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Spring 2017 News

Bon Goodell, RFFI's New Forest Conservation Specialist
Bon Goodell, RFFI’s New Usal Redwood Forest Company’s Forest Technician



Andrea Horvath, RFFI's New Forest Conservation Specialist
Andrea Horvath, RFFI's New Forest
Conservation Specialist



New RFFI Chief Forester, Linwood Gill
Meet RFFI's New Chief Forester, Linwood Gill



Cali-Roots Plants 800 Seedlings
Cali-Roots Plants 800 Redwood Seedlings

at "This Will Take Time" Property


Fall 2016 News

Redwood Forests for our Future, Giving Tuesday 2016
Giving Tuesday 2016

Please Support Redwood Forests
Redwood Forest Foundation 2016 Annual Update
2016 Annual Update

Redwood Forest Foundation
Ecology, Economy and Equity

Kathy Moxon, Board Chairman
2016 Annual Appeal

From the desk of Kathy Moxon,
Board Chairman of the Redwood Forest Foundation

beautiful forest
Redwood Forest Foundation at
Coast Redwood Science Symposium

September, 2016

Cali-Roots interview with RFFI representatives about planting 800 redwood trees in honor of Cali Roots VIP Redwood Pass holders Read Cali-Roots interview with RFFI representatives
about planting 800 redwood trees in honor of Cali Roots VIP Redwood Pass holders

California Licensed Foresters Association Field Day on Usal
California Licensed Foresters Association
Field Day on Usal

Friday, October 21, 2016


Summer 2016 News

Andrea Horvath
Meet Andrea Horvath,
Executive Assistant, Redwood Forest Foundation


Cali-Roots
Cali Roots Sells First Tier of Redwood Passes
in Five Minutes
- RFFI, Cali Roots and "This Will Take Time" Partner to Plant 800 Redwood Trees
General admission tickets still available

Governor Brown Signs Historic Climate Change Legislation, Sept. 2016 Governor Brown Signs Historic Climate Change Legislation
On September 8, 2016, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. signed SB 32 and AB 197, which require the state to cut emissions at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

RPF job announcement, recommenced Sept. 1, 2016 RFFI is recruiting Foresters   244 KB pdf printer friendly pdf format
- recommenced Sept. 1, 2016

The Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc. (RFFI) is recruiting two Registered Professional Foresters (RPF) to assist this not-for-profit organization in managing its 50,000-acre Usal Redwood Forest.

Forestry Technician job announcement, recommenced Sept. 1, 2016 RFFI is recruiting Forestry Technicians   208 KB pdf printer friendly pdf format
- recommenced Sept. 1, 2016

The Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc. (RFFI) is recruiting two Forestry Technicians to assist this not-for-profit organization in managing its 50,000-acre Usal Redwood Forest.


Coast Redwood Science Symposium, September, 2016 Coast Redwood Science Symposium
Please join Mark Welther, RFFI President, and
Steve Smith, URFC Chief Forester, speakers at
the Coast Redwood Science Symposium

Cali-Roots
RFFI Partners with
California Roots Music and Arts Festival
to Plant 800 Redwood Trees

Usal Redwood Forest Management Plan, revised
Usal Redwood Forest Management Plan, revised

This plan is a living document that will be reviewed annually and revised as new information and community input become available [revised August, 2016].

California Roots Music and Arts Festival RFFI & Cali Roots
The Redwood Forest Foundation is teaming up with the California Roots Music and Arts Festival in Monterey to plant 800 redwoods in honor of their Redwood Pass ticket holders. RFFI welcomes this partnership with an organization that shares our values. Like RFFI, Cali Roots is committed to developing and sustaining their community, while protecting our environment.

RFFI Restoration Workshop
Register for RFFI
Restoration Workshop

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Art for our Environment, Mendocino Eco Artists, August, 2016 "Art for our Environment," Art Show, August 3-31, 2016
"Visit Mendocino" Gallery
345 N. Franklin Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Usal Redwood Forest You Are Invited!
Redwood Forest Foundation
Annual Meeting & Barbecue

Saturday July 23, 2016, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Space is limited; register now →


Spring 2016 News

Forestry Technician job announcement RFFI is recruiting Forestry Technicians   115 KB pdf printer friendly pdf format
The Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc. (RFFI) announces the recruitment of two Forest Technicians to assist this not-for-profit organization in managing its 50,000-acre Usal Redwood Forest.
- expires August 31, 2016

Understanding the relationship between Fire and Dead Trees Understanding the relationship between Fire and Dead Trees by Gregory A. Giusti, UC Cooperative Extension
Report to the Mendocino County Fire Safe Council: A literature review describing the relationship between fire behavior and intentionally killed trees in Mendocino County.

