The ecologically sensitive timber harvest plan filed with Cal Fire reinvests proceeds to care for the forest.
The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors unanimously approves major new facilities to modernize Castle Rock State Park.
Google Recruiter and Santa Cruz Basketball Star has been drafted by “team redwoods”
The Prop. 1 Water Bond will fund key agencies that help protect watersheds in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
The State’s funding provides the crucial last piece to permanently protect the largest redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains (aside from established parks).
Long-Time Environmental Policy Leader Fred Keeley Elected Sempervirens Fund President to Protect the Local Redwood Forests and Create the Great…
The largest parcel of redwood forest in the San Francisco-San Jose area has a new name and a new future:…
Sempervirens Fund and Save the Redwoods League have protected 33 acres of redwood forest in San Mateo County, in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Join us in welcoming Patrick Gibbons to the Sempervirens Fund team as Finance Director. A San Francisco native and dedicated nonprofit finance professional, Patrick will oversee our financial and accounting functions, human resources, information technology and office management.
Two BLM-owned parcels near Big Basin, Butano and Castle Rock state parks included tributaries to Butano Creek and Pescadero Creek, were headed for the open market.
Sempervirens Fund and other forest-protection groups succeeded in protecting forests in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo and Marin counties.
Sempervirens Fund purchased 80 acres of redwood forest — the Butano Creek and Waterman Creek properties — from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The properties consist of two 40-acre parcels in south San Mateo County that include tributaries to Butano Creek and Pescadero Creek
The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, First People of the region between San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay, will protect 96 acres of important coastal land near Costanoa Lodge in Pescadero, California, with a conservation easement arranged by Sempervirens Fund.
Sempervirens Fund and Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) have entered into a contract with Big Creek Lumber Company to prepare a timber harvest plan (THP) for 500 acres of working forest within the 8,500-acre CEMEX Redwoods property in Davenport.
Sempervirens Fund has purchased timber rights in Redwoods Meadows Ranch near Bonny Doon, protecting 151 acres of redwoods, including old-growth and second growth redwoods marked for harvest under a pending timber harvest plan (THP).
Sempervirens Fund has purchased the Lachenbruch property—76 acres of coast redwood forest that include the headwaters of Whitehouse Creek, 115 pre-settlement old-growth redwoods, and documented nesting habitat for the marbled murrelet.
In what is likely to become a more common model for land conservation across the U.S., Sempervirens Fund recently purchased conservation easements on two redwood properties in the Santa Cruz Mountains
In partnership with the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Sempervirens Fund recently completed two land transactions that expand the District’s 2,817-acre El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve by 89 acres and save 240 old-growth redwood trees, some of which were slated for logging.
We are proud to announce that Sempervirens Fund is collaborating with The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County, The Nature Conservancy, Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), and Save the Redwoods League in an effort to create a vibrant and sustainable living landscape in the heart of coastal California.
After years of work, Big Basin Redwoods State Park’s historic Campfire Center has been fully restored. The restoration project was funded with over $275,000 in funds allocated by Sempervirens Fund’s Board of Directors, including a $50,000 grant from the Jeangerard Foundation.
Get event details and find out how Sempervirens Fund helped Little Basin become part of Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
Please join us to share your ideas about hiking, biking and other ways to enjoy this beautiful forested property.
May 6th was a great day for local redwood forests and Silicon Valley nonprofits! Through heroic effort by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, SV Gives, the first-ever local online giving event, resulted in over $7.9 million in donations for local organizations.