“The Berry Glen Trail was part of an ongoing effort for both the League and Redwood National Park to fully protect the Prairie Creek Scenic Corridor and further restore the area for its long-term ecological and recreational benefits.” Learn more in the Times-Standard: http://www.times-standard.com/general-news/20170429/national-park-plans-to-connects-two-major-redwood-groves #LWCF #RedwoodNPS #NPS
YES! “Not only does this project help ensure the health and vitality of the forest and its habitat for fish and wildlife in the Prairie Creek Scenic Corridor, but it also protects public access in the park and prevents development in the heart of this UNESCO World Heritage site,” said Sam Hodder, President and CEO of Save the Redwoods League. Thanks to our Redwood National and State Parks/National Park Service partners for the great collaborative work. Learn more: https://www.savetheredwoods.org
From protecting more land and water than any other president, to motivating our nation to act on climate, to opening every national park to kids and their families for free, President Obama earned a place in history as an accomplished conservation champion. https://www.savetheredwoods.org/blog/president-obamas-conservation-legacy/ Thank you President Obama! #GiantThoughts #SamHodder #FarewellObama
The League’s Annual Lecture for Redwood Leadership Circle and Redwood Legacy Circle members will be held at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco on October 26. This special evening features a thought-provoking conversation with Emily Burns, League Director of Science, Planning and Education, and Meg Lowman, renowned canopy scientist. https://www.savetheredwoods.org/event/lecture-redwood-leadership-circle-redwood-legacy-circle-members/#utm_sguid=116638,5620a2de-e05a-301d-3a29-f338f
On Sept. 7, members of Save the Redwoods League are invited listen to Mary Ellen Hannibal, celebrated environmental journalist and Stanford media fellow, discuss her new book "Citizen Scientist", featuring the League programs Redwood Watch and Fern Watch. Learn more about the event: http://www.savetheredwoods.org/event/talk-mary-ellen-hannibal-members/#utm_sguid=116638,53ab7275-248a-dbb9-af53-3253fdd287cd Want to attend but aren’t a member? Join today: https://secure3.convio.net/srl/site/Donatio
Sign up for email updates like Redwood Matters by August 29, and you’ll be entered in a raffle for this great book, Best Short Hikes in Redwood National & State Parks! This book will help you discover a region so extraordinary that it was named a World Heritage site for safeguarding 45 percent of the world’s ancient redwood forest. People visit from all over the globe to experience the world’s tallest trees, panoramic coastline and signature wildlife. https://secure3.convio.net/srl/site/SPageNav
"A highly unassuming and very rare moss was just found at Shady Dell, the forested beach property recently protected by the League at the south end of the Lost Coast. The moss is called the poor pocket moss, Fissidens pauperculus, and was hiding in plain sight." Learn more about #ShadyDell and the pocket moss on #EmilyBurns' #GiantThoughts blog http://blog.savetheredwoods.org/shady-dells-smallest-wonder/.
We have a new president and CEO! Selected by the Save the Redwoods League board of directors, Sam Hodder is a 20-year veteran of The Trust for Public Land. He has spent his career in land conservation overseeing complex conservation programs and land transactions from the remote wilderness to the inner city. Get to know your new president today! http://www.savetheredwoods.org/league/press_detail.php?id=523