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TAX RETURN FILING INSTRUCTIONS ** FORM 990 PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COPY **

FOR THE YEAR ENDING March 31, 2010 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Prepared for

Prepared by

Save the Redwoods League 114 Sansome Street No. 1200 San Francisco, CA 94104 BURR PILGER MAYER, INC. 600 CALIFORNIA STREET, SUITE 1300 SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94108

Amount due or refund

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Make check payable to

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Mail tax return and check (if applicable) to Return must be mailed on or before Special Instructions

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This copy of the return is provided ONLY for Public Disclosure purposes. Any confidential information regarding large donors has been removed.


SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Part III Statement of Program Service Accomplishments

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Form 990 (2009) 1

Briefly describe the organization's mission:

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Did the organization undertake any significant program services during the year which were not listed on the prior Form 990 or 990-EZ? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If "Yes," describe these new services on Schedule O. Did the organization cease conducting, or make significant changes in how it conducts, any program services?~~~~~~ If "Yes," describe these changes on Schedule O. Describe the exempt purpose achievements for each of the organization's three largest program services by expenses. Section 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations and section 4947(a)(1) trusts are required to report the amount of grants and allocations to others, the total expenses, and revenue, if any, for each program service reported.

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE PROTECTS AND RESTORES REDWOOD FORESTS AND CONNECTS PEOPLE WITH THEIR PEACE AND BEAUTY SO THESE WONDERS OF THE NATURAL WORLD FLOURISH.

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SEE SCHEDULE O FOR CONTINUATION(S) 3,601,660. including grants of $ 674,490. ) (Revenue $

LAND PROTECTION THIS YEAR'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS, ALL PART OF OUR SCIENCE-BASED MASTER PLAN, INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: WE CREATED A BUFFER TO A SENSITIVE LAGOON ECOSYSTEM NEAR REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK, TRANSFERRED THREE PROPERTIES TO HUMBOLDT REDWOODS STATE PARK, PARTNERED WITH THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT (BLM) TO PURCHASE TWO PARCELS ALONG THE SOUTH FORK OF THE BIG RIVER ADJACENT TO MONTGOMERY WOODS STATE NATURAL RESERVE, AND ACQUIRED AND DONATED OLDER REDWOOD FOREST PROPERTY CONTAINING A CREEK TO LAKE SONOMA RECREATION AREA. WE ALSO HELPED TO PROTECT A SPECTACULAR RANCH ALONG THE SONOMA COAST, SECURED ONE OF THE LAST PRIVATELY OWNED AREAS SURROUNDED BY FOREST OF NISENE MARKS STATE PARK, PROTECTED A KEY INHOLDING UPSTREAM OF OLD-GROWTH IN JULIA PFEIFFER BURNS STATE PARK AND 372,000. ) (Revenue $ (Code: ) (Expenses $ 1,100,000. including grants of $ FOREST RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION WORK CONTINUED ON OUR MILL CREEK ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION PROJECT IN A 25,000-ACRE TEMPERATE RAINFOREST NOW PART OF DEL NORTE COAST REDWOODS STATE PARK NEAR THE CALIFORNIA-OREGON BORDER. THIS FOREST IS HOME TO ANCIENT REDWOODS, HUNDREDS OF NATIVE PLANT SPECIES AND TWO CRITICAL SALMON-BEARING STREAMS. THE PROJECT IS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO RESTORE OLD-FOREST CHARACTERISTICS TO A REDWOOD FOREST THAT HAD BEEN LOGGED. MORE THAN 558 ACRES OF YOUNG FORESTS WERE THINNED TO CHANGE THE SPECIES COMPOSITION BACK TO COAST REDWOODS. THREE MILES OF LOGGING ROADS WERE REMOVED TO PREVENT SEDIMENT FROM FLOWING INTO STREAMS AND SUFFOCATING EGGS OF WILD SALMON, AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE REDWOOD ECOSYSTEM. OUR STEWARDSHIP WORK INCLUDED MONITORING AND MANAGING THE 26 CONSERVATION 163,000. ) (Revenue $ (Code: ) (Expenses $ 1,400,000. including grants of $ RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS OUR RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM CONTINUED TO EXPAND SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE OF REDWOOD ECOSYSTEMS AND THE IMPACTS OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE ON REDWOOD FORESTS BY AWARDING 8 GRANTS TOTALING $93,665 TO SCIENTISTS AT HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF LAKE COUNTY, SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY AND USDA FOREST SERVICE PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGION. THE LEAGUE ALSO PROVIDED AN ADDITIONAL $14,510 GRANT TO SEQUOIA PARKS FOUNDATION TO CONDUCT SYNTHESIS OF EXISTING GIANT SEQUOIA RESEARCH TO IMPROVE MANAGEMENT OF THE SPECIES. THE LEAGUE'S EDUCATION PROGRAM CONTINUED GROWING REDWOOD ENTHUSIASTS TO PROMOTE THE FUTURE PROTECTION OF THE REDWOODS. WE AWARDED 40 GRANTS IN Other program services. (Describe in Schedule O.) (Expenses $ including grants of $ 6,101,660. Total program service expenses J $

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Part IV Checklist of Required Schedules

Form 990 (2009)

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Is the organization described in section 501(c)(3) or 4947(a)(1) (other than a private foundation)? If "Yes," complete Schedule A ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Is the organization required to complete Schedule B, Schedule of Contributors? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization engage in direct or indirect political campaign activities on behalf of or in opposition to candidates for public office? If "Yes," complete Schedule C, Part I ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4 Section 501(c)(3) organizations. Did the organization engage in lobbying activities? If "Yes," complete Schedule C, Part II ~ 5 Section 501(c)(4), 501(c)(5), and 501(c)(6) organizations. Is the organization subject to the section 6033(e) notice and reporting requirement and proxy tax? If "Yes," complete Schedule C, Part III ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 6 Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds or any similar funds or accounts where donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part I 7 Did the organization receive or hold a conservation easement, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas, or historic structures? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part II~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 8 Did the organization maintain collections of works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part III ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 9 Did the organization report an amount in Part X, line 21; serve as a custodian for amounts not listed in Part X; or provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part IV ~~ 10 Did the organization, directly or through a related organization, hold assets in term, permanent, or quasi-endowments? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part V ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11 Is the organization's answer to any of the following questions "Yes"? If so, complete Schedule D, Parts VI, VII, VIII, IX, or X as applicable ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ¥ Did the organization report an amount for land, buildings, and equipment in Part X, line 10? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part VI. 2 3

