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Annual Tree Planting by Forest Unlimited at Wildwood Retreat Center


Annual Tree Planting by Forest Unlimited at Wildwood Retreat Center

This January, Forest Unlimited will be planting approximately 1,150 redwood seedlings for reforestation and erosion control at the Wildwood Retreat Center in the hills above Guerneville.   All we lack are volunteers to help plant the trees.  Supervised children are welcome.   

The planting dates are Friday, January 9th and Saturday, January 10th.  On each day we will rendezvous at 8:30 a.m. at the Park and Ride on Highway 116 (at Brookside Lane) in Guerneville.  You may help either day or both days. The morning sessions will last from 9:30 to 12:30 and the afternoon sessions will last from 1:30 to 4:30.  All equipment and a free lunch, including drinks and snacks, will be provided compliments of the Wildwood Retreat Foundation.

The seedlings average about 14-inches in height and are not difficult to plant. This beautiful 210-acre property is protected by a conservation easement.  The land will be preserved undeveloped in perpetuity.  The seedlings will not be subject to future logging.

To sign up and/or to ask any questions, please contact Carl Wahl, Project Manager, at or 874-9268.  To properly plan for the planting and the lunches, we request the courtesy of a reply.

Forest Unlimited has planted over 25,000 trees to date. 

Upon sign-up, you will be sent further information regarding rendezvous location, car-pooling, appropriate attire, etc.   Please tell your friends, and thanks!