My favorite hike
On the trail

My favorite hike

When I am driving north on Highway 101 through Humboldt County and know my destination is the James Irvine trail at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, it’s hard to contain my excitement. This week, Orange Coast shares the history of how the trail’s namesake, James Irvine, became a generous supporter of the redwoods and reminds me that I need … Continue reading

A giant step for understanding redwood tree rings
Forest Facts

A giant step for understanding redwood tree rings

Today, Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative scientist and my colleague, Allyson Carroll, shares her perspective on how she decodes the history of redwoods from tree rings: Imagine finishing a massive puzzle, one involving nearly half a million pieces and taking years to complete… it feels good when that puzzle is done! For this puzzle, the “pieces” are tree … Continue reading