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Under the Redwoods

Exploring the beauty, history, science, and benefits of our magnificent redwood forests

In this webinar series, we invite experts and thinkers to join us to explore our magnificent redwood forests, what makes redwoods so special, why they thrive here and nowhere else in the world, and what they mean to us in our lives.

Join us for 2023 series

Sponsored by Scharf Investments

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Sneak Peak at the 2023 Series

We will return in January 2023 on the last Tuesday of each month from 1 - 2 PM PT. Topics will include:

  • Fungi and Forests
  • Getting Outdoors and Your Health
  • Ancient Trees in a Modern Crisis
  • Natural History and the Central Coast
  • The Threat is Real: Climate Impacts on Coast Redwoods
  • A Climate Action Plan for Redwoods

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Our past Under the Redwoods webinars:

2022: A Milestone Year in Conservation with Sempervirens Fund Staff

November 15, 2022

Join Sempervirens Fund Staff to look back at and celebrate a milestone year for conservation, stewardship, and public parks in the Santa Cruz mountains. November 2022

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Under the Redwoods with Alec Apodaca and Alexii Sigona

October 25, 2022

Alec Apodaca and Alexii Sigona join us to learn about the coordinated efforts documenting the deep history of Native American landscape stewardship here in our own backyards. To carry out this multidisciplinary research, the Amah Mutsun Land Trust has partnered with the Department of Anthropology and Department of Environmental Science and Policy Management at UC…

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Matt De Young

Trail-Making in the Santa Cruz Mountains with Matt De Young

September 27, 2022

Join Matt De Young, Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship director, for a look at trail-making and public access. September 2022

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Climate And Redwoods Tree Rings With Increments By Ink Dwell

Illustrating Nature with Jane Kim

August 30, 2022

Visual artist and science illustrator Jane Kim of Ink Dwell studio joins us to discuss how she and her team tackle the transformation of science into art. August 2022  

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Scott Ordway

Art, Land, and Emotion with composer Scott Ordway

July 27, 2022

Join composer and artist Scott Ordway to learn about his new symphonic work, The End of Rain, commissioned by the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music and featuring Roomful of Teeth. The text is based on more than 200 crowdsourced stories of wildfire and drought in California, accompanied by documentary photography by the composer. You can…

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The Magic of Learning in Nature with Carrie Herrera

June 28, 2022

Join YMCA Camp Jones Gulch director Carrie Herrera to learn about learning … in nature, and how it makes a difference for children to be immersed in outdoor educational experiences. June 2022

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Lenya Quinn-Davidson at September Burn in Bear Rive. Photo by Thomas Stratton

Prescribed Burning in California with Lenya Quinn-Davidson

May 31, 2022

Prescribed fire is widely recognized as one of the best tools to promote ecological and community resilience in California, yet barriers remain. In this webinar, policy expert Lenya Quinn-Davidson discusses recent legislative efforts to increase the use of prescribed fire, and highlights upcoming opportunities and actions to further this work. May 2022

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Alvaro Jaramillo

Birds of the Central Coast with Alvaro Jaramillo

April 26, 2022

Join international, and Half Moon Bay-based, birding guide, Alvaro Jaramillo, of Alvaro’s Adventures for an introduction to birds of the Central Coast of California. April 2022

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Jason Addison, U.S. Geological Survey

Looking Deep into the Past for Clues to Climate’s Future with Jason Addison

March 29, 2022

Join U.S. Geological Survey Paleooceanographer Jason Addison to learn how coast redwoods are teaching researchers about climate over millennia, and providing critical context for modern climate conditions. March 2022

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Introduction to Forest Bathing: Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller

February 22, 2022

Enjoy an introduction to forest bathing and our conversation with Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller. AllTrails’ lead medical director, and an expert in the practice of Shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing. You can also enjoy the feature presentation from this webinar at www.sempervirens.org/forest-bathing. This webinar is sponsored by AllTrails. February 2022.

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