He played a key role in the preservation of the state's redwoods, was a co-founder of the Save-the-Redwoods League
, and advocated the idea of "interpretation.
We can do it,'' Shulman, 95, titan of Modernist architectural photogs, told a delegation from the Save-the-Redwoods League
, who'd come down from San Francisco to hear his sequoia-size scheme.
Since then, protectorship has been passed on to the Save-the-Redwoods League
which continues to ensure that our oldest champion tree will endure like granite for centuries to come.
To day, along with groups such as Save-the-Redwoods League
, the fund continues to buy land for parks in the Santa Cruz Mountains (matching funds come from the state parks department).
Working in conjunction with the Save-the-Redwoods League
and the University of California, Berkeley, Health Net underwrote several redwood reforestation projects that urgently needed funding to stay alive.
This year's honorees include former executive director of the Save-the-Redwoods League
John DeWitt, area hiking-guide author Dennis Gagnon and bird researcher Norm Hogg.
Last year, thanks in large part to the work and donations of the Save-the-Redwoods League
, 100 acres of pastures and meadows--Roosevelt elk habitat--were added.
Later, in 1928, nearby land was being eyed by delopers, but action by the Save-the-Redwoods League
helped to protect these trees, and the land was later purchased by the City of Oakland.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Save-the-Redwoods League
, the only non-profit organization dedicated to protecting ancient redwood forests throughout their natural range, celebrates 90 years of protecting the world's tallest and largest trees.
Adopt a redwood tree ($200) or have one planted ($50) through Save-the-Redwoods League
, (415) 362-2352.
The old-growth's would-be saviors-a legion of skilled and focused environmentalists representing the Wilderness Society, Audubon, Sierra Club, Save-the-redwoods League
, and dozens of smaller organizations-claim that over-logging has been an ecological disaster (see "Old-growth Movers "Shakers" on page 61).
The group was made up of California State Parks, Inter-Tribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council, Sierra Club, Humboldt Cattlemen's Association, Save-the-Redwoods League
, Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, California Highway Patrol, California Trucking Association, local government officials, and other stakeholders.