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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...

2011-07-11 10:10:00

EUREKA, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Redwood Company today announces the launch of Dream Builder, an inspirational online experience that gives homeowners easy-to-use tools for creating the perfect outdoor living room. The Dream Builder tool is free and can be found at www.californiaredwoodco.com. "Imagining your new deck isn't just fun, it's the first step in planning and The California Redwood Company is here to help," says Carl Schoenhofer, vice president and...

2011-06-20 10:00:00

EUREKA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Redwood Company announces today that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Siskiyou Lumber Products, a California-based company specializing in remanufacturing and wholesale lumber distribution. Siskiyou's Woodland, California, operations and its Ukiah, California, fence plant will now operate as part of The California Redwood Company, distributing redwood lumber products, Douglas-fir lumber and treated lumber. "A...

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...

2011-04-22 08:00:00

BEIJING, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sequoia Capital, a U.S.-based investment firm with capital holdings around the world, has partnered with China-based retailer and wholesaler Milanoo.com by making a multi-million dollar investment into Milanoo.com's business operations fund. According to CEOs with both entities, the invested funds will be used to strengthen the company's product supply system, optimize the online shopping platform and to attract new talent to the company's team...

2010-08-11 08:30:00

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- AirStrip Technologies, a pioneer in mobile medical software development, announced today that it has closed a financing round with leading venture firm Sequoia Capital. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100811/CG48928) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100811/CG48928) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090812/AQ60324LOGO-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090812/AQ60324LOGO-b) "Sequoia Capital has a...

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2010-07-11 08:20:09

Redwood forest ecosystem of northern California depends on fog to stay hydrated during rainless summers As the mercury rises outdoors, it's a fitting time to consider the effects of summertime droughts and global warming on ecosystems. Complex interactions among temperature, water cycling, and plant communities create a tangled web of questions that need to be answered as we face a rapidly changing climate. Drs. Emily Limm and Todd Dawson (University of California, Berkeley) recently tackled...

2010-07-08 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- eMeter Corporation, a leader in Smart Grid management software, today announced the close of a $12.5 million round of private financing led by longtime investors Sequoia Capital and Foundation Capital, and joined by new investor Northgate Capital looking to leverage eMeter's leadership providing software solutions to enable successful Smart Grid implementations. Given the exponential growth of the Smart Grid industry over the past year, eMeter...

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2010-06-28 09:13:00

Variation in water stress with increasing height in redwood trees determines leaf anatomy How tall can a tree grow? Does sunlight or water limit the size and photosynthetic capacity of a leaf? Could constraints on leaf growth really determine the height of a tree? These are all questions that Alana Oldham of Humboldt State University, CA, was eager to answer as she and her colleagues dangled from an ancient redwood tree well over a football field's length in height above the ground. Most...


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Sequoia National Park
2013-04-17 17:03:11

Sequoia National Park is located in the United States in the southern area of the Sierra Nevada. The park contains 404,063 acres of protected land that was once inhabited by the Western Mono Native American tribe. The best evidence of Native American inhabitants are the pictographs found on Potwisha and Hospital Rock and bedrock mortars, tools that were sued to crush acorns. When European explorers and settlers entered the area, smallpox had already decimated the Native American...

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