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Forests, Multiplied

The threat of extreme wildfire is here. Now is the time to protect the mountains we love, the redwoods we cherish, and the personal connection to nature that we treasure. Take action to restore and protect our forests now.

Until December 31, your gift will be matched up to $150,000. DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT at a time when redwood forests need you most. Act now and protect redwoods today.

Opt outside with Sempervirens Fund and REI

Join Sempervirens Fund and REI and #OptOutside

Join us #OptOutside weekend and celebrate your time in nature. Submit a photo and enter for a chance to win a prize package from our partners at REI.

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Fall Winter Hikes Santa Cruz Mountains

Fall and Winter Hikes 2021

If recent park closures have left you looking for new trails and places to enjoy the change of seasons this fall and winter, you’re in luck! Our staff are revealing their favorite places to go in the Santa Cruz mountains now. Happy trails to you and please recreate responsibly!

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Bats of the Redwoods

Love them or hate them, bats are an important part of our ecosystem. They help control insect populations and even pollinate some flowers. And like all of us at Sempervirens Fund, they find solace in and spend a lot of time among the redwoods. Read on to learn what one researcher discovered about bats of the redwoods.

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Our Vision

We believe wild and thriving redwood forests can flourish again from Silicon Valley to the Pacific Ocean. With your help, we can establish a large, interconnected, and protected network of healthy trees and streams, stretching across public and private lands. Learn more.

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You can support healthy, vibrant redwood forests to take root in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Join today to preserve redwoods for many generations to come. Look for upcoming campaigns and keep informed about how you can get more involved. Thank you for being part of this epic journey forward.

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Castle Rock State Park

Explore sandstones and forests in one magical visit.

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Año Nuevo State Park

A seaside-to-ridgeline treasure.

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El Corte De Madera Trail by David Baron

El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve

A nature-lover’s wonderland.

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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

From old-growth redwoods to sandhills and grasslands.

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Portola Redwoods State Park

A quiet park with waterfalls and redwoods to explore.

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