(from left) Mark Welther, RFFI President & CEO, Gillian Calof, Interim President, CAR,  Rachel Tornek, Vice President of Programs, CAR and Tom Tuchmann, President US Forest Capitol.
Redwood Forest Foundation Honored by Climate Action Reserve for Carbon Offset Project


Spring 2016 Newsletter

Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Spring 2016
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Kathy Moxon Welcome
Kathy Moxon,
Board Chair
Redwood Forest Foundation

Mark Welther Restore It and They Will Come
Mark Welther,
President and Chief Executive Officer
Redwood Forest Foundation

Kathy Moxon at RFFI Annual Meeting Save the Date
Saturday, July 23, 2016
RFFI Annual Meeting & Barbeque

Details to be announced

Kevin Whitlock Excerpts from the Journal of an International Forester
Expanded online version
Kevin Whitlock,
RFFI Forester

Redwood Property Group
Team Up With RFFI to Honor Employees & Customers

Expanded online version

Usal Redwood Forest, view of ocean through the trees (2007)
Usal Redwood Forest's Carbon Project
Among Largest in USA


Winter 2016 News

Coho spawning in Anderson Creek, January 2016
Video: Coho spawning in Anderson Creek
January, 2016

William Snyder
Meet William Snyder,
Redwood Forest Foundation's New Board Member

Redwood Forests For Our Future
Redwood Forests For Our Future
Investing in Ecology & Economy
throughout the Redwood Region

Facebook

Visit RFFI on Facebook


Fall 2015 News

Redwood Forest Foundation 2015 Annual Update
2015 Annual Update
Redwood Forest Foundation
Ecology, Economy and Equity

Kathy Moxon, Board Chairman
2015 Annual Appeal
Kathy Moxon, Board Chairman of the Redwood Forest Foundation

Berkley Pelletier

Young Philanthropists Inspire Redwood Reforestation

RFFI's Forest Stewardship Council certification mark

Usal Redwood Forest certified
by Forest Stewardship Council

Volunteer Coordinator Position Opening Volunteer Coordinator Position Opening  203 KB pdf printer friendly pdf format
- Position filled

The Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc. (RFFI) announces the recruitment of a part-time Volunteer Coordinator to assist this not-for-profit organization achieve our charitable mission.


Summer 2015 News

RPF job announcement, reopened RFFI is recruiting Foresters  115 KB pdf printer friendly pdf format
- Job announcement reopened 8/28/2015

The Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc. (RFFI) is recruiting two Registered Professional Foresters (RPF) to assist in managing its 50,000-acre Usal Redwood Forest.

Girdling Trial video Girdling Trial  - video
RFFI is testing approaches to managing hardwoods without using herbicides in the Usal Redwood Forest. In this clip, you will see them experimenting by removing bark and 'girdling' tanoak trees to limit their growth.

Kathy Moxon at RFFI Annual Meeting
You Are Invited!
Saturday, July 18, 2015
RFFI Annual Meeting & Barbeque

Usal Redwood Forest Management Plan
Usal Redwood Forest Management Plan
This plan is a living document that will be reviewed annually and revised as new information and community input become available.

Usal Redwood Forest Conservation Easement Usal Redwood Forest Conservation Easement
In 2011, RFFI closed a landmark conservation transaction on their 49,576-acre Usal Redwood Forest. This ambitious and complex transaction allows RFFI and our conservation partners to protect one of the largest non-profit owned 'working forests' in America.

Usal Redwood Forest, view of ocean through the trees (2007) Usal Redwood Forest Monitoring Reports
Internal and external reports, updated regularly, that compare observed conditions in the Usal Forest to previous baseline conditions.


