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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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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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Living Landscape Lives Large in South Bay

July 01, 2011 by Aleta George

Even with state park closure looming, South Bay land trusts and philanthropists are thinking big with a major new initiative to protect 80,000 acres from San Benito County to San Francisco.

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Marbled Murrelet, Mariner of the Old-Growth

July 01, 2010 by Kris Vann

This is a story about a little-known bird that's no owl, eagle, or peacock. It's not featured on a stamp or in a Disney cartoon. Most people haven't heard of it and can't even pronounce its name. But dig deeper into the marbled murrelet (that's MER-let, not mure-a-LET), and you'll find a story of scientific mystery and dedicated people working to help an increasingly scarce bird and its habitat.

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Two Land Deals Protect Redwoods, Murrelets, and the Skyline Trail

February 02, 2010 by Kris Vann

In just one conversation with Reed Holderman, it's easy to tell that he loves his job. And why shouldn't he? As executive director of the Sempervirens Fund, he gets to help save landscapes for generations to come. With two recent land deals, the fund has come a step closer to its goal of connecting all the major parks on the Santa Cruz coast.

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Redwood Resources

July 01, 2004 by Matthew Bettelheim

Here are several local organizations that have recently taken steps to preserve redwood forests in the Bay region and beyond. ...

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