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Giant Sequoia Tunnel, California. We drove through this on a family vacation back in the '60's! Was a VERY big deal to us kids. Packed station wagon barely cleared the tree (at that time!). @@@

Giant Sequoia Tunnel, California. We drove through this on a family vacation back in the '60's! Was a VERY big deal to us kids. Packed station wagon barely cleared the tree (at that time!). @@@

Redwood wisdom: The softness of their bark (which literally feels like velvet) is what repels fire and keeps them safe. Their softness is their power! Rather than hardening in response to environmental challenge, their brilliant biology successfully protects them through its very softness.

Redwood wisdom: The softness of their bark (which literally feels like velvet) is what repels fire and keeps them safe. Their softness is their power! Rather than hardening in response to environmental challenge, their brilliant biology successfully protects them through its very softness.