Spring 2015 Newsletter

Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Spring 2015
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Kathy Moxon Welcome
Kathy Moxon,
Board Chair
Redwood Forest Foundation

Mark Welther How We Can Be Outstanding
in Our Field

Mark Welther,
President and Chief Executive Officer
Redwood Forest Foundation

Judith Hardwood North Coast Biochar logo Community Support for
RFFI Biochar Pays Off!

Judith Harwood,
Biochar Project Coordinator
Redwood Forest Foundation

Redwood Property Group
Redwoods in Manhattan!?

Redwood Property Group in New York City has chosen
RFFI's "Plant a Redwood" reforestation program


Spring 2015 News

North Coast Biochar logo
Biochar Workshop and Demonstration Tour

April, 2015


Winter 2015 News

RPF job announcement
RPF Job Announcement
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RFFI is recruiting one or two Registered Professional Foresters to assist in managing its 50,000-acre Usal Redwood Forest.

KZYX Radio logo
Interview with Jeff Calvert of CalFire regarding
Usal Redwood Forest Conservation Easement

February 5, 2015, KZYX Radio

Agreement Made on Usal Redwood Forest Conservation Easement
Agreement Made on Usal Redwood Forest
Conservation Easement
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CAL FIRE to Monitor the ~50,000 acre Working Forest

Ancient Community, by Juriaan Blok "Heartlands" MEA Art Exhibit & Sale
to Support RFFI's Work
February 2 - March 1, 2015
Mendocino Co-op Gallery, 45270 Main St, Mendocino, CA
Reception February 14, 3:30 - 7 PM


Fall 2014 News

2014 Annual Update
2014 Annual Update

Redwood Forest Foundation
Ecology, Economy and Equity

Kathy Moxon
2014 Annual Appeal

Kathy Moxon, Chairman of the Redwood Forest Foundation

Richard Gienger
Restoration Workshop

Usal Redwood Forest
Tuesday, December 2, 10AM-2PM
American Legion Burkey Hall, Leggett, CA



In Memory of
Elizabeth Finley Broaddus

Elizabeth Finley Broaddus
Elizabeth Finley Broaddus




Redwood Forest Foundation Honors Volunteers
Outstanding Volunteers 2014
Lillian Frazier
Lillian Frazier
Louis Hoaglin
Louis Hoaglin
Jill Hannum
Jill Hannum


Fall 2014 Newsletter

Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Fall 2014
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Kathy Moxon
Welcome

Kathy Moxon, Chair
RFFI Board of Directors

Mark Welther A 100-Year Vision --
Yours, Mine, Ours

Mark Welther,
President and Chief Executive Officer
Redwood Forest Foundation

North Coast Biochar logo
Biochar Update

RFFI is excited to unveil the winning logo

Elizabeth Finley Broaddus
Redwoods Planted as Tribute to Teen-Ager
Who Moved Thousands to Appreciate Nature


Lodge Lightning Complex Wildfire
Lodge Lightning Complex Wildfire

Dry Lightning Ignites Wildfire on Usal Redwood Forest
Online edition only

Biomass

Outstanding Volunteer Awards 2014


Biomass
Announcements

Fall 2014


Summer 2014 News

Restoration Projects
Restoration Workshop Presentations
April, 2014


Support RFFI at AmazonSmile
Shop at Amazon and support RFFI
at no cost to you

North Coast Biochar Logo Design Contest
North Coast Biochar
Logo Design Contest



Spring 2014 Newsletter

Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Spring 2014
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Kathy Moxon
Welcome

Kathy Moxon, Chair
RFFI Board of Directors

Mark Welther
RFFI on the Move

Mark Welther,
President and Chief Executive Officer
Redwood Forest Foundation

Kathy Moxon at RFFI Annual Meeting
Save the Date: July 26, 2014
RFFI Annual Meeting


Judy Harwood
Biochar Update

by Judy Harwood
Project Coordinator

Redwood Forest Foundation Annual Update 2013

Enter RFFI's Biochar Branding Contest


Restoration Projects
Community Engagement

RFFI Reaches Out

Redwoods in Sunlight, by Juriaan Blok
Mendocino Eco Artists
Summer Art Show


Don Kemp
Please Help Sustain RFFI

RFFI's Recurring Donation Program

Baby redwood tree planted by the City of Fort Bragg in Otis Johnson Park as part of RFFI's Plant a Redwood Now project
Plant a Redwood Now

A Green Gift for any Occasion


Spring 2014 News


Restoration Projects
Restoration Workshop
April 23 in Leggett

Sponsored by RFFI

Join RFFI to Celebrate Earth Day
Join RFFI to Celebrate Earth Day
Saturday, April 12 in Oakland, CA
Saturday, April 19 in Ukiah, CA


Winter 2013-2014 News


Raymond Baltar
Biochar Marketing and Sales Study

Raymong Baltar of Sonoma Biochar Initiative to develop a business plan for RFFI's Biochar Demonstration Project.

