Julia ‘Butterfly’ Hill lived in a 180-foot tree for over 2 years to protect the Redwoods

In 1997, Julia Hill started a tree sit in California’s Redwood Forest to protest logging efforts.
For 738 days, Hill lived on two platforms in cramped, windy, and wet conditions.
She ultimately reached an agreement with the lumber company to preserve the tree and others like it.

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With a deep-rooted passion for nature and a decade-long journey nurturing redwood trees, Dave stands as a dedicated steward of these majestic giants. Over the past ten years, Dave has meticulously cultivated redwood trees, witnessing their growth from mere saplings to towering sentinels of the natural world. As a UK-based enthusiast, Dave has developed a profound understanding of the intricacies of redwood tree care, adaptation to local climates, and their unique appeal in British landscapes. Through Dave's expert insights and hands-on experience, readers are invited to explore the enchanting world of redwood trees and discover the wonders that these living monuments bring to our surroundings.