¥ Did the organization report an amount for investments - other securities in Part X, line 12 that is 5% or more of its total assets reported in Part X, line 16? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part VII. ¥ Did the organization report an amount for investments - program related in Part X, line 13 that is 5% or more of its total assets reported in Part X, line 16? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part VIII. ¥ Did the organization report an amount for other assets in Part X, line 15 that is 5% or more of its total assets reported in Part X, line 16? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part IX. ¥ Did the organization report an amount for other liabilities in Part X, line 25? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part X. ¥ Did the organization's separate or consolidated financial statements for the tax year include a footnote that addresses the organization's liability for uncertain tax positions under FIN 48? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part X. 12 Did the organization obtain separate, independent audited financial statements for the tax year? If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Parts XI, XII, and XIII. 12A Was the organization included in consolidated, independent audited financial statements for the tax year? Yes No X If "Yes," completing Schedule D, Parts XI, XII, and XIII is optional ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 12A If "Yes," complete Schedule E 13 Is the organization a school described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 14a Did the organization maintain an office, employees, or agents outside of the United States? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b Did the organization have aggregate revenues or expenses of more than $10,000 from grantmaking, fundraising, business, and program service activities outside the United States? If "Yes," complete Schedule F, Part I ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 15 Did the organization report on Part IX, column (A), line 3, more than $5,000 of grants or assistance to any organization or entity located outside the United States? If "Yes," complete Schedule F, Part II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 16 Did the organization report on Part IX, column (A), line 3, more than $5,000 of aggregate grants or assistance to individuals located outside the United States? If "Yes," complete Schedule F, Part III ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 17 18 19 20

Did the organization report a total of more than $15,000 of expenses for professional fundraising services on Part IX, column (A), lines 6 and 11e? If "Yes," complete Schedule G, Part I ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization report more than $15,000 total of fundraising event gross income and contributions on Part VIII, lines 1c and 8a? If "Yes," complete Schedule G, Part II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization report more than $15,000 of gross income from gaming activities on Part VIII, line 9a? If "Yes," complete Schedule G, Part III ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization operate one or more hospitals? If "Yes," complete Schedule H ••••••••••••••••••••

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Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants and other assistance to governments and organizations in the United States on Part IX, column (A), line 1? If "Yes," complete Schedule I, Parts I and II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants and other assistance to individuals in the United States on Part IX, column (A), line 2? If "Yes," complete Schedule I, Parts I and III ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization answer "Yes" to Part VII, Section A, line 3, 4, or 5 about compensation of the organization's current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, and highest compensated employees? If "Yes," complete Schedule J ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization have a tax-exempt bond issue with an outstanding principal amount of more than $100,000 as of the last day of the year, that was issued after December 31, 2002? If "Yes," answer lines 24b through 24d and complete Schedule K. If "No", go to line 25 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization invest any proceeds of tax-exempt bonds beyond a temporary period exception? ~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization maintain an escrow account other than a refunding escrow at any time during the year to defease any tax-exempt bonds? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization act as an "on behalf of" issuer for bonds outstanding at any time during the year? ~~~~~~~~~~~ Section 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations. Did the organization engage in an excess benefit transaction with a disqualified person during the year? If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part I ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Is the organization aware that it engaged in an excess benefit transaction with a disqualified person in a prior year, and that the transaction has not been reported on any of the organization's prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ? If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part I ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Was a loan to or by a current or former officer, director, trustee, key employee, highly compensated employee, or disqualified person outstanding as of the end of the organization's tax year? If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part II ~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization provide a grant or other assistance to an officer, director, trustee, key employee, substantial contributor, or a grant selection committee member, or to a person related to such an individual? If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part III ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Was the organization a party to a business transaction with one of the following parties, (see Schedule L, Part IV instructions for applicable filing thresholds, conditions, and exceptions): A current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee? If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part IV ~~~~~~~~~~~ A family member of a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee? If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part IV ~~ An entity of which a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee of the organization (or a family member) was an officer, director, trustee, or direct or indirect owner? If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part IV ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization receive more than $25,000 in non-cash contributions? If "Yes," complete Schedule M ~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization receive contributions of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets, or qualified conservation contributions? If "Yes," complete Schedule M ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization liquidate, terminate, or dissolve and cease operations? If "Yes," complete Schedule N, Part I ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization sell, exchange, dispose of, or transfer more than 25% of its net assets? If "Yes," complete Schedule N, Part II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization own 100% of an entity disregarded as separate from the organization under Regulations sections 301.7701-2 and 301.7701-3? If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Part I ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Was the organization related to any tax-exempt or taxable entity? If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Parts II, III, IV, and V, line 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Is any related organization a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512(b)(13)? If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Part V, line 2 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Section 501(c)(3) organizations. Did the organization make any transfers to an exempt non-charitable related organization? If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Part V, line 2 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization conduct more than 5% of its activities through an entity that is not a related organization and that is treated as a partnership for federal income tax purposes? If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Part VI ~~~~~~~~ Did the organization complete Schedule O and provide explanations in Schedule O for Part VI, lines 11 and 19? Note. All Form 990 filers are required to complete Schedule O. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance

Form 990 (2009)