Biomass Research Library Redwood Forest Foundation
Virtual Biomass Research Library

RFFI receives many inquiries about the Biochar Demonstration Project, its impact and the underlying scientific principles. As a result, RFFI is establishing an online research library with articles about biomass utilization. We will be adding articles and reference material on a regular basis.

Coastline at Usal Creek
Take a Walk to Usal Beach & Forest

A Stunning Photo Tour


Fall 2013 News


2013 Annual Update
2013 Annual Update

Redwood Forest Foundation
Ecology, Economy and Equity

Kathy Moxon
2013 Annual Appeal

Kathy Moxon, Chair of RFFI's Board of Directors

Restoration Projects
RFFI Restoration Projects

An Illustrated Report (2013)

Biochar Demonstration Project
Biochar Demonstration Project

RFFI's Biochar Demonstration Project
officially began on November 11, 2013

Don Kemp
Please Help Sustain RFFI

RFFI Launches Recurring Donation Program

Steelhead in Usal Creek
Charitable IRA Rollover

One Great Way to Support RFFI

Old-growth redwood remnant in Anderson Creek, a tributary to the South Fork Eel River
Redwood Forest Foundation
featured on The Nature Conservancy's
"California Salmon Snapshots"



Fall 2013 Newsletter

Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Fall 2013
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Kathy Moxon
Welcome

Kathy Moxon, Chair
RFFI Board of Directors

Mark Welther
President's Report

Mark Welther,
President and Chief Executive Officer
Redwood Forest Foundation

Biomass
Vegetation Management for Usal Redwood Forest

by Greg Giusti

Biochar plant
The Biochar Demonstration Project

by Judy Harwood


Summer 2013 News

Challenge Grant
2013 Challenge Grant

September 10, 2013:
We met our goal - Thank you!

Mark Welther
Mark Welther, Bay Area Conservation Leader,
selected as RFFI's New President
and Chief Executive Officer




Redwood Forest Foundation Honors Volunteers

RFFI honors Volunteers at Annual Meeting

Warren DeSmidt
Warren DeSmidt
Judy Harwood
Judy Harwood
Jeff Hedin
Jeff Hedin


Spring 2013 News

Founders Grove
Redwood Forest Foundation
Dedicates Majestic Old Redwoods
to Honor Founders

Spring 2013 Newsletter

Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Spring 2013
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Kathy Moxon
Welcome

Kathy Moxon, Chair
RFFI Board of Directors

Biochar plant
Biochar Project Update

The RFFI Biochar Demonstration project is gaining momentum.

Tom Tuchmann
RFFI Moves Forward with 2013 Priorities

Tom Tuchmann
RFFI Acting Executive Director, US Forest Capital

RFFI Annual Meeting & Barbeque RFFI Annual Meeting & Barbeque
Saturday July 13, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Fort Bragg, CA
See details & RSVP here

Photograph by Frances Freyberg
In Memory of Cathryn Heart

RFFI received a legacy gift from the Cathryn Heart Living Trust

Challenge Grant
2013 Challenge Grant

Double the Impact of Your Conservation Donation

Baby redwood tree planted by the City of Fort Bragg in Otis Johnson Park as part of RFFI's Plant a Redwood Now project
Plant a Redwood Now

A Green Gift for any Occasion


Winter 2013 News


Redwood Forest Foundation
President Search

Redwood Forest Foundation President Search Located in California's Redwood Region, the Redwood Forest Foundation (RFFI) is seeking a President to develop the operational, programmatic and financial support required to fulfill its mission to actively, effectively and sustainably manage its working community forests in ecologically and economically sound ways that enhance the long-term health of the forest and return value to the local community.

