Redwoods

A park ranger inspects a redwood tree in Redwood National Park that has been vandalized to steal a "burl." (National Park Service)

Poachers Butchering Northern California’s Majestic Redwoods For Profit

California’s treasured redwood trees are under attack by poachers hacking out the trees’ distinctive burls which are later turned into tables, artwork or other adornments.

05/10/2014

Redwood National Park

Authorities Look To Deter Northern California Redwood Poachers

Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make lacey-grained coffee tables.

03/04/2014

Redwood National Park

Climate Change May Help California Coastal Redwoods Grow Faster

California’s beloved giant trees could be weathering climate change—and it might even help them thrive.

08/14/2013

Cloned redwood trees being planted at the College of Marin, in celebration of Earth Day, on April 22, 2013. (CBS)

Cloned Redwood Trees Planted At College Of Marin

The College of Marin celebrated Earth Day in a very special way, by planting some of the rarest trees on the planet. They planted three clones of ancient coastal redwoods, cut down more than a century ago.

04/22/2013

A grove of redwood trees (CBS)

Land Deal Will Preserve Threatened Redwoods In Santa Cruz Mountains

A huge swath of Central Coast forest that is home to several threatened and endangered species has been purchased by several preservation groups.

12/08/2011

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