Part V

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Yes No 1a Enter the number reported in Box 3 of Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of 47 U.S. Information Returns. Enter -0- if not applicable ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1a 0 b Enter the number of Forms W-2G included in line 1a. Enter -0- if not applicable ~~~~~~~~~~ 1b c Did the organization comply with backup withholding rules for reportable payments to vendors and reportable gaming (gambling) winnings to prize winners? ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 1c 2a Enter the number of employees reported on Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, 33 filed for the calendar year ending with or within the year covered by this return ~~~~~~~~~~ 2a X b If at least one is reported on line 2a, did the organization file all required federal employment tax returns?~~~~~~~~~~ 2b e-file Note. If the sum of lines 1a and 2a is greater than 250, you may be required to this return. (see instructions) X 3a Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year covered by this return? ~~~ 3a If "No," provide an explanation in Schedule O b If "Yes," has it filed a Form 990-T for this year? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3b 4a At any time during the calendar year, did the organization have an interest in, or a signature or other authority over, a X financial account in a foreign country (such as a bank account, securities account, or other financial account)?~~~~~~~ 4a b If "Yes," enter the name of the foreign country: J See the instructions for exceptions and filing requirements for Form TD F 90-22.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts. X 5a Was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction at any time during the tax year? ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 5a X b Did any taxable party notify the organization that it was or is a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?~~~~~~~~~ 5b c If "Yes," to line 5a or 5b, did the organization file Form 8886-T, Disclosure by Tax-Exempt Entity Regarding Prohibited Tax Shelter Transaction? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 5c 6a Does the organization have annual gross receipts that are normally greater than $100,000, and did the organization solicit X any contributions that were not tax deductible? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 6a b If "Yes," did the organization include with every solicitation an express statement that such contributions or gifts were not tax deductible? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 6b 7 Organizations that may receive deductible contributions under section 170(c). a Did the organization receive a payment in excess of $75 made partly as a contribution and partly for goods and services X provided to the payor? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 7a b If "Yes," did the organization notify the donor of the value of the goods or services provided? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 7b c Did the organization sell, exchange, or otherwise dispose of tangible personal property for which it was required X to file Form 8282? •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 7c d If "Yes," indicate the number of Forms 8282 filed during the year ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 7d e Did the organization, during the year, receive any funds, directly or indirectly, to pay premiums on a personal benefit contract? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 7e f Did the organization, during the year, pay premiums, directly or indirectly, on a personal benefit contract? ~~~~~~~~~ 7f g For all contributions of qualified intellectual property, did the organization file Form 8899 as required? ~~~~~~~~~~~ 7g h For contributions of cars, boats, airplanes, and other vehicles, did the organization file a Form 1098-C as required? ~~~~~ 7h 8 Sponsoring organizations maintaining donor advised funds and section 509(a)(3) supporting organizations. Did the supporting organization, or a donor advised fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess business holdings N/A at any time during the year? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 8 9 Sponsoring organizations maintaining donor advised funds. N/A a Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 9a N/A b Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 9b 10 Section 501(c)(7) organizations. Enter: N/A a Initiation fees and capital contributions included on Part VIII, line 12 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 10a b Gross receipts, included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 12, for public use of club facilities ~~~~~~ 10b 11 Section 501(c)(12) organizations. Enter: N/A a Gross income from members or shareholders ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11a b Gross income from other sources (Do not net amounts due or paid to other sources against amounts due or received from them.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11b 12a Section 4947(a)(1) non-exempt charitable trusts. Is the organization filing Form 990 in lieu of Form 1041? 12a b If "Yes," enter the amount of tax-exempt interest received or accrued during the year •••••• 12b Form 990 (2009)

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE 94-0843915 Page 6 For each "Yes" response to lines 2 through 7b below, and for a "No" response Part VI Governance, Management, and Disclosure

Form 990 (2009)

to line 8a, 8b, or 10b below, describe the circumstances, processes, or changes in Schedule O. See instructions.

Section A. Governing Body and Management 9 1a Enter the number of voting members of the governing body ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1a 9 b Enter the number of voting members that are independent ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1b 2 Did any officer, director, trustee, or key employee have a family relationship or a business relationship with any other officer, director, trustee, or key employee? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3 Did the organization delegate control over management duties customarily performed by or under the direct supervision of officers, directors or trustees, or key employees to a management company or other person? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4 Did the organization make any significant changes to its organizational documents since the prior Form 990 was filed? ~~~ 5 Did the organization become aware during the year of a material diversion of the organization's assets? ~~~~~~~~~~ 6 Does the organization have members or stockholders? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 7a Does the organization have members, stockholders, or other persons who may elect one or more members of the governing body? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b Are any decisions of the governing body subject to approval by members, stockholders, or other persons?~~~~~~~~~ 8 Did the organization contemporaneously document the meetings held or written actions undertaken during the year by the following: a The governing body? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b Each committee with authority to act on behalf of the governing body? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 9 Is there any officer, director, trustee, or key employee listed in Part VII, Section A, who cannot be reached at the organization's mailing address? If "Yes," provide the names and addresses in Schedule O ••••••••••••••••• Section B. Policies (This Section B requests information about policies not required by the Internal Revenue Code.)

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10a Does the organization have local chapters, branches, or affiliates? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b If "Yes," does the organization have written policies and procedures governing the activities of such chapters, affiliates, and branches to ensure their operations are consistent with those of the organization? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11 Has the organization provided a copy of this Form 990 to all members of its governing body before filing the form? ~~~~~ 11A Describe in Schedule O the process, if any, used by the organization to review this Form 990. 12a Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy? If "No," go to line 13 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b Are officers, directors or trustees, and key employees required to disclose annually interests that could give rise to conflicts? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ c Does the organization regularly and consistently monitor and enforce compliance with the policy? If "Yes," describe in Schedule O how this is done ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 13 Does the organization have a written whistleblower policy? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 14 Does the organization have a written document retention and destruction policy? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 15 Did the process for determining compensation of the following persons include a review and approval by independent persons, comparability data, and contemporaneous substantiation of the deliberation and decision? a The organization's CEO, Executive Director, or top management official ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b Other officers or key employees of the organization ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If "Yes" to line 15a or 15b, describe the process in Schedule O. (See instructions.) 16a Did the organization invest in, contribute assets to, or participate in a joint venture or similar arrangement with a taxable entity during the year? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b If "Yes," has the organization adopted a written policy or procedure requiring the organization to evaluate its participation in joint venture arrangements under applicable federal tax law, and taken steps to safeguard the organization's exempt status with respect to such arrangements? ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

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List the states with which a copy of this Form 990 is required to be filed JAL,AK,AR,AZ,CA,CO,CT,FL,GA,IL,IN,KS Section 6104 requires an organization to make its Forms 1023 (or 1024 if applicable), 990, and 990-T (501(c)(3)s only) available for public inspection. Indicate how you make these available. Check all that apply. X Own website X Another's website X Upon request Describe in Schedule O whether (and if so, how), the organization makes its governing documents, conflict of interest policy, and financial statements available to the public. State the name, physical address, and telephone number of the person who possesses the books and records of the organization: |

ROLANDO COHEN - (415) 362-2352 114 SANSOME, ROOM 1200, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE 94-0843915 Part VII Compensation of Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, Highest Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors

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Section A. Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, and Highest Compensated Employees 1a Complete this table for all persons required to be listed. Report compensation for the calendar year ending with or within the organization's tax year. Use Schedule J-2 if additional space is needed. ¥ List all of the organization's current officers, directors, trustees (whether individuals or organizations), regardless of amount of compensation. Enter -0- in columns (D), (E), and (F) if no compensation was paid. ¥ List all of the organization's current key employees. See instructions for definition of "key employee." ¥ List the organization's five current highest compensated employees (other than an officer, director, trustee, or key employee) who received reportable compensation (Box 5 of Form W-2 and/or Box 7 of Form 1099-MISC) of more than $100,000 from the organization and any related organizations . ¥ List all of the organization's former officers, key employees, and highest compensated employees who received more than $100,000 of reportable compensation from the organization and any related organizations. ¥ List all of the organization's former directors or trustees that received, in the capacity as a former director or trustee of the organization, more than $10,000 of reportable compensation from the organization and any related organizations. List persons in the following order: individual trustees or directors; institutional trustees; officers; key employees; highest compensated employees; and former such persons.