Interested applicants may download the position description and contact:

Nancy Painter
Vice President Executive Search
Olive Grove Consulting
www.olivegroveconsulting.com
650-585-2365
nancy@olivegroveconsulting.com




2012 North Fork Usal Large Woody Debris Project
Conservation Easement Monitoring Report

The Conservation Fund inspects Usal Redwood Forest,
reports positive findings.


Fall 2012 News

Kathy Moxon
Annual Appeal

from Kathy Moxon, President

2012 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report

Redwood Forest Foundation
Ecology, Economy and Equity

Tom Tuchmann
Executive Director's Report

by Tom Tuchmann, RFFI Acting Executive Director

spotted owl RFFI Redefines Holiday Giving
RFFI is helping to put the meaning back into holiday giving. Consider a way of giving that reduces stress during the holiday season, while still letting your loved ones and friends know that you care.

Bonsai redwood
Green Gifts for Holiday Giving

These gifts celebrate redwoods.

Ron Lincoln with Large Chinquapin RFFI Restoration Projects
Removing approximately 9 miles of roads and restoring streams has allowed salmon and steelhead to return to spawn in our coastal streams.

Ron Lincoln with Large Chinquapin
Chinquapin Springs Acorn Grove

This grove will be used for acorn gathering by local Native Americans.

Biochar plant Biochar Demonstration Project
An innovative, ecologically sound solution to the management of excess forest fuels - an alternative that creates jobs and stimulates overall rural economic development.

Usal Road Usal Road Improvement
RFFI collaborated with Mendocino County and the "5 C" Program to design and complete road improvements for the Usal Road, which borders Usal Redwood Forest.

RFFI Appreciates Foundation Support
RFFI Appreciates Foundation Support

Thank you to the Bank of America Foundation and
the Giles W. and Elise Mead Foundation.

RFFI Logging Operations
RFFI Logging Operations

October, 2012


Spring 2012 News

Henry Gundling and Giles Mead's daughters
Mead Foundation Awards a $40,000 Grant
to the Redwood Forest Foundation!

June, 2012


Spring 2012 Newsletter

Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Spring 2012
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Kathy Moxon
President's Letter

Kathy Moxon, President
RFFI Board of Directors

Steelhead flourish in Usal Creek, photo by John Birchard
Working in the Forest Today

Heidi Gundling
RFFI Board Member

Tom Tuchmann
RFFI Board Finalizes 2012 Priorities

Tom Tuchmann
RFFI Acting Executive Director, US Forest Capital

Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area
Citizens Rally to keep Standish-Hickey
State Recreation Area Open

online edition only

Bonsai redwood
"Plant a Redwood" in Your Living Room

online edition only

RFFI Annual Meeting & Barbeque RFFI Annual Meeting & Barbeque
Saturday July 21, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Fort Bragg, CA
See details & RSVP here


December 2011 Newsletter

Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: December 2011
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Photograph by Frances Freyberg

RFFI Takes Stock


Biomass

Biochar and Torrefaction


PG&E ClimateSmart Program

PG&E ClimateSmart Program


RFFI Needs Your Help

RFFI Needs Your Help



Fall 2011 News

Redwood Forest
Annual Appeal
Please Support RFFI's Effort to Conserve Our Community Forest

Chimney rock
USAL Redwood Forest Conservation Easement Transaction Closes

October 27, 2011


Fall 2011 Newsletter

Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Fall 2011
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Kathy Moxon
Welcome!

Kathy Moxon, President
RFFI Board of Directors

Usal Redwood Forest Usal Redwood Forest
Conservation Easement Approved

Closing expected September 30
by Tom Tuchmann,
President, US Forest Capital
Bud Harwood North Coast Loses Three Forest Champions
Matt Coleman, Jere Melo and Bud Harwood
We sorely miss these three friends and honor
their legacies of dedicated community involvement.
Biomass The Biochar Demonstration Project:
A Manifestation of Community Forestry

by Judy Harwood, Project Coordinator,
Mendocino County Woody Biomass Working Group
Redwoods, by Judy Hope
RFFI Connects:

Taste of Mendocino,
Paint the Forest,
Plant a Redwood.

Kayak on the Eel River. With the slower pace of cutting, the River has cleared of sediment and salmon are beginning to return. Photo credit: Barrett Walker
Thank you to the Alex C. Walker Foundation!

