Take a deep dive on the latest with sequoias in the news. We’ve collected resources on this page to help tell their story and the importance of stewardship.

Members of the media seeking information and interviews on giant sequoias: please first reach out to one of our point of contacts below. You can find professional summaries for many of the scientists, land managers, researchers, and experts who help lead our coalition. We also keep recent media clippings archived on this page.

Media Contacts


Jennifer Benito | She, Her, Ella
Chief Communications and Marketing Officer

Save The Redwoods League
111 Stutter Street, 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Office: 415-820-5814
jbenito@SaveTheRedwoods.org

Meet Our Experts

Teresa Benson

Teresa Benson has served as the Forest Supervisor of the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument since 2018, focusing on sustaining natural resources while managing a safe and enjoyable experience for staff, volunteers, and the public.

Clay Jordan

Clay Jordan has been serving as Superintendent of Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park since November of 2020, and is responsible for ensuring the protection of the wide range of natural and cultural resources at these parks.

William J. Garfield

William J. Garfield served as Chairman of the Tule River Tribe in 2021 and previously served as Vice Chairman. As Chairman, Garfield’s primary focus is to ensure the long-term stability for the Tribe’s members, government and business enterprises.


Featured Stories

Coalition formed to protect sequoia trees after Castle Fire

National Parks Traveler explores the increased threats to giant sequoias.

Coalition formed to protect sequoia trees after Castle Fire

Read more about the formation of the Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition via the Kern Valley Sun.

Sequoias in the News

  • NPS: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks taking emergency action to protect giant sequoias

    NPS: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks taking emergency action to protect giant sequoias

  • USDA: Forest Service Taking Emergency Action to Protect Giant Sequoias

    USDA: Forest Service Taking Emergency Action to Protect Giant Sequoias

  • Washington Post: California’s giant sequoias are burning up. Will logging save them?

    Washington Post: California’s giant sequoias are burning up. Will logging save them?

  • NPR: U.S. Forest Service is taking emergency action to save sequoias from wildfires

    NPR: U.S. Forest Service is taking emergency action to save sequoias from wildfires

  • NPR: Decades of ‘good fires’ save Yosemite’s iconic grove of ancient sequoia trees

    NPR: Decades of ‘good fires’ save Yosemite’s iconic grove of ancient sequoia trees

  • Scientific American: Meet the Giant Sequoia, the ‘Super Tree’ Built to Withstand Fire

    Scientific American: Meet the Giant Sequoia, the ‘Super Tree’ Built to Withstand Fire


Media Libraries

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