PETE DANGERMOND PRESIDENT MARY WRIGHT VICE PRESIDENT PETER FRAZIER TREASURER MELINDA THOMAS DIRECTOR JAMES L. LARSON DIRECTOR WILLIAM J. LIBBY DIRECTOR SARAH CONNICK DIRECTOR PEGGY LIGHT DIRECTOR SAM LIVERMORE DIRECTOR RUSKIN K. HARTLEY EXEC. DIRECTOR/SECRETARY ROLANDO COHEN CFO RUSSELL PINTO CONSERVATION PROGRAMS DI HUGH O'BOYLE DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL SUZANNE MOSS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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635,568. 0. 1b Total ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• | 2 Total number of individuals (including but not limited to those listed above) who received more than $100,000 in reportable compensation from the organization |

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116,836. 5 Yes

3

Did the organization list any former officer, director or trustee, key employee, or highest compensated employee on line 1a? If "Yes," complete Schedule J for such individual ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4 For any individual listed on line 1a, is the sum of reportable compensation and other compensation from the organization and related organizations greater than $150,000? If "Yes," complete Schedule J for such individual~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 5 Did any person listed on line 1a receive or accrue compensation from any unrelated organization for services rendered to the organization? If "Yes," complete Schedule J for such person •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Section B. Independent Contractors 1

X

5

X

Complete this table for your five highest compensated independent contractors that received more than $100,000 of compensation from the organization. (A) (B) (C) Name and business address Description of services Compensation

ROBERT M. WILLETT 27265 MATTOLE ROAD, FERNDALE, CA 95536

2

X

3 4

No

STRUCTURE DEMOLITION AND DEBRIS REMOVAL

236,430.

Total number of independent contractors (including but not limited to those listed above) who received more than 1 $100,000 in compensation from the organization | Form 990 (2009)

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Statement of Revenue

94-0843915

Form 990 (2009)

Part VIII

Contributions, gifts, grants and other similar amounts

1 a b c d e f

Program Service Revenue

(A) Total revenue

2

3 4 5 6

Other Revenue

7

8

9

10

11

12

Federated campaigns ~~~~~~ Membership dues ~~~~~~~~ Fundraising events ~~~~~~~~ Related organizations ~~~~~~ Government grants (contributions) All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above ~~

13330908 781135 207840.1

(D) Revenue excluded from tax under sections 512, 513, or 514

(C) Unrelated business revenue

1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f

6213882. 99,383.

g Noncash contributions included in lines 1a-1f: $ h Total. Add lines 1a-1f ••••••••••••••••• | Business Code 900099 a FEES AND CONTRACTS FRO SALE-EDUCATIONAL MAT'L 900099 b c d e f All other program service revenue ~~~~~ g Total. Add lines 2a-2f ••••••••••••••••• | Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds | Royalties ••••••••••••••••••••••• | (i) Real (ii) Personal a Gross Rents ~~~~~~~ b Less: rental expenses ~~~ c Rental income or (loss) ~~ d Net rental income or (loss) •••••••••••••• | a Gross amount from sales of (i) Securities (ii) Other 45,775,031. 10,000. assets other than inventory b Less: cost or other basis 45,606,447. and sales expenses ~~~ 168584. 10,000. c Gain or (loss) ~~~~~~~ d Net gain or (loss) ••••••••••••••••••• | a Gross income from fundraising events (not including $ of contributions reported on line 1c). See Part IV, line 18 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ a b Less: direct expenses~~~~~~~~~~ b c Net income or (loss) from fundraising events ••••• | a Gross income from gaming activities. See Part IV, line 19 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ a b Less: direct expenses ~~~~~~~~~ b c Net income or (loss) from gaming activities •••••• | a Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ a b Less: cost of goods sold ~~~~~~~~ b c Net income or (loss) from sales of inventory •••••• | Miscellaneous Revenue Business Code 900099 a OTHER INCOME b c d All other revenue ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ e Total. Add lines 11a-11d ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | Total revenue. See instructions. ••••••••••••• |

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(B) Related or exempt function revenue

Page 9

6213882. 5,000. 180.

5,000.

180.

5,180. 2060941.

2,060,941.

178,584.

178,584.

29,813.

29,813.

29,813. 8488400.

208,577.

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0.

2,065,941. Form 990 (2009) 207840_1


SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Part IX Statement of Functional Expenses

94-0843915

Form 990 (2009)

Page 10

Section 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations must complete all columns. All other organizations must complete column (A) but are not required to complete columns (B), (C), and (D). (A) (B) (C) (D) Do not include amounts reported on lines 6b, Total expenses Program service Management and Fundraising 7b, 8b, 9b, and 10b of Part VIII. expenses general expenses expenses 1 Grants and other assistance to governments and 2,882,236. 2,882,236. organizations in the U.S. See Part IV, line 21 ~~ 2 3

4 5 6

Grants and other assistance to individuals in the U.S. See Part IV, line 22 ~~~~~~~~~ Grants and other assistance to governments, organizations, and individuals outside the U.S. See Part IV, lines 15 and 16 ~~~~~~~~~ Benefits paid to or for members ~~~~~~~ Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees ~~~~~~~~ Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B) ~~~

7 8

Other salaries and wages ~~~~~~~~~~ Pension plan contributions (include section 401(k) and section 403(b) employer contributions) ~~~

9 10 11 a b c d e f g

Other employee benefits ~~~~~~~~~~ Payroll taxes ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Fees for services (non-employees): Management ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Legal ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Accounting ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lobbying ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Professional fundraising services. See Part IV, line 17

12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

Investment management fees ~~~~~~~~ Other ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Advertising and promotion ~~~~~~~~~ Office expenses~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Information technology ~~~~~~~~~~~ Royalties ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Occupancy ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Travel ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Payments of travel or entertainment expenses for any federal, state, or local public officials Conferences, conventions, and meetings ~~ Interest ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Payments to affiliates ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Depreciation, depletion, and amortization ~~ Insurance ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Other expenses. Itemize expenses not covered above. (Expenses grouped together and labeled miscellaneous may not exceed 5% of total expenses shown on line 25 below.) ~~~~~~~

a OTHER PROJECT COSTS b PRINTING & PUBLICATION c APPRAISALS AND CLOSING d POSTAGE & SHIPPING e CONSULTANTS f All other expenses 25 Total functional expenses. Add lines 1 through 24f if following 26 Joint costs. Check here | SOP 98-2. Complete this line only if the organization reported in column (B) joint costs from a combined educational campaign and fundraising solicitation • 932010 02-04-10

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348,831.

