Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 26, 2011

Old Growth Redwoods Saved

The SF Chronicle reported that Save the Redwoods League, raised $7.5 million to save the largest stand of old growth Redwoods that were still privately held.   The 123 acres along the Noyo canyon included tress Redwoods that were over 1,500 years old as well as large stands of old growth Douglas Fir.  It is also habitat for a number of endangered species including northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet, bald eagle and the Pacific fisher.  Had this purchase not been completed by April 1 the owner of the land Willits Redwood Company had threatened to log the area.  Read the full story at Noyo River stand of old-growth redwoods saved.

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