With the help of Save the Redwoods League and other funding partners, the state acquired the 25,000-acre Mill Creek Addition to Del Norte Redwoods State Park in 2002. This heavily logged area—once thought to contain the most magnificent redwoods in the region—has become a living laboratory for scientists. Some recent findings include:

View a video about the Mill Creek restoration effort.

To find out more about research in California's redwood parks, go to [http://www.savetheredwoods.org/our-work/study/redwood-research/redwoods-research/].