Environmentalists, Lumber Company Hammer Out $11.7 Million Deal To Protect Coastal RedwoodsThe Peninsula Open Space Trust has announced $11.7 million deal to preserve two redwood forests totaling 937 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Scientists Map Old-Growth Redwoods' Genome to Preserve Future ForestsOnly a few old-growth redwoods remain. Now, researchers and conservationists from Save the Redwoods League are trying to bring these majestic trees back by studying their DNA.
Gov. Brown Signs Order to Reduce Wildfire DangerGov. Jerry Brown signed an executive order on Thursday that aims to reduce the dangers of wildfires following some of the most destructive blazes in state history.
How Logging Could Help Save California's Redwood ForestsSome environmentalists say it's time to start logging again in California.
California's Historic Massive Tree Die-Off Grows By 27 MillionAn additional 27 million trees have died throughout California since November 2016, bringing the total number of trees that have died from drought and bark beetles to an historic 129 million.
Giant Sequoia National Monument Could Be Reduced To Allow LoggingThe Trump administration is considering a plan to shrink Giant Sequoia National Monument by more than two-thirds, and the plan has found some unlikely allies.
Plan To Log Century-Old Redwood Trees On California Coast Prompts Lawsuit ThreatOpponents of a logging plan that includes century-old redwood trees have notified California forestry officials that they plan to sue unless the state rescinds its approval of the project.
Century-Old Redwood Trees OK'd For Lumber Harvest, Despite ObjectionsCal Fire has approved a timber harvest plan that involves logging century-old redwood trees along the Sonoma County coast despite the objections of environmental advocates.
Forest Service Abandons Lake Tahoe Logging Plan Following Biologist's Legal ChallengeThe U.S. Forest Service has abandoned logging plans it suspended in the mountains above Lake Tahoe nearly two years ago after a prominent scientist filed a lawsuit accusing the agency of acting illegally.