150,376.

83,452.

115,003.

1,849,859.

797,452.

442,548.

609,859.

383,622. 251,218. 166,479.

165,375. 108,297. 71,767.

91,775. 60,100. 39,827.

126,472. 82,821. 54,885.

2,171. 44,770. 224,000. 86,235. 66,444. 582,811.

1,112.

470. 44,770.

589.

224,000.

86,235.

117,230.

66,444. 282,125.

183,456.

245,144. 113,875.

97,132. 63,919.

66,249. 21,167.

81,763. 28,789.

102,928.

24,902.

30,226.

47,800.

42,918. 31,760.

17,309. 12,809.

11,369. 8,413.

14,240. 10,538.

649,008. 646,124. 486,306. 70,930. 45,505. 138,802. 9,461,976.

649,008. 134,433. 486,306. 14,892. 45,505. 37,600. 6,101,660.

58,370.

453,321.

25,975.

30,063.

36,703. 1,369,983.

64,499. 1,990,333.

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Form 990 (2009)

Part X

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE

94-0843915

Balance Sheet (A) Beginning of year

Cash - non-interest-bearing ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Savings and temporary cash investments ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Pledges and grants receivable, net ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Accounts receivable, net ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, and highest compensated employees. Complete Part II of Schedule L ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 6 Receivables from other disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B). Complete Part II of Schedule L ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 7 Notes and loans receivable, net ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 8 Inventories for sale or use ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 9 Prepaid expenses and deferred charges ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 10 a Land, buildings, and equipment: cost or other 9,078,709. basis. Complete Part VI of Schedule D ~~~ 10a 191,944. b Less: accumulated depreciation ~~~~~~ 10b 11 Investments - publicly traded securities ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 12 Investments - other securities. See Part IV, line 11 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 13 Investments - program-related. See Part IV, line 11 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 14 Intangible assets ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 15 Other assets. See Part IV, line 11 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 16 Total assets. Add lines 1 through 15 (must equal line 34) •••••••••• 17 Accounts payable and accrued expenses ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 18 Grants payable ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 19 Deferred revenue ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 20 Tax-exempt bond liabilities ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 21 Escrow or custodial account liability. Complete Part IV of Schedule D ~~~~ 22 Payables to current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, highest compensated employees, and disqualified persons. Complete Part II of Schedule L ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Liabilities

Assets

1 2 3 4 5

Net Assets or Fund Balances

23 24 25 26

27 28 29

30 31 32 33 34

Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties ~~~~~~ Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties ~~~~~~~~ Other liabilities. Complete Part X of Schedule D ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Total liabilities. Add lines 17 through 25 •••••••••••••••••• X and complete Organizations that follow SFAS 117, check here | lines 27 through 29, and lines 33 and 34. Unrestricted net assets ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Temporarily restricted net assets ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Permanently restricted net assets ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Organizations that do not follow SFAS 117, check here | and complete lines 30 through 34. Capital stock or trust principal, or current funds ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Paid-in or capital surplus, or land, building, or equipment fund ~~~~~~~~ Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds ~~~~ Total net assets or fund balances ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances ••••••••••••••••

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805,238. 3,335,013. 4,632,016. 466,647.

Page 11

(B) End of year 1 2 3 4

1,173,469. 2,368,905. 3,703,744. 445,404.

5

54,584. 9,123,501. 66,052,317.

10,000. 84,479,316. 1,038,127.

6 7 8 9

10c 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

6,554,645. 85,963. 8,886,765. 63,110,855.

1,031,100. 87,360,850. 845,351.

99,469. 1,137,596.

22 23 24 25 26

118,377. 963,728.

45,895,920. 37,039,992. 405,808.

27 28 29

53,231,027. 32,759,287. 406,808.

83,341,720. 84,479,316.

30 31 32 33 34

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Part XI Financial Statements and Reporting

Form 990 (2009)

94-0843915

Yes

X

1 2a b c

d

3a b

Accounting method used to prepare the Form 990: Cash Accrual Other If the organization changed its method of accounting from a prior year or checked "Other," explain in Schedule O. Were the organization's financial statements compiled or reviewed by an independent accountant? ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Were the organization's financial statements audited by an independent accountant? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If "Yes" to line 2a or 2b, does the organization have a committee that assumes responsibility for oversight of the audit, review, or compilation of its financial statements and selection of an independent accountant? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If the organization changed either its oversight process or selection process during the tax year, explain in Schedule O. If "Yes" to line 2a or 2b, check a box below to indicate whether the financial statements for the year were issued on a consolidated basis, separate basis, or both: X Separate basis Consolidated basis Both consolidated and separate basis As a result of a federal award, was the organization required to undergo an audit or audits as set forth in the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If "Yes," did the organization undergo the required audit or audits? If the organization did not undergo the required audit or audits, explain why in Schedule O and describe any steps taken to undergo such audits. ••••••••••••••••

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2a 2b

X

2c

X

3a

No

X

X

3b Form 990 (2009)

207840_1


SCHEDULE A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

2009

Complete if the organization is a section 501(c)(3) organization or a section 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trust. | Attach to Form 990 or Form 990-EZ. | See separate instructions.

Name of the organization

Part I

OMB No. 1545-0047

Public Charity Status and Public Support

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Reason for Public Charity Status (All organizations must complete this part.) See instructions.

94-0843915

The organization is not a private foundation because it is: (For lines 1 through 11, check only one box.) 1 A church, convention of churches, or association of churches described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(i). 2 A school described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii). (Attach Schedule E.) 3 A hospital or a cooperative hospital service organization described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(iii). A medical research organization operated in conjunction with a hospital described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(iii). Enter the hospital's name, 4 city, and state: An organization operated for the benefit of a college or university owned or operated by a governmental unit described in 5 section 170(b)(1)(A)(iv). (Complete Part II.) 6 7

X

8 9

10 11

e f g

h

A federal, state, or local government or governmental unit described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(v). An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi). (Complete Part II.) A community trust described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi). (Complete Part II.) An organization that normally receives: (1) more than 33 1/3% of its support from contributions, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to its exempt functions - subject to certain exceptions, and (2) no more than 33 1/3% of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975. See section 509(a)(2). (Complete Part III.) An organization organized and operated exclusively to test for public safety. See section 509(a)(4). An organization organized and operated exclusively for the benefit of, to perform the functions of, or to carry out the purposes of one or more publicly supported organizations described in section 509(a)(1) or section 509(a)(2). See section 509(a)(3). Check the box that describes the type of supporting organization and complete lines 11e through 11h. a Type I b Type II c Type III - Functionally integrated d Type III - Other By checking this box, I certify that the organization is not controlled directly or indirectly by one or more disqualified persons other than foundation managers and other than one or more publicly supported organizations described in section 509(a)(1) or section 509(a)(2). If the organization received a written determination from the IRS that it is a Type I, Type II, or Type III supporting organization, check this box ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Since August 17, 2006, has the organization accepted any gift or contribution from any of the following persons? (i) A person who directly or indirectly controls, either alone or together with persons described in (ii) and (iii) below, Yes No the governing body of the supported organization? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11g(i) (ii) A family member of a person described in (i) above? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11g(ii) (iii) A 35% controlled entity of a person described in (i) or (ii) above? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11g(iii) Provide the following information about the supported organization(s).

