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Statement on Racial Justice

June 4, 2020

Sempervirens Fund, California’s oldest land trust, strongly opposes the grievous acts of violence perpetrated against George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many other people of color. Black lives…

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Image of cows on Cotoni-Coast Dairies property.

Take Action Now: Cotoni-Coast Dairies National Monument needs your voice!

April 11, 2020

In March 2020, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) opened an important public comment period that will shape your experience in visiting Santa Cruz County’s newest national monument and impact heavily the future of the monument’s natural and cultural treasures.

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March 18, 2020

Sempervirens Fund is committed to our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic Your health and well-being are very much on our minds these days. COVID-19 persists in our communities, and although…

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Fire Creates Forest Resilience

March 16, 2020

On February 27, 2020, Sempervirens and its partners Peninsula Open Space Trust and Save the Redwoods League teamed up with Cal Fire to perform a prescribed burn on the San…

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Image of the Gazos Creek Property, taken from the overlook on Olmo Fire Road.

Sempervirens Fund Takes Ownership of Gazos Creek

November 15, 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019. Sempervirens Fund announced today that it has taken formal ownership of the 320-acre Gazos Creek property, protected in March of this year in a larger deal…

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Sempervirens Fund Executive Director Sara Barth speaks at the grand opening of the Robert C. Kirkwood Entrance at Castle Rock State Park.

Official Opening of the Robert C. Kirkwood Entrance

October 4, 2019

Kirkwood Entrance Opens to Fanfare With Project Sempervirens Fund, California State Parks, and Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Describing Model for Success Have you heard jazz music played in…

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Filice Ranch meadow

320-Acre Filice Ranch Acquired in Sempervirens Fund/POST Partnership

May 9, 2019

Mostly forested with redwoods, the area has superlative conservation values for native flora and fauna. Los Altos, Calif. — May 9, 2019 — Sempervirens Fund and Peninsula Open Space Trust…

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Gazos Creek redwood forest, near the San Mateo-Santa Cruz County line.

Sempervirens Fund Participates in Unique Partnership to Save 1,000 Acres

March 26, 2019

As reported March 26, 2019 in The Mercury News by Paul Rogers, Sempervirens Fund is helping Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and Big Creek Lumber in a unique land partnership…

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Restoring San Vicente Creek to Save Endangered Salmon

January 13, 2019

Restoring San Vicente Creek Saving Endangered Salmon Sempervirens Fund is helping save critically endangered coho salmon and threatened steelhead through the restoration of San Vicente Creek in San Vicente Redwoods…

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Walking through the redwoods.

Sempervirens Fund Protects 50 Acres of Redwood Forest Next to Castle Rock State Park and the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail

December 8, 2018

One more piece secured in the Castle Rock protection puzzle!

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