News & Updates
Good Times Interview by Aiyana Maya
Below is an excerpt from my interview in Good Times. Please link to read the entire article, Planet Power, on Page 10 by Aiyana Maya online.
The Resilience of Big Basin Redwood Forest
Above: Thanksgiving week, 2022. Right: May, 2022. On May 1st, California State Parks staff hosted thirty volunteer workers at Big Basin; the first group since the 2020 CZU fire. What a privilege to experience the State's accomplishments first hand. Twenty eight...
Stanford University Bill Lane Center for the American West Author Talk
Traci Bliss, in conversation with Paul Nauert, reveals the untold story of a herculean effort to preserve the ancient redwoods for future generations. The epic saga of Big Basin began in the late 1800s when the surrounding communities saw their once "inexhaustible"...
The overlooked women who saved the Big Basin redwoods
BY KATE BRADSHAW JANUARY 13, 2022 Driven by tales from her family history, Traci Bliss quit academia to document the overlooked female activists behind the founding of one of America’s most iconic parks. Traci Bliss, whose family has for generations called the Santa...
Reimagining Big Basin: Virtual Event November 16, 6-7:30 p.m.
This virtual event will feature presentations by Traci Bliss, Emerita Professor and author of ‘Big Basin Redwood Forest’, and Mark Hylkema, Cultural Resources Program Supervisor for California State Parks’ Santa Cruz District, and others. Bliss and Hylkema will share...
Radio Interview & Talk
Radio Interview September 21: KSCO 1080AMGood Morning Monterey Bay Rosemary Chalmers interviews Traci live at 8:35 am | Library Sponsored Book Talk September 28 (5-6:30) Community Room, Felton Library, Gushee St., Felton https://santacruzpl.libcal.com/event/8291327