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Coast Redwood Forest Ecology and Management

A thesis by Terry A. Spreiter, James F. Franke, and David L. Steensen.


A Coast Redwood Primer

Facts and tidbits on the Coastal redwoods.


Humboldt Redwoods State Park - Day Hikes

A description of fun summertime activities and hiking trails at Humboldt Redwoods State Park.


Index of Species Information; Species: Seqouia sempivirens

U.S. Forest Service plant/tree database.


Northern California Redwood Groves

Presents information about Northern California’s Coastal Redwoods - the Ancient Redwoods.


NPF Guide, Muir Woods National Monument

A thorough guide about Muir Woods National Monument forest including directions, accessibility, lodging, etc…


Redwood Genus Description

Descriptive physical traits characterizing the Redwood (Sequoia).


Save the Redwoods League

A non-profit group dedicated to the preservation of redwood forests.


Sequoia sempivirens

Includes descriptions, photos, distribution maps from a Gymnosperm database.


WHY NO CUT? My trip to the Redwoods by Russell D. Hoffman

A consideration of the complicated environmental and political issues regarding the California Redwoods with links to landscape photos of various Redwood forests.

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Adams, Kramer A. The Redwoods. New York: Popular Library, 1969. Main SD397 .R3 A32 1969.


Brydon, P. H. The Redwood Trail. San Francisco: Strybing Arboretum Society, [1963]. Bot QK480 .U62 S77 1963.


Chaney, Ralph W. Redwoods of the Past. San Francisco: Save-the-Redwoods League, [1990]. Bot QK494.5 .T3 C5 1990.


Cooney-Lazaneo, Mary Beth. Plants of Big Basin Redwoods State Park and the Coastal Mountains of Northern California. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press Pub Co., 1981. Bot & REF Wild Calif. QK149.6 .S52 C66.


Dewitt, John B. California Redwood Parks and Preserves: A Guide to the Redwood Parks and a Brief History of the Efforts to Save Them. San Francisco, CA: Save-the-Redwoods League, 1985. Biodiv REF & Main SD413 .C2 D48 1985.


Dunning, Joan. From the Redwood Forest: Ancient Trees and the Bottom Line: A Headwaters Journey. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green, c1998. Pub SD387 .O43 D86 1998.


Engbeck, Joseph H. The Enduring Giants: The Giant Sequoias, Their Place in Evolution and in the Sierra Nevada Forest Community: History of the Calaveras Big Trees: The Story of Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Berkeley: University of California, University Extension, 1973. Main & REF Wild California SD397 .R3 E53 1973.


Fox, Lawrence. A Classification, Map, and Volume Estimate for the Coast Redwood Forest in California. Sacramento: Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection, Forest and Rangeland Resources Assessment Program, 1989. Biodiv REF SD397 .R3 F59 1989.


Fry, Walter. Big Trees. Stanford University, CA: Stanford University Press; London: H. Milford, Oxford University Press, c1930. Main SD397 .G5 F79 1930.


Helfer, Jacques R. The Redwood Titans. Ukiah, CA: Panpipes Press, c1966. REF Wild California QK494.5 .T3 H44 1966.


Hyde, Philip. The Last Redwoods; Photographs and Story of a Vanishing Scenic Resource. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club, 1964, c1963. Main SD397 .R3 L4.


Jepson, Willis Linn. Trees, Shrubs and Flowers of the Redwood Region. San Francisco, CA: Save-the-Redwoods League, 1965. Main QK149.6 .C48 J47 1965.


Khosla, Maya. Web of Water: Life in Redwood Creek. San Francisco, CA: Golden Gate National Parks Association, 1997. Pub QH541.5 .S7 K46 1997.


McFarland, James W. A Guide to the Giant Sequoias of Yosemite National Park. Yosemite National Park, CA: Yosemite Naturalist Division: Yosemite Natural History Association, [1949]. REF Wild California QK494.5 .T3 M33 1949.


Meyer, Frederick A. The Redwoods of California. [Sacramento]: Division of Beaches and Parks, [1964]. Main SD397 .R3 R43 1964.


Morley, Jim. Muir Woods: The Ancient Redwood Forest Near San Francisco. San Francisco: Smith-Morley, c1991. Bot F868 .M3 M68 1991.


Muir Woods Environmental Education Guide. California: Muir Woods National Monument, 1988. Biodiv REF QK495 .S5 M896 1988.


Nixon, Stuart. Redwood Empire. New York: Dutton, 1966. Main F861 .N59 1966.


Noss, Reed F. The Redwood Forest: History, Ecology, and Conservation of the Coast Redwoods. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, c2000. Bot SD397 .R3 R455 2000.


Schwarzkopf, Chet. Heart of the Wild. Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1969. Pub QL791 .S422 1969.


Shirley, James Clifford. The Redwoods of Coast and Sierra. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1936. Main SD397 .R3 S45 1936.


Snyder, James A. The Ecology of Sequoia sempervirens: An Addendum to "On the Edge: Nature's Last Stand for Coast Redwoods. 1992. Bot QK494.5 .T3 S69 1992.


Statement for Management: Redwood National Park. Arcata, CA: The Park, 1987. Main F868 .R4 R44 1987.


Taylor, Norman. The Ageless Relicts: The Story of Sequoia. New York: St. Martin's Press, c1962. Main SD397 .R3 T39 1962.


Waltenspiel, Noe Edgar. Working in the Redwood in California. New York: Vantage Press, c1984. Main F868 .M5 W34 1984.


Weaver, Harriett E. Redwood Country: A Guide Through California's Magnificent Redwood Forests. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 1983. Main REF QK494.5 .T3 W42 1983.


Wildlife of the Redwoods. Orick, CA: North Coast Redwood Interpretive Association, 1988. Biodiv REF QL719 .C2 W44 1988.


Wilkinson, Barbara. Birds of the Redwoods. Orick, CA: North Coast Redwood Interpretive Association, 1988. Biodiv REF QL684 .C2 B47 1988.


Young, Dorothy King. Redwood Empire Wildflower Jewels. Healdsburg, CA: Naturegraph Publishers, 1970. Bot QK149.2 .Y68 1970.

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Barron, T. A. The Ancient One. New York: Philomel Books, 1992. Pub Juv PZ7 .B27567 An 1992.


George, Michael. Sequoias. Chicago,IL: Britannica, 1992. Pub Juv QK494.5 .T3 G46 1992.

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Born in Fire (1996 update): Warner Creek and the Politics of Salvage Logging: Plus Three Other Short Salvage Related Videos. Eugene, OR: Cascadia Fire Ecology Project and Native Forest Council, 1996. (54 min.) Biodiv SD538.2 .N95 B67 1996.


The Forest Through the Trees. Oakland, CA: Distributed by The Video Project, c1990. Biodiv SD397 .R3 F67 1990.


Headwaters Forest. San Francisco, CA: Green TV, 1994. (13 min.) Biodiv SD397 .R3 H42 1994.

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