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extremely lofty evergreen of southern end of western foothills of Sierra Nevada in California

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Volunteers will show the need for better land management, revealing the serious flaws with logging proposals advanced by the Trump administration that would remove healthy trees vital to the Giant Sequoias survival.
Giant sequoias die only by toppling, though they are also under pressure from climate change.
Over the course of three weeks, the climbing team scaled 50 giant sequoias.
Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park from reaching a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
Thank you for your article "Gentle Giants" [Fall 2013], about the giant sequoia of the southern Sierra Nevada.
All of the plants and trees in Yosemite are important, but the giant sequoias are incredibly important both for what they are and as symbols of the National Park System," said spokesman Scott Gediman.
This champion, called the Del Norte Titan, has a volume exceeded only by 14 trees in the world, all giant sequoias.
Dave Brundage lives in a house on Custom Way near the intersection where the two giant sequoias may be removed.
In organisms ranging from blue algae to giant sequoias, complicated assemblies of molecules of the pigment chlorophyll absorb sunlight's photons and channel their energy to enable the plants to turn water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and sugars.
Calaveras Big Trees State Park, northeast of Stockton, was designated as a park in 1931 to preserve the North Grove of giant sequoias.
The Los Alerces National Park, 32 kilometers from the proposed mine, is home to the alerce tree, a relative of California's giant sequoias.
Bush made a campaign stop a decade ago and a proclamation to protect the giant sequoias.
The mountains that comprise the backdrop to Yosemite's natural beauty rise over rivers, lakes and groves of giant sequoias.
The giant sequoias, which are found on the Sierra Nevada's western slopes in Sequoia National Forest, can grow to be taller than the Statue of Liberty and live for more than 3,000 years.
In My First Summer in the Sierra, he writes that soon after the first giant sequoias were "discovered" by whites in 1852, in California's Calaveras Grove (now Calaveras State Park), "One of the grandest trees was cut down for the sake of a stump