The Resilience of Big Basin Redwood Forest

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...
The overlooked women who saved the Big Basin redwoods

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...
Radio Interview & Talk

Radio Interview & Talk

Radio Interview September 21: KSCO 1080AMGood Morning Monterey Bay  Rosemary Chalmers interviews Traci live at 8:35 am | Join The Talk Library Sponsored Book Talk September 28 (5-6:30) Community Room, Felton Library, Gushee St., Felton...
Big Basin Redwood Forest, California’s Oldest State Park

Big Basin Redwood Forest, California’s Oldest State Park

NEW BOOK CHRONICLES UNTOLD STORY OF THE EFFORT TO PRESERVE BIG BASIN REDWOODS STATE PARK Press Release by Jennifer Murray August 31, 2021—SANTA CRUZ, CA — On the heels of the 1-year anniversary of the CZU Lightning Complex Fires, Big Basin Redwood Forest, California’s...