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Sempervirens Fund Protects Local Redwood Forests from Looser Timber Harvest Rules

May 1, 2014

Sempervirens Fund and other forest-protection groups succeeded in protecting forests in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo and Marin counties.

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Sempervirens Fund Protects 80 Acres of Local Coast Redwood Forest Near Big Basin State Park

May 1, 2014

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

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Sempervirens Fund Partners with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, Costanoa Lodge to Protect Land Near Big Basin Redwoods and Año Nuevo State Parks

May 1, 2014

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.

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Preparations Begin for Sustainable Timber Harvest Plan (THP) For Small Portion of Cemex Redwoods

May 1, 2014

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.

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Sempervirens Fund Protects 151 Acres of Redwood Forest Near Bonny Doon

May 1, 2014

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).

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Sempervirens Fund Protects 76 Acres Adjoining Big Basin, Including Marbled Murrelet Habitat

May 1, 2014

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.

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412 Acres of Redwood Forest, 1,400 Old‑Growth Trees, and Two Girl Scouts Camps Protected!

May 1, 2014

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

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Big Basin’s Campfire Center Restored

May 1, 2014

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.

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Sempervirens Fund Earns National Recognition

May 1, 2014

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.

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Sempervirens Fund Receives Great Reviews!

May 1, 2014

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.

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