The Foundation granted $20,000 to support
RFFI's innovative model of community forestry.


Summer 2011 News


Paint The Forest National winners of RFFI's "Paint The Forest"
Juried Art Contest on exhibit at Gualala Arts Center

on exhibit September 9 - October 2, 2011
Reception: September 23

Clark Fork Restoration
Results of restoration after two years
  - video
Results of restoration of the Clark Fork tributary,
two years after removal of an old "stringer bridge."

Chimney rock
Wildlife Conservation Board APPROVES funding for
USAL Redwood Forest Conservation Easement

July 26, 2011

stream
USAL Redwood Forest Conservation Easement
Wildlife Conservation Board Sets Hearing Date

July, 2011

Kayak on the Eel River. With the slower pace of cutting, the River has cleared of sediment and salmon are beginning to return. Photo credit: Barrett Walker
The Walker Foundation Awards $20,000 to Support
RFFI's Innovative Model of Community Forestry

June, 2011


Spring 2011 News

stream
USAL Redwood Forest Conservation Easement
Important Update

May, 2011


Winter 2011 News

Community Forestry Webinar
Community Forestry Webinar

featuring our Executive Director, Art Harwood,
who will be presenting on Usal Redwood Forest.
April 20, 2011 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Recovering redwood forest, North Fork Standley Creek Headwaters; photo credit: Richard Gienger President's "America's Great Outdoors" Report
Vindicates RFFI's Grassroots Approach to Conserving Our Lands

February, 2011

Chimney rock
USAL Redwood Forest Conservation Easement
Wildlife Conservation Board Delays Decision

February, 2011


Fall 2010 News

Dr. Dean Edell "Get a redwood tree planted
in the name of someone you love"

"If you care about the environment...
it really makes a wonderful gift"

December 2010, Dr. Dean Edell on KGO Radio

Kathy Moxon

How you can help

2010 Appeal From Kathy Moxon
RFFI Board President


Spotted Owl Babies
Give a Green Gift for the Holidays
Plant a Redwood Now

Celebrate with us - Keep these magnificent trees growing

Steve Sillett
Scientists look to redwoods for answers on warming

San Francisco Chronicle
November 26, 2010

Birch, by Edward Duarde Paint the Forests 2010, National Tour
Edgewater Gallery

Fort Bragg, CA
December 3 - 31, 2010

RFFI Board member Pete Mattson
RFFI Supporters Met the Challenge

Donors Gave More than $10,000
to Meet the Mattson Team Challenge
Thank You! Your generosity helped us meet the challenge!


Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Fall 2010
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Fall 2010 Newsletter

Kathy Moxon
Welcome!

Kathy Moxon, President
RFFI Board of Directors

Art Harwood
Community Outreach

Art Harwood
Executive Director of RFFI

Usal Redwood Forest
Easement Update

for the Usal Redwood Forest

Waiting for Trilliums, by Caesar Citraro RFFI Announces Winners and First Gallery Exhibit of the "Paint the Forest" National Art and Photography Contest

Usal Redwood Forest
Thanks for Your Support

A special thank you to four foundations that have provided us with significant and ongoing support

Usal Redwood Forest
Stewardship Plan

by John Rogers, RFFI Board Member and
Executive Dir. of the Inst. for Sustainable Forestry

Plant a Redwood
Help support RFFI's mission!

Some timely ways you can get involved


Summer 2010 News

Waiting for Trilliums, by Caesar Citraro
Paint the Forests 2010
Winners Announced


RFFI Board member Pete Mattson
Mattson Team $10,000 Challenge Grant

Double Your Money!
Leverage $20,000 for RFFI

Board of Directors (partial) at 2010 RFFI annual meeting RFFI Annual Meeting & Barbeque
Saturday July 24, 2010
Branscomb, CA
Summary & Photos


Spring 2010 News

Planetary Stewardship, Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, April 2010 Sustainable Community-based Redwood Forests:
the RFFI Model
by John Rogers, in "Planetary Stewardship," by Mary E. Power and F. Stuart Chapin;
Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America,
April 2010 0.4 MB pdf printer friendly pdf format

Planetary Stewardship, Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, April 2010 Forests, sediments, flows, foodwebs, and river-ocean linkages: enhancing basin resiliency through community-based forestry by Mary Power of UC Berkeley's School of Integrative Biology; presented at the Ecological Society of America's Millennium Conference on Water, Athens, Georgia, November 2009. Poster 11 MB pdf printer friendly pdf format

RFFI Annual Meeting & Barbeque RFFI Annual Meeting & Barbeque
Saturday July 24, 2010
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Branscomb, CA
RSVP here

Ride for Redwoods
Lost Coast Ride for the Redwoods

Benefit Mountain Bike Ride
for the Redwood Forest Foundation


Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Spring 2010
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Spring 2010 Newsletter

Kathy Moxon
Welcome!

