SemperVoices

We invite you to learn more about our magnificent redwood forests. Experts join us to share a richer and deeper understanding and appreciation for the forests you are preserving forever. 

These are our SemperVoices:

  • SemperVoices: the true riches of relationships with the land The Santa Cruz Mountains are the ancestral lands for many Indigenous Peoples. As Sempervirens Fund is accountable to our mission, to protect and preserve coast redwood forests, we also acknowledge we must honor the history of the land, forests, waterways, and the animals. We are committed to healing these relationships and are grateful to work closely with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe to restore the land, where they can reclaim their cultural traditions ...
  • SemperVoices: Ten signs of hope in a forest after fire Emily Burns discusses resiliency and surprising symbols of renewal in the coast redwoods. On top of an already trying year, seeing fire burn through our beloved coast redwood forests has been especially hard. While it is tough to see the bright spots among the ashes, they are there if you know where to look. We spoke ...
  • SemperVoices: Chris Wilmers on Pumas, People, and the Pandemic   Have you heard about more wildlife sightings since sheltering in place? You’re not alone. Security camera footage of large predators like mountain lions roaming near homes can freak us out. But there’s good news: we should be more afraid of toothbrushes than pumas. The wild cats of the Bay Area are captivating, and no one knows ...
  • SemperVoices: Gage Dayton and Observational Science   If you are spending more time at home these days, you may have noticed something: there’s more to notice. You’re not alone. Even a professional observer of the natural world is getting to know the creatures in his backyard better. We recently connected with Gage Dayton, who chairs the Sempervirens Fund’s Science Advisory Panel. The ...

Stewardship and Climate Resilience

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