Save the Redwoods League continues to commercially log an ancient sequoia forest, including clearcut logging the entire side of a mountain. They are killing natural seedlings and deliberately increasing climate change.
Mariposa Grove is on Fire – The Most “Managed” Sequoia Grove of All California
Mariposa Grove has a long history of being managed. Millions of dollars were spent cutting and burning the forest in 2018. Yet, it’s on fire anyway.
Spotted Owls in a Giant Sequoia California
While hiking from tree to tree in a wilderness grove hardly anyone ever sees, I came across two spotted owls, a parent and baby, high up in a sequoia cavity.
Sequoia National Park after the KNP Fire California
A drive through Sequoia National Park after the KNP Complex Fire showing the damage in Redwood Mountain Grove and Suwanee Grove.
Looking for a New Home California
I lost my home in the Castle Fire and still haven’t found a new one. If there’s anyone out there who knows of a quiet forest or is looking for a nature preservationist…
My National Geographic Poster of Sequoias California
Nat Geo asked me to shoot for the May 2022 issue. The result: gatefold poster of giant sequoias in the aftermath of the Castle Fire.
Sequoia National Park Announces Plans to Create a Tree Plantation in the Wilderness California
NPS plans to conduct a tree planting experiment in the Board Camp sequoia grove (in the John Krebs Wilderness), including cutting and helicoptering in foreign seed.
Windy Fire Firsthand Report: Starvation Creek, Deer Creek, Packsaddle, Long Meadow California
Preliminary firsthand account of giant sequoia losses in 4 groves impacted by the 2021 Windy Fire: Starvation Creek, Deer Creek, Packsaddle, and Long Meadow. Includes info about Packsaddle Giant and Red Chief.
Save the Redwoods League Logging California
Save the Redwoods League clearcut logging is causing irreparable damage to the Alder Creek giant sequoia grove. Video included.
Sequoia Loss in the 2021 Windy and KNP Complex Fires California
Thousands of giant sequoias perished in the 2021 Windy and KNP Complex fires. Combined with the Castle Fire last year, the immensity of this loss is impossible to fathom. The sequoias are harbingers of our planet’s destruction. Updated: October 30, 2022.
Windy Fire and KNP Complex Burning 22 Sequoia Groves and Counting
The Windy Fire and KNP Complex Fire continue the tree apocalypse of our time. Updated: October 4, 2021.
2020 Castle Fire: One Year Later – Full List of Sequoia Grove Impacts California
A recap of the 2020 SQF Complex / Castle Fire one year later, including impact summaries for every grove. Plus, new fires in the sequoias.
Great Bonsai Drops and Burns in Mountain Home California
The famous giant sequoia named Great Bonsai dropped its massive limbs to the ground, revealing that it had been burning on the inside for nearly an entire year since being killed by the 2020 Castle Fire.
Tulare County and Cal OES are Committing Disaster Fraud by Cutting Living Green Trees California
Tulare County and Cal OES are cutting down scores of living green trees under the guise of “disaster cleanup.” Wildfire has been a boon for the county and state, with seemingly infinite FEMA dollars up for grabs.
Even After Snow, the Fire Continues California
Giant sequoias are still burning several months after the SQF Complex / Castle Fire.
Waterwell – A Giant Sequoia Destroyed by the Castle Fire California
Before and after aerial footage of Waterwell, a giant sequoia destroyed by the SQF Complex / Castle Fire.