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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...

2011-11-18 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...

2011-05-01 00:09:06

Redwoods on Google Earth 3D Trees for the First Time San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Save the Redwoods League, the only nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwood forests throughout their natural range, announced today that it has partnered with iNaturalist.org to launch Redwood Watch. Redwood Watch is an international citizen-based science project that encourages people around the world to help scientists study redwoods as climate changes. By simply sharing...

2009-09-15 11:20:00

One-hour NGC Episode Premieres Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at 10 p.m. ET/PT --October Magazine Includes Pull-Out Poster of Full-Length Digital Portrait of Redwood Tree, Composed of 84 Images Stitched Together WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, National Geographic journeys deep into the great redwood forests on the American West Coast. For the first time, we'll size up the health and future of the entire redwood range and scale the trees to glimpse rich canopy...

2008-08-22 15:00:29

By STICKLEY, Marcus A large sequoia tree in Stoke, thought to be more than 130 years old, will be chopped down after the Nelson City Council discovered it is not protected. The tree on the corner of Sequoia Way and Main Rd Stoke is one of two remaining on the property of Bryan and Tracey Parks. A wind- storm last month toppled a third tree into their home. Council parks and facilities manager Paul McArthur said records showed only one protected sequoia on the property and the Parks...

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2007-11-01 09:10:00

By Marcus Wohlsen SAN GERONIMO -- When David Milarch first visited Northern California in 1968, he thought he would see avenues of coast redwoods 100 miles long. What he found instead, he said, was a "moonscape." Nearly 40 years later, the Michigan arborist has returned to the region to realize his dream of preserving and restoring the most ancient of these trees using the latest advances in genetic cloning. On a foggy Tuesday in Marin County about 25 miles north of San Francisco, Milarch...

2006-09-30 16:59:44

REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Researchers have confirmed that a redwood named Hyperion in a remote Northern California forest is the world's tallest tree. Steve Sillett, a forestry professor at Humboldt State University, recently climbed Hyperion and measured it at 379.1 feet, one foot taller than previously thought. Hyperion, which grows in Redwood National Park, edged aside the previous record holder, a 370.5-foot redwood called Stratosphere Giant in nearby Humboldt State Park....


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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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