Temperate Forests News

Russia’s Far East: then and now

If history teaches us anything, it’s that nothing stays the same. A century ago, a Russian military surveyor, Vladimir Arsenyev, wrote about his treks through the wilds of Primorye. This…

For Earth Day: climbing a redwood tree

On the outskirts of Silicon Valley, in an unincorporated part of Los Gatos in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains, I’m scaling a 200-foot tall, somewhere between 600-1000 year…