Kathy Moxon, President
RFFI Board of Directors

Art Harwood
Community Outreach

Art Harwood
Executive Director of RFFI

Hiking the Lost Coast Trail
RFFI Reaching Out for Recreation Through Prop 84

by Lin Barrett, Development Director
& Don Kemp, Vice President

Richard Gienger
Restoration and Stewardship News

by Richard Gienger, Board Member

Redwood Futures
Redwood Futures: A Call to Action

by Art Harwood, Executive Director

Ride for Redwoods
Join Us and Have Fun!

Some uniquely enjoyable activities
that also help support RFFI's mission.


Winter 2010 News

Lindsey Holm and Mike Fay, Photo by Robert Ballard
Meet Mike Fay & Lindsey Holm

Saturday, March 13, 2010
at the Redway School

Michael & Isabelle Straka picking up baby redwood trees, photo by Edward Duarde
Thousands of Baby Redwoods Find New Homes in Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino Counties

February 2010, Lake County Record-Bee

Usal Redwood Forest
Paint the Forests

Juried Art And Photo Competition

Mike Fay, photo by Robert Ballard Meet J. Michael Fay
National Geographic Society, Explorer in Residence
Monday, January 25, 2010
at the Gualala Arts Center

Mike Fay Meet J. Michael Fay
National Geographic Society, Explorer in Residence
Sunday, January 24, 2010
at Vermeil Wines Tasting Room, Calistoga

Fall 2009 News

Don Kemp

How you can help

An Appeal From Donald S. Kemp
RFFI Board President


Redwood Forest Foundation: Annual Update
Redwood Forest Foundation
2009 Annual Update

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baby redwood
Adopting baby redwoods

Interview with Lin Barrett
on KGO Radio News

Dr. Dean Edell
Good holiday shopping deal
"Plant a redwood tree in someone's name..."

November 2009, Dr. Dean Edell on KGO Radio

Cloned redwood tree saplings at Sequoia Redwoods; photo by Kent Porter/Press Democrat
Anyone want to sponsor a baby tree?
Group trying to plant 70,000 of them

November 2009, Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Clark Fork Restoration Clark Fork Restoration   - video
Restoration of the Clark Fork tributary of Standley Creek, which flows into the South Fork Eel River, in the Usal Redwood Forest. Removal of an old "stringer bridge," August 2009.
Mike Fay, photo by Robert Ballard Mike Fay packs the house at Caspar Inn
More than 160 people packed into the Caspar Inn to engage in a conversation with J. Michael Fay, a Wildlife Conservation Society conservationist and National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence.
Steve Sillett From Redwood Summer to Redwood Summit
Preserving economies and the environment:
a new view of tall trees and older redwoods

Over 850 people took part in the Redwood Summit at Humboldt State University in Arcata on Saturday, October 3, 2009.
Art Harwood
Redwood Region Featured

in National Geographic's Documentary
"EXPLORER: Climbing Redwood Giants"

Art Harwood Art Harwood joins panel discussion
at the National Geographic Society
for the world premiere of their documentary
"EXPLORER: Climbing Redwood Giants"





Redwood Forest Foundation Newsletter: Fall 2009
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Fall 2009 Newsletter

Don Kemp
Welcome!

Don Kemp, President,
RFFI Board of Directors

Art Harwood
Community Outreach

Art Harwood
Executive Director of RFFI

Mike Fay, photo by Robert Ballard
Redwood Transect

by Michael Fay
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and
Wildlife Conservation Society conservationist

Before crossing removal - Clark Fork tributary of Standley Creek
Restoration Road: New Rights-of-way for Fish

by Heidi Gundling, Advisory Board Member
and Richard Gienger, Board Member

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