October 10, 2018 Slideshows » Arts + Scene

Redwood National Park's 100th Anniversary 

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Victor Bjelajac, district supervisor for northwestern California state parks, offered a historical lesson about protecting park lands from a 1948 California parks manual.
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After his welcoming remarks, Steve Mietz, Redwoods National Park superintendent, spent a lot of time greeting visitors at the event and posing for photos.
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Candace Tinkler, Redwood National Park employee, monitored the "guess the number of rings in this redwood slab" contest at one of the many information and entertainment booths.
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A Save the Redwoods League "redwood" rocked out to the music by Saritah.
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A Save the Redwoods League "redwood" met up with tree-hugger Redwoods National Park employee Brad Maggetti.
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One of the most popular booths was the mask-making table; later, children with the masks participated in a parade.
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Saritah (Sarah Louise Newman, an Australian-based singer-songwriter) and her group offered one of the live-music sets at the event.
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Masks and salmon cut-outs awaited the children's parade behind the Save the Redwoods League booth.
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Children assisted the bird puppeteers from Save the Redwoods League as they circled the event grounds.
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Sunny Jengeleski, of Fortuna, assisted her young son, James, as he played with one of the interactive informational exhibits.
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Marty O'Reilly and members of the Old Soul Orchestra unplugged from the stage and gathered attendees in a large crowd around them on the asphalt as they ended with an acoustic set.
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During a break from the speeches and music performances on the distant stage, Marty O'Reilly and members of the Old Soul Orchestra gathered attendees in a large crowd around them on the asphalt as they ended with an acoustic set.
Photo by Mark Larson
Event organizers broke out four cakes to help attendees celebrate the 50th anniversary of Redwoods National Park and 100 years of redwoods conservation.
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Masked children and adults joined in with a brown bear among salmon placards floating among two "rivers" (the long blue ribbons) in a parade around the event grounds in late afternoon.
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One of the most popular booths was the mask-making table; later, children with the masks participated in a parade.

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