Ancient California Redwoods Spared—For Now
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FROM Center for Biological Diversity
May 2019

For now, California's ancient redwoods are safe...

We've just scored a major win for the massive old-growth redwood trees of Richardson Grove State Park in Northern California. A federal judge has blocked a plan to plow through the park and pave over the roots of 300-foot-tall ancient redwoods to widen a stretch of U.S. Highway 101. The Center and allies have been challenging this project since 2007.

"We're elated that the court rejected Caltrans' misguided and deeply destructive plan," said Center cofounder Peter Galvin.t

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