Old Growth Redwood Hikes in Jedediah Smith Redwood State Park

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Bright, open, and lush, Jed Smith’s redwood groves are the most scenic in existence. There’s an unusual amount of variety in the color and texture of the trees, in the size of the trees, and even in the understory vegetation, making the woods an interesting place to hike. The park also has some trees of

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Planning a budget for your redwood deck

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When seeking to add a deck to your home there are several things to consider, such as size, budget, materials, and return on investment. A redwood deck addition will add significant value to your home; therefore it is important to consider the cost of the installation while comparing the value it will add to the

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Outdoor Living: The Sky’s the Limit

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2016 is poised for huge growth in the construction industry, and investment in outdoor living areas is growing along with it. While outdoor kitchens and dining areas have been growing in popularity for several years, newer trends are emerging. Pergolas and pavilions are increasingly popular additions to make outdoor living spaces more stylish, attractive, useful,

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Eel River restoration efforts highlighted during Steelhead Days

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Three rivers in Humboldt County, including the Eel River, will be celebrated during the upcoming Third Annual Steelhead Days, and the Eel River Valley kick-off of the event is planned for Jan. 22 at Fortuna’s River Lodge Conference Center. CalTrout will host the event in Fortuna, which will be held from 5-9 p.m. and include

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Redwood Decks: A Solid Investment

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When seeking to add a deck to your home there are several things to consider, such as durability, material, return of investment, and budget. A redwood deck addition will add significant value to your home; therefore it is important to consider the cost of the installation while comparing the value it will add to the

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Rebuilding After a Wildfire

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California has recently faced some of the most damaging wildfires in the history of the state. The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is issuing this Information Bulletin to aid homeowners, home builders, building officials, fire officials, and other interested parties with the process of rebuilding after a wildfire. This publication is intended to

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Outdoor Winter Activities for the Family

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Winter is a special time of year for families to get out and enjoy nature together. While short days and cold weather present new challenges, a little extra preparation (and gear) should keep everyone safe and comfortable. Most kids love all things snowy and icy, so there’s a good chance they’ll be up for a

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Södra study: good forest management could reduce global emissions by 50%

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VÄXJÖ, Sweden, Dec. 11, 2015 (Press Release) -Politicians should place greater emphasis on the forest as a means of tackling the climate challenges. According to a study conducted by Södra, the sustainable management of the world’s production forests could yield a reduction in global emissions of up to 50 percent. We need to significantly reduce

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Forest Stewardship Council Recognizes Clough Construction for 2015 FSC Leadership Awards

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Forest Stewardship Council Recognizes Clough Construction for 2015 FSC Leadership Awards WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the world prepares for the Paris Climate Conference, the Forest Stewardship Council recognized a group of leaders who are highlighting the critical role that governments, businesses and forests play in addressing climate change. Deforestation and forest degradation worldwide are a

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Thanksgiving Recipe: kale and caramelized onion stuffing

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Here at Humboldt Redwood we all appreciate a good, hearty and healthy meal. With Thanksgiving just over a week away we want to share a recipe from one of our favorite food blogs, Smitten Kitchen. Deb Perelman’s recipes are warm and full of flavor, something that these cooler Autumn months are perfect for! This kale

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FSC Now Only Forest Certification Recommended for Federal Procurement

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In September 2015, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued “Recommendations of Specifications, Standards and Ecolabels” to guide federal procurement. For lumber and wood, FSC is now the only EPA recommended standard. The Forest Stewardship Council US applauded this decision and sent a letter of thanks to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.

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Boots and Birkenstocks event thanks supporters

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The Northcoast Regional Land Trust would like to thank and acknowledge our incredibly generous community for coming out to our annual celebration, aka “Boots and Birkenstocks,” on October 10. More than 300 people from all different walks of life came out to celebrate the land we love, and hundreds of others donated auction items or

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