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.
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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.