(i) Name of supported organization

(ii) EIN

(iii) Type of (vi) Is the (iv) Is the organization (v) Did you notify the in col. organization in col. (i) listed in your organization in col. organization (described on lines 1-9 governing document? (i) of your support? (i) organized in the U.S.? above or IRC section (see instructions)) Yes No Yes No Yes No

Total LHA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990 or 990-EZ. 932021 02-08-10

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(vii) Amount of support

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE 94-0843915 Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

Part II

Page 2

(Complete only if you checked the box on line 5, 7, or 8 of Part I.)

Section A. Public Support Calendar year (or fiscal year beginning in)| 1 Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received. (Do not include any "unusual grants.") ~~

(a) 2005

(b) 2006

(c) 2007

(d) 2008

(e) 2009

(f) Total

15,820,734.

6,130,163.

19,894,168.

22,376,566.

6,828,213.

71,049,844.

15,820,734.

6,130,163.

19,894,168.

22,376,566.

6,828,213.

71,049,844.

2 Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf ~~~~ 3 The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge ~ 4 Total. Add lines 1 through 3 ~~~ 5 The portion of total contributions by each person (other than a governmental unit or publicly supported organization) included on line 1 that exceeds 2% of the amount shown on line 11, column (f) ~~~~~~~~~~~~

17,260,354. 53,789,490.

6 Public support. Subtract line 5 from line 4.

Section B. Total Support

Calendar year (or fiscal year beginning in)| 7 Amounts from line 4 ~~~~~~~ 8 Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources ~ 9 Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on ~ 10 Other income. Do not include gain or loss from the sale of capital assets (Explain in Part IV.) ~~~~ 11 Total support. Add lines 7 through 10

(a) 2005

(b) 2006

(c) 2007

(d) 2008

(e) 2009

(f) Total

15,820,734.

6,130,163.

19,894,168.

22,376,566.

6,828,213.

71,049,844.

1,362,647.

2,899,294.

2,986,659.

2,533,191.

2,239,525.

12,021,316.

4,202.

85.

20,842.

43,375.

29,813.

98,317. 83,169,477. 2,727.

12 Gross receipts from related activities, etc. (see instructions) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 12 13 First five years. If the Form 990 is for the organization's first, second, third, fourth, or fifth tax year as a section 501(c)(3) organization, check this box and stop here ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• |

Section C. Computation of Public Support Percentage

64.67 % 14 Public support percentage for 2009 (line 6, column (f) divided by line 11, column (f)) ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 14 67.63 % 15 Public support percentage from 2008 Schedule A, Part II, line 14 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 15 16a 33 1/3% support test - 2009. If the organization did not check the box on line 13, and line 14 is 33 1/3% or more, check this box and stop here. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | X b 33 1/3% support test - 2008. If the organization did not check a box on line 13 or 16a, and line 15 is 33 1/3% or more, check this box and stop here. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | 17a 10% -facts-and-circumstances test - 2009. If the organization did not check a box on line 13, 16a, or 16b, and line 14 is 10% or more, and if the organization meets the "facts-and-circumstances" test, check this box and stop here. Explain in Part IV how the organization meets the "facts-and-circumstances" test. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | b 10% -facts-and-circumstances test - 2008. If the organization did not check a box on line 13, 16a, 16b, or 17a, and line 15 is 10% or more, and if the organization meets the "facts-and-circumstances" test, check this box and stop here. Explain in Part IV how the organization meets the "facts-and-circumstances" test. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization ~~~~~~~~ | 18 Private foundation. If the organization did not check a box on line 13, 16a, 16b, 17a, or 17b, check this box and see instructions ••• | Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

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Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

Page 3

Part III Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Section 509(a)(2) (Complete only if you checked the box on line 9 of Part I.) Section A. Public Support Calendar year (or fiscal year beginning in)| 1 Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received. (Do not include any "unusual grants.") ~~

(a) 2005

(b) 2006

(c) 2007

(d) 2008

(e) 2009

(f) Total

(a) 2005

(b) 2006

(c) 2007

(d) 2008

(e) 2009

(f) Total

2 Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or facilities furnished in any activity that is related to the organization's tax-exempt purpose 3 Gross receipts from activities that are not an unrelated trade or business under section 513 ~~~~~ 4 Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf ~~~~ 5 The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge ~ 6 Total. Add lines 1 through 5 ~~~ 7 a Amounts included on lines 1, 2, and 3 received from disqualified persons b Amounts included on lines 2 and 3 received from other than disqualified persons that exceed the greater of $5,000 or 1% of the amount on line 13 for the year ~~~~~~

c Add lines 7a and 7b ~~~~~~~ 8 Public support (Subtract line 7c from line 6.)

Section B. Total Support

Calendar year (or fiscal year beginning in)| 9 Amounts from line 6 ~~~~~~~ 10a Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources ~ b Unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired after June 30, 1975 ~~~~ c Add lines 10a and 10b ~~~~~~ 11 Net income from unrelated business activities not included in line 10b, whether or not the business is regularly carried on ~~~~~~~ 12 Other income. Do not include gain or loss from the sale of capital assets (Explain in Part IV.) ~~~~ 13 Total support (Add lines 9, 10c, 11, and 12.)

