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The World's Tallest Trees and Beyond... Things to See and Do in Redwood National and State Parks

Stefanie Payne | Posted 10.06.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Feast on this, tree huggers: America is home to the largest, oldest, and tallest trees in the world. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in central California is a habitat for the largest tree by volume, the giant Sequoia. Great Basin National Park in Nevada is home to the oldest trees, the Bristlecone pine, which can live up to five thousand years.


Randee Mia Berman | Posted 05.03.2017 | Religion
Randee Mia Berman

We Jews have always been wanderers. Taking road trips. Traipsing, trekking, and schlepping. Forced to leave many places. As Tevye says in Fiddler ...

The Philosophy of Fish

Elea Acheson | Posted 04.21.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Elea Acheson

I mounted my bicycle, turned my face to the rising sun, hopeful that the road ahead would lead to love.

5 Tips to Enhance Your Visit to the Redwoods

Matt Emerson | Posted 03.25.2017 | Travel
Matt Emerson

Redwood National & State Parks are located along the Pacific Coast in Northern California. Instead of one large park, you'll find a series of parks. ...

Photographers: Don't Forget to Do This

Jared Polin AKA the FRO | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Jared Polin AKA the FRO

Sometimes we have a tendency to only see what is right in front of us. As photographers we have to see the world differently, that's why I am here to tell you not to forget to look up!

Clearcutting the California Dream

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

In 1988-1989, I was a visiting professor of environmental studies at Humboldt State University in northern California. By then I was convinced that la...

A Walk Through Muir Woods

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

To get to Muir Woods, filled with its towering, regal redwoods, you have to drive through eucalyptus groves that remind me of Australia. Although, in ...

PHOTOS: A Walk Through The Redwoods: Glimpses Of God

Christian Piatt | Posted 08.04.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

It's really hard to explain what is so sacred about that space if you haven't been there. I can only hope that the photos communicate at least a little bit of the moment.

Watch: Airline Exec Builds Observation Tower Treehouse As Tiny Home in Redwoods

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

In this video we visit Fred Reid's West Sonoma "spiritual sanctuary" where Scott Constable takes us for a tour inside the second growth redwood grove and up above in the roughly 200 square foot rustic, crafted home.

Is California Still Cutting Down Redwood Trees?

Jamie Henn | Posted 12.12.2011 | Green
Jamie Henn

The fight over the grove is emerging as a David vs. Goliath struggle to save one of the most treasured natural resources in the country.

May We Suggest a Pinot With That Redwood Forest?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 11.04.2011 | Green
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Wine drinkers the world over simply can't get enough of the California Pinot grape and so Napa vineyards came up with the proposal to deforest pristine acres of majestic Redwoods and Douglas Firs in the small town of Annapolis, CA.

What the Ancient Redwoods Tell Us About Climate Change

Susanna Murley | Posted 09.14.2011 | Green
Susanna Murley

Humboldt State University professor, Steve Sillet, is monitoring the threat in excruciating detail, using hair-raising methods.

Northern California: A Place Where Time Slows Down

Tamie Adaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

Dinner at the Farmhouse was unpretentious, flavorful and beautifully presented. I'd be lying to you if I didn't admit to being seduced by the wholesomely delicious farm-to-table gourmet food.

Saving the Remaining Old Growth Redwood Forests

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The world is a very different place today from the Cretaceous period. The Tyrannosaurus Rex is gone, but the redwoods remain. Barely.

Climate Awareness Bike Trip Includes Redwood Forests, Beautiful Cycling, and Beer

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

Working in the climate movement, it's easy to get discouraged. Almost every month, a new climate bill seems to get introduced, only to be seriously wa...

Watching Elk Just Off Hwy 101

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Gardner

Two Young Bucks Waiting to Rut All Photos: Terry Gardner Mama Elk and Babies (products of last year's rut) The Roosevelt elk must not ...