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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...

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...

2011-08-16 07:50:00

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction crews have completed work on Lumberjack Sports International's Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud, and the $10 million Pigeon Forge attraction will open as scheduled on Friday, August 26, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110706/CL31011LOGO) Billed as the "Smokies' Rowdiest Good-Time Dinner Show" with ESPN timber athletes performing daily, Lumberjack Feud is also site of the new Smoky Mountains Forest...

2011-08-09 06:10:00

CARBONDALE, Colo., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A partnership of The Wilderness Land Trust and the United States Bureau of Land Management recently resulted in the acquisition and protection of a 40-acre private inholding in the King Range Wilderness. Visible from the famous "lost coast" beach trail near Petrolia in Northern California, this bluff property overlooks the Pacific Ocean and hosts unparalleled views. It is now protected as wild forever with public trail access....

2011-07-19 08:50:00

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumberjack Sports International's Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud launched a road show in recent days, set to appear in six Southeastern and Midwestern cities. The mobile demonstration of the Lumberjack Feud's action-packed, family-friendly show features skills of its professional forest sport athletes. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-07-06 13:31:00

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumberjack Sports International will open its new Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud Aug. 26, 2011, introducing a dynamic and athletically charged performance venue to the Pigeon Forge family destination landscape. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110706/CL31011LOGO ) The $10 million, 34,000-square-foot Lumberjack Feud attraction will offer up to three dinner shows every evening of the week after its grand opening. The...


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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Francis Marion National Forest
2014-01-20 10:46:46

The Francis Marion National Forest can be found north of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies completely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. This national forest is contained completely in the counties of Charleston and Berkeley and is 258,864 acres in size. The forest contains the towns of Huger, Jamestown, McClellanville, and Awendaw. Charleston offers emergency...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
2013-11-22 11:59:03

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is a 1,530,647 acre United States National Forest located in northern Wisconsin within the United States. Much of the old growth forest within the area was ruined by logging early in the 20th century. Some of the trees that remain growing there today were planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. As they are legally two separate national forests – the Chequamegon National Forest and the Nicolet National Forest – the areas were...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

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