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Sempervirens Fund

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sempervirens Fund is California's oldest land trust, originally formed in 1900 as Sempervirens Club. Using donors' tax-deductible dollars, Sempervirens Fund has purchased and saved thousands of acres of redwood forest land in the Santa Cruz Mountains from the threat of logging and development. Newly purchased land is transferred to state and local parks agencies, thereby creating some of the most beautiful public parks in the world.

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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

California’s oldest State Park, Big Basin is home to the oldest stand of coast redwoods south of San Francisco. Big ...

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Peaceful Coexistence with Deer

April 01, 2005 by Bruce Morris

The first time I began to pay closer attention to the small band of Columbian blacktail deer that coexist—more or ...

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Finding the Fungi

January 01, 2004 by Matthew Bettelheim

A good rain sends all manner of mushrooms pushing their way up from underground. Here are some of the places around the Bay Area where you can admire the beauty and diversity of these charismatic fungi.

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A Redwood Century at Big Basin

July 01, 2002 by Delphin M. Delmas

At the dawn of the 20th century, a number of Peninsula residents—including photographer Andrew Hill and lawyer Delphin Delmas—watched in horror as loggers cut their way into groves of ancient redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Determined to preserve these Titanic offsprings of Nature for future generations, these pioneering citizens banded together to lobby for the creation of California's first state park—Big Basin.

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