14 First five years. If the Form 990 is for the organization's first, second, third, fourth, or fifth tax year as a section 501(c)(3) organization, check this box and stop here •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• |

Section C. Computation of Public Support Percentage

15 Public support percentage for 2009 (line 8, column (f) divided by line 13, column (f)) ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 16 Public support percentage from 2008 Schedule A, Part III, line 15 ••••••••••••••••••••

Section D. Computation of Investment Income Percentage

15 16

% %

17 Investment income percentage for 2009 (line 10c, column (f) divided by line 13, column (f)) ~~~~~~~~ 17 % 18 Investment income percentage from 2008 Schedule A, Part III, line 17 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 18 % 19 a 33 1/3% support tests - 2009. If the organization did not check the box on line 14, and line 15 is more than 33 1/3%, and line 17 is not more than 33 1/3%, check this box and stop here. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization ~~~~~~~~~~ | b 33 1/3% support tests - 2008. If the organization did not check a box on line 14 or line 19a, and line 16 is more than 33 1/3%, and line 18 is not more than 33 1/3%, check this box and stop here. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization ~~~~ | 20 Private foundation. If the organization did not check a box on line 14, 19a, or 19b, check this box and see instructions •••••••• | Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009 932023 02-08-10

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** PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COPY **

Schedule B

Schedule of Contributors

(Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF)

OMB No. 1545-0047

2009

| Attach to Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF.

Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization

Employer identification number

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE

94-0843915

Organization type (check one): Filers of: Form 990 or 990-EZ

Section:

X

501(c)(

3

) (enter number) organization

4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trust not treated as a private foundation 527 political organization Form 990-PF

501(c)(3) exempt private foundation 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trust treated as a private foundation 501(c)(3) taxable private foundation

Check if your organization is covered by the General Rule or a Special Rule. Note. Only a section 501(c)(7), (8), or (10) organization can check boxes for both the General Rule and a Special Rule. See instructions. General Rule For an organization filing Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF that received, during the year, $5,000 or more (in money or property) from any one contributor. Complete Parts I and II. Special Rules

X

For a section 501(c)(3) organization filing Form 990 or 990-EZ that met the 33 1/3% support test of the regulations under sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi), and received from any one contributor, during the year, a contribution of the greater of (1) $5,000 or (2) 2% of the amount on (i) Form 990, Part VIII, line 1h or (ii) Form 990-EZ, line 1. Complete Parts I and II. For a section 501(c)(7), (8), or (10) organization filing Form 990 or 990-EZ that received from any one contributor, during the year, aggregate contributions of more than $1,000 for use exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes, or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals. Complete Parts I, II, and III. For a section 501(c)(7), (8), or (10) organization filing Form 990 or 990-EZ that received from any one contributor, during the year, contributions for use exclusively for religious, charitable, etc., purposes, but these contributions did not aggregate to more than $1,000. If this box is checked, enter here the total contributions that were received during the year for an exclusively religious, charitable, etc., purpose. Do not complete any of the parts unless the General Rule applies to this organization because it received nonexclusively religious, charitable, etc., contributions of $5,000 or more during the year. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | $

Caution. An organization that is not covered by the General Rule and/or the Special Rules does not file Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF), but it must answer "No" on Part IV, line 2 of its Form 990, or check the box on line H of its Form 990-EZ, or on line 2 of its Form 990-PF, to certify that it does not meet the filing requirements of Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF). LHA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF.

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Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF) (2009)

Page

Name of organization

Contributors

(a) No.

of

2

of Part I

Employer identification number

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Part I

1

94-0843915

(see instructions) (b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

1 $

Person Payroll Noncash

2,192,502.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

2 $

Person Payroll Noncash

150,000.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

3 $

Person Payroll Noncash

172,697.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

4 $

Person Payroll Noncash

150,000.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

5 $

Person Payroll Noncash

319,792.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

6 $

Person Payroll Noncash

1,091,585.

X

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Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF) (2009)

Page

Name of organization

Contributors

(a) No.

of

2

of Part I

Employer identification number

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Part I

2

94-0843915

(see instructions) (b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

7 $

Person Payroll Noncash

350,000.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

8 $

Person Payroll Noncash

239,629.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

9 $

Person Payroll Noncash

1,150,000.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

10 $

Person Payroll Noncash

275,000.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution

11 $

Person Payroll Noncash

208,328.

X

(Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.) (a) No.

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

(d) Type of contribution Person Payroll Noncash

$

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SCHEDULE C (Form 990 or 990-EZ) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Political Campaign and Lobbying Activities For Organizations Exempt From Income Tax Under section 501(c) and section 527

J Complete if the organization is described below. J Attach to Form 990 or Form 990-EZ. | See separate instructions.

OMB No. 1545-0047

2009

Open to Public Inspection

If the organization answered "Yes," to Form 990, Part IV, line 3, or Form 990-EZ, Part VI, line 46 (Political Campaign Activities), then ¥ Section 501(c)(3) organizations: Complete Parts I-A and B. Do not complete Part I-C. ¥ Section 501(c) (other than section 501(c)(3)) organizations: Complete Parts I-A and C below. Do not complete Part I-B. ¥ Section 527 organizations: Complete Part I-A only. If the organization answered "Yes," to Form 990, Part IV, line 4, or Form 990-EZ, Part VI, line 47 (Lobbying Activities), then ¥ Section 501(c)(3) organizations that have filed Form 5768 (election under section 501(h)): Complete Part II-A. Do not complete Part II-B. ¥ Section 501(c)(3) organizations that have NOT filed Form 5768 (election under section 501(h)): Complete Part II-B. Do not complete Part II-A. If the organization answered "Yes," to Form 990, Part IV, line 5 (Proxy Tax), then ¥ Section 501(c)(4), (5), or (6) organizations: Complete Part III. Name of organization Employer identification number

Part I-A

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE 94-0843915 Complete if the organization is exempt under section 501(c) or is a section 527 organization.

1 Provide a description of the organization's direct and indirect political campaign activities in Part IV. 2 Political expenditures ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ J $ 3 Volunteer hours ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Part I-B

Complete if the organization is exempt under section 501(c)(3).

1 Enter the amount of any excise tax incurred by the organization under section 4955 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ J $ 2 Enter the amount of any excise tax incurred by organization managers under section 4955 ~~~~~~~~~~ J $ 3 If the organization incurred a section 4955 tax, did it file Form 4720 for this year? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4a Was a correction made? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b If "Yes," describe in Part IV.

Yes Yes

No No

Part I-C

Complete if the organization is exempt under section 501(c), except section 501(c)(3). Enter the amount directly expended by the filing organization for section 527 exempt function activities ~~~~ J $

1 2 Enter the amount of the filing organization's funds contributed to other organizations for section 527 exempt function activities ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ J $ 3 Total exempt function expenditures. Add lines 1 and 2. Enter here and on Form 1120-POL, line 17b ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ J $ 4 Did the filing organization file Form 1120-POL for this year? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yes No 5 Enter the names, addresses and employer identification number (EIN) of all section 527 political organizations to which payments were made. For each organization listed, enter the amount paid from the filing organization's funds. Also enter the amount of political contributions received that were promptly and directly delivered to a separate political organization, such as a separate segregated fund or a political action committee (PAC). If additional space is needed, provide information in Part IV. (a) Name

(b) Address

(c) EIN

(d) Amount paid from (e) Amount of political contributions received and filing organization's promptly and directly funds. If none, enter -0-. delivered to a separate political organization. If none, enter -0-.

