Save-the-Redwoods League

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Save-the-Redwoods League

Address:114 Sansome St, Rm 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone:415-362-2352
Fax:415-362-7017
Phone:888-836-0005
Web: www.savetheredwoods.org
Established: 1918. Description:Dedicated to acquiring and protecting California's ancient forests. Helped to establish the Redwood park system and works on expanding permanent protection of forest lands. Six out of every ten acres of California redwoods currently protected were saved through the work of the League. Members: 50,000. Dues: $19/year.
Publications: Bulletin (biannually); free to members.

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Protecting Forests to Protect Watersheds - $200,000 is awarded to the Trust for Public Land and the Save the Redwoods League, both based in San Francisco.
Their drive up the developing Redwood Highway--today's Highway 101 --brought them past the giant trees of Bull Creek Flats, and this forest glen became a top priority for the newly formed Save the Redwoods League.
Issues explored include problems caused by non-native trees, the loss of biodiversity due to invasive species, and efforts to save the redwoods.
Thanks to the Mendocino Land Trust, the Conservation Fund and the Save the Redwoods League, the activities started in 1923 continue today.
These included the Sempervirens Club, with a high proportion of female members, and the upper-crust Save the Redwoods League, which Walker cites as the progenitor of green philanthropy.
According to the Save the Redwoods League - created in 1918 to preserve the ancient forests of coastal redwoods, which led to the creation of the Redwood National and State Parks in the 1920s - it's believed the last ice age that ended about 10,000 years ago limited the trees to their present range along the Pacific Coast from central California to Southern Oregon.
Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman, and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods by Julia Butterfly/Hill HarperSanFrancisco.
This, at least, is what the Save the Redwoods League told Laurence Rockefeller when he said he would buy any grove so long as it had the tallest redwood, which he planned to call Founders Tree.
We did it to save the redwoods," Harrelson said as he was being led away in handcuffs.
The California fight to save the redwoods is not over the younger groves, which make up about 99 percent of 620,000 acres of industrial redwood land available for logging.
In addition to his work with the Sierra Club, Leonard served as president of the Save the Redwoods League, on the council of the Wilderness Society, and as national director of the Izaak Walton League.
LCI's other clients include marquee brands such as KMD Architects, Tishman Speyer, California Academy of Sciences, MetLife, San Francisco Symphony, SFJAZZ, American Craft Council and Save the Redwoods League.