The Coastal Redwood
is renowned as the world's tallest tree, and the specimens at Gliffaes stand at 48m, with a girth of 7.
But the most compelling fact for those tree farmers planting coastal redwoods
this year: Redwood logs are selling for $800 to $1,300 per thousand board feet compared with less than $250 for Douglas fir, according to Random Lengths, a wood products trade publication based in Eugene.
That tree seemed to go on forever, like a living god hidden in plain sight, and that's how I discovered something else you may not know, if you're anything like me: Standing below one of these gigantic coastal redwoods
, allowing your mind the time and quiet to absorb its vastness, can be emotionally overwhelming.
sold to help preserve the coastal redwoods
of Humboldt County.
LAURIE WAYBURN STANDS QUIETLY in a forest glade surrounded by towering coastal redwoods
The towering coastal redwoods
of Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park are not only gigantic and enormous, they are a thesaurus of dinosauric description.
They also found pollens that prove the existence back then of incense cedar and coastal redwoods
in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains.
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and Napa and Sonoma wine country.
The coastal redwoods
of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties have appeared in many movies, among them the 1938 film "Valley of the Giants," "E.
It is home to the giant sequoia, the coastal redwoods
, and the largest avian breeding ground in the US.
We love the fresh, luxurious rooms and friendly vibe at Farmhouse Inn, between the vineyards of Sonoma and the coastal redwoods
According to the Save the Redwoods League - created in 1918 to preserve the ancient forests of coastal redwoods
, which led to the creation of the Redwood National and State Parks in the 1920s - it's believed the last ice age that ended about 10,000 years ago limited the trees to their present range along the Pacific Coast from central California to Southern Oregon.
Majestic old-growth coastal redwoods
, second-growth forests, and grasslands provide the setting for archaeological sites, ranch houses, and military fortifications.
Montereys and coastal redwoods
are not desert trees and shouldn't be purchased as a live tree,'' warned Baal.
As part of a four-day, school-sponsored camping trip to Redwood National Park in far northern California, we biked 15 miles every day through coastal redwoods