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Burl poaching has forced California state officials to shut down parts of the park and stretches of road leading to it in order to help protect the massive, ancient trees
2014-05-08 04:55:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online California redwood trees, some of which are more than 1,000 years old, are being damaged by poachers who use their wood to make and sell pieces of furniture, bowls and other souvenirs, various media outlets are reporting. According to CNN’s Jack Hannah, the people responsible for the damage are sneaking into Redwood National and State Parks at night and cutting away large chunks from the base of the trees, which are the largest...

2014-04-09 12:36:27

MINNETONKA, Minn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTCQB: TBTC), a developer and provider of casino information and management systems that automate and monitor the operations of casinos, today announced the completion of a new systems contract to provide its CasinoTrac casino management system for the Yurok Tribe's new Redwood Hotel Casino located in the heart of the Redwood National and State Parks in Klamath, California. Table Trac will be providing the Redwood...

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...

2013-10-01 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...

2013-01-29 23:02:54

--- Campaign needs another $4 million by December 31, 2013, to preserve rare old-growth redwood forests and protect wildlife habitat San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting redwood forests throughout their natural range, reached its first major milestone by raising half of the $8 million cost to protect some of the tallest and oldest redwood forests left in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties. To succeed,...

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...


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Redwood National And State Parks
2013-04-17 15:39:30

The Redwood National and States Parks, also known as RNSP, are located along the northern coasts of California in the United States. RNSP is comprised of the Prairie Creek Redwoods State, Del Norte Coast, and Jedediah Smith State Parks, created in the 1920’s, and Redwood National Park, encompassing an area of 133,000 acres. These areas protect 45 percent of the red wood old growth forests that occur along 38,982 acres of California’s coastline. Many Native American tribes including the...

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