Reviving the Redwoods” by Jim Robbins

“Reviving the Redwoods” by Jim Robbins on the New Yorks Times website discusses the “Redwoods Rising” project, aimed at restoring California’s redwood forests, which have suffered from decades of logging and climate change impacts. The project involves thinning overstocked forests, using chain saws, logging equipment, and prescribed fires to create healthier environments for the ancient giants. The initiative also addresses climate change effects, aims to combat wildfires, and restore ecosystems. Redwoods, vital carbon sinks, are facing challenges due to rising temperatures. The article explores the complex conservation efforts, historical context, and strategies to ensure the resilience and longevity of these majestic trees.

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About the author

Dave Green

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.