“Burl poaching not only scars our prized redwood parks but may have lasting impacts on wildlife– including threatened and endangered species,” Save The Redwoods explained.
Historic Redwoods provide rare and vital habitats that, when torn down, further endanger northern California’s ecosystem.
And over the past decade, authorities at Redwood National and State Parks have seen poaching rapidly increase.
In turn, the park has installed motion detectors, cameras, and other technology in hopes of catching poachers on the scene.
Additionally, the Save The Redwoods League, in collaboration with the Redwood Parks Association, has launched a five thousand dollar reward program for any information that leads to the prosecution of burl poachers.
To get in touch with the league or report an incidence of poaching, you can call (888) 836-0005 or visit their website linked here.
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