Resilience of the Redwoods

Explore California's redwoods and the wildfires they have outlasted

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"The trees that people put names on and enjoy are iconic because they are survivors."Joanne Kerbavaz, Senior Environmental Scientist, California State Parks

Memories of the Fires

The CZU lightning fires, as remembered by park rangers and the trees themselves

"As I drove through the entrance of the California Redwood Park and beheld the sign which read 'TO BE PRESERVED IN A STATE OF NATURE' I knew my life was to be profoundly changed forever."Harriett "Petey" Weaver, California State Parks' first female ranger

Delve into the Archives

Snapshots of California redwoods over the decades

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