RFI's Mission Statement

  • RESTORATION: Purchase forest lands and manage them for the benefit of future generations and to restore giant redwoods where there are none left.

  • PRESERVATION: Monitor conservation easements so that these lands can be protected in perpetuity.

  • EDUCATION: Conduct workshops and seminars and to bring an awareness and consciousness of the importance of our redwood forest and its ecology to children as well as adults.

  • RECREATION: Provide a safe and beautiful place to commune with nature for recreational purposes.


Redwood Forest Institute is a California, for public benefit, non-profit corporation, organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. We have no administrative costs so that all donations go to our mission of Restoration, Preservation, Education, and Recreation.

Redwood Forest Institute is a California, for public benefit, non-profit corporation, organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code