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Coast Redwoods | Giant Sequoias | Extended Learning

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Coast Redwoods

  • Redwood Ecology: Explore a coast redwood forest in depth with California State Parks
  • Photo tours: Learn about Humboldt State University's latest research
  • Redwood Transect: Find fun, interactive tools from National Geographic.
  • C3 Citizen Science: Contribute to redwoods scientific research at Chabot Space & Science Center
  • Redwood Forests: Discover these unique forests with the California Academy of Sciences
  • Quest: Learn about albino redwoods and more with KQED

Giant Sequoias

Extended Learning

Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative (RCCI)RCCI Logo
To meet the pressing need for research on how redwoods can survive sweeping environmental changes, the League and scientists from University of California (UC), Berkeley and Humboldt State University have launched the multiyear Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative. The team’s goal is to create a comprehensive climate adaptation strategy for the redwoods.

Redwood Ecology PORTS Program
California State Parks' PORTS program is a free distance-learning program for K-12 classrooms that provides online lessons and videoconferences with an interpretive ranger. The program focuses on the ancient coast redwood ecosystem, including the plants and animals that call it home. Teachers, sign up for a PORTS program at your school today!

Interviews on Parks and the Environment
Learn about prominent figures in redwood conservation. UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library has posted interviews with historic conservationists on this Web site. For interviews related to redwoods and the League, look for those with Newton Drury, Ralph Chaney, Francis Farquhar and Bruce Howard.

Redwood Ed: A Guide to the Coast Redwoods for Teachers and Learners
This free curriculum contains comprehensive information about the coast redwood region, plus engaging activities that can be done before, during and after a field trip. Redwood Ed is published by Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods and California State Parks.