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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Issues explored include problems caused by non-native trees, the loss of biodiversity due to invasive species, and efforts to save the redwoods.
Campground Rehabilitation The Save the Redwoods League donated $50,000 to DPR for repairing two water tanks and the installation of a seasonal Bailey bridge.
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.
Forming the Save the Redwoods Fund, he spent 10 years campaigning, fundraising, and getting government backing, resulting in the creation of a 17,000-acre reserve.
Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman, and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods by Julia Butterfly/Hill HarperSanFrancisco.
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.
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.
I recruited volunteers from Save the Redwoods League, the Mendocino Land Trust and California State Parks to maintain the research continuum.
We owe a debt of gratitude to all the organizations and individuals who gave their time and resources to advocate for this vital measure to protect state parks," said Ruskin Hartley, executive director of Save the Redwoods League.