts entered their stunning images of the worldâs tallest trees. In the 2011 Know Wonder photo contest, the League challenged redwood park enthusiasts to capture redwood forests from every angle â” from the smallest inhabitants...