Exciting announcements were made to a crowd of over 1,500 people at our Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument Campaign Kick-off.
Learn about our National Monument proposal at this event featuring former Secretary of the Interior, Bruce Babbitt.
The passage of these two November 2014 ballot initiatives brings benefits to the Santa Cruz Mountains and Bay Area open space.
The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors unanimously approves major new facilities to modernize Castle Rock State Park.
The ecologically sensitive timber harvest plan filed with Cal Fire reinvests proceeds to care for the forest.
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.
Sempervirens Fund has been receiving great reviews on two charity rating websites: GuideStar and GreatNonprofits. Both websites allow donors to discover and review charities worldwide.
It’s official! Sempervirens Fund has been awarded accreditation by the Land Trust Alliance’s (LTA) Accreditation Commission! The Commission awards this accreditation to land trusts that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands.
Sempervirens Fund’s Board of Directors recently approved a $100,000 grant to support Save the Redwoods League’s Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.