Bad News Bears
Flora & Fauna

Bad News Bears

Sometimes, the bears just win! That seems to be the verdict after months of repeatedly repairing a weather station installed among the giant sequoia as part of Save the Redwoods League’s Redwoods and Climate Change Initiative. My researcher colleagues, Anthony Ambrose and Wendy Baxter, installed a wildlife camera at our Giant Forest study site and caught … Continue reading

The 1964 Flood
On the trail

The 1964 Flood

This week is the 50-year anniversary of the historic 1964 Christmas flood. Half a century ago, several weeks of monumental rains devastated communities on the north coast and brought a tremendous amount of sediment into the streams and redwood forests of Humboldt Redwoods State Park. For years as I’ve driven along Highway 101 in Humboldt Redwoods State … Continue reading