Big River Salmon Creek Forest

Northern California

The Conservation Fund’s acquisition of 16,000 acres of redwood and Douglas fir surrounding Big River and Salmon Creek ensures that these forests will be protected permanently from fragmentation, development and conversion to non-forest uses. Across both forests, sustainable forest management practices have been implemented resulting in the improvement of water quality and habitat for coho salmon, steelhead trout and spotted owl.

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Garcia River Forest

Mendocino, California

A nearly 24,000-acre expanse of redwood and Douglas fir forests along the Garcia River, developed through creation of California’s first large nonprofit-owned working forest.

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