Spotlight Stewardship: San Vicente Redwoods

On the last day of the Spotlight Stewardship course we visited San Vicente Redwoods. Participants were introduced to the property and the various stewardship issues associated with it by Dan Olstein from Peninsula Open Space Trust, Laura McLendon from Sempervirens Fund, Rich Sampson from Cal Fire, Chris Coburn from the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County, Janet Webb from Big Creek Lumber, Val Lopez from the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, Mike Powers from the Bureau of Land Management, independent forester Nadia Hamey, and consultant Jim Robins.

Lunch time at San Vicente Redwoods

Lunch time at San Vicente Redwoods

Laura McLendon from Sempervirens Fund explains the history of the property to the Spotlight Stewardship participants.

Laura McLendon from Sempervirens Fund explains the history of the property to the Spotlight Stewardship participants.

Val Lopez shares history of the Amah Mutsun in the region.

Val Lopez shares history of the Amah Mutsun in the region.

Spotlight Stewardship participant Loretta Moreno at San Vicente Creek.

Spotlight Stewardship participant Loretta Moreno at San Vicente Creek.