For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Schedule C (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE 94-0843915 Complete if the organization is exempt under section 501(c)(3) and filed Form 5768 (election under section 501(h)).

Schedule C (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

Part II-A A Check B Check

J J

if the filing organization belongs to an affiliated group. if the filing organization checked box A and "limited control" provisions apply. (a) Filing organization's totals

Limits on Lobbying Expenditures (The term "expenditures" means amounts paid or incurred.) 1a b c d e f

Total lobbying expenditures to influence public opinion (grass roots lobbying) ~~~~~~~~~~ Total lobbying expenditures to influence a legislative body (direct lobbying) ~~~~~~~~~~~ Total lobbying expenditures (add lines 1a and 1b) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Other exempt purpose expenditures ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Total exempt purpose expenditures (add lines 1c and 1d) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lobbying nontaxable amount. Enter the amount from the following table in both columns. If the amount on line 1e, column (a) or (b) is: The lobbying nontaxable amount is: Not over $500,000 Over $500,000 but not over $1,000,000 Over $1,000,000 but not over $1,500,000 Over $1,500,000 but not over $17,000,000 Over $17,000,000

g h i j

Page 2

(b) Affiliated group totals

0. 224,000. 224,000. 9,237,976. 9,461,976. 623,099.

20% of the amount on line 1e. $100,000 plus 15% of the excess over $500,000. $175,000 plus 10% of the excess over $1,000,000. $225,000 plus 5% of the excess over $1,500,000. $1,000,000.

155,775. Grassroots nontaxable amount (enter 25% of line 1f) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 0. Subtract line 1g from line 1a. If zero or less, enter -0- ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 0. Subtract line 1f from line 1c. If zero or less, enter -0- ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If there is an amount other than zero on either line 1h or line 1i, did the organization file Form 4720 reporting section 4911 tax for this year? •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 4-Year Averaging Period Under Section 501(h) (Some organizations that made a section 501(h) election do not have to complete all of the five columns below. See the instructions for lines 2a through 2f on page 4.)

Yes

No

Lobbying Expenditures During 4-Year Averaging Period Calendar year (or fiscal year beginning in)

2 a Lobbying nontaxable amount b Lobbying ceiling amount (150% of line 2a, column(e)) c Total lobbying expenditures d Grassroots nontaxable amount e Grassroots ceiling amount (150% of line 2d, column (e)) f Grassroots lobbying expenditures

(a) 2006

968,191.

(b) 2007

835,385.

(c) 2008

829,521.

(d) 2009

(e) Total

623,099. 3,256,196. 4,884,294.

231,152.

29,000.

299,000.

224,000.

783,152.

242,048.

208,846.

207,380.

155,775.

814,049. 1,221,074.

5,000.

75,000.

80,000. Schedule C (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE 94-0843915 Complete if the organization is exempt under section 501(c)(3) and has NOT filed Form 5768 (election under section 501(h)).

Schedule C (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

Part II-B

(a) Yes 1

a b c d e f g h i j 2a b c d

(b) No

Amount

During the year, did the filing organization attempt to influence foreign, national, state or local legislation, including any attempt to influence public opinion on a legislative matter or referendum, through the use of: Volunteers? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Paid staff or management (include compensation in expenses reported on lines 1c through 1i)? ~ Media advertisements? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mailings to members, legislators, or the public? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Publications, or published or broadcast statements? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Grants to other organizations for lobbying purposes? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Direct contact with legislators, their staffs, government officials, or a legislative body? ~~~~~~ Rallies, demonstrations, seminars, conventions, speeches, lectures, or any similar means? ~~~~ Other activities? If "Yes," describe in Part IV ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Total. Add lines 1c through 1i ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the activities in line 1 cause the organization to be not described in section 501(c)(3)? ~~~~ If "Yes," enter the amount of any tax incurred under section 4912 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If "Yes," enter the amount of any tax incurred by organization managers under section 4912 ~~~ If the filing organization incurred a section 4912 tax, did it file Form 4720 for this year? ••••••

Part III-A Complete if the organization is exempt under section 501(c)(4), section 501(c)(5), or section 501(c)(6).

Yes

1 2 3

Page 3

Were substantially all (90% or more) dues received nondeductible by members? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization make only in-house lobbying expenditures of $2,000 or less? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization agree to carryover lobbying and political expenditures from the prior year? •••••••••

No

1 2 3

Part III-B Complete if the organization is exempt under section 501(c)(4), section 501(c)(5), or section 501(c)(6) if BOTH Part III-A, lines 1 and 2 are answered "No" OR if Part III-A, line 3 is answered "Yes." Dues, assessments and similar amounts from members ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Section 162(e) nondeductible lobbying and political expenditures (do not include amounts of political expenses for which the section 527(f) tax was paid). a Current year ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b Carryover from last year ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ c Total ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3 Aggregate amount reported in section 6033(e)(1)(A) notices of nondeductible section 162(e) dues ~~~~~~~~ 4 If notices were sent and the amount on line 2c exceeds the amount on line 3, what portion of the excess does the organization agree to carryover to the reasonable estimate of nondeductible lobbying and political expenditure next year? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 5 Taxable amount of lobbying and political expenditures (see instructions) ••••••••••••••••••••• 1 2

Part IV

Supplemental Information

1

2a 2b 2c 3

4 5

Complete this part to provide the descriptions required for Part I-A, line 1; Part I-B, line 4; Part I-C, line 5; and Part II-B, line 1i. Also, complete this part for any additional information.

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Schedule D (Form 990)

Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

2009

| Complete if the organization answered "Yes," to Form 990, Part IV, line 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12. | Attach to Form 990. | See separate instructions.

Name of the organization

Part I

OMB No. 1545-0047

Supplemental Financial Statements

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE 94-0843915 Organizations Maintaining Donor Advised Funds or Other Similar Funds or Accounts. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 6. (a) Donor advised funds

(b) Funds and other accounts

Total number at end of year ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Aggregate contributions to (during year) ~~~~~~~~ Aggregate grants from (during year) ~~~~~~~~~~ Aggregate value at end of year ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did the organization inform all donors and donor advisors in writing that the assets held in donor advised funds are the organization's property, subject to the organization's exclusive legal control? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 6 Did the organization inform all grantees, donors, and donor advisors in writing that grant funds can be used only for charitable purposes and not for the benefit of the donor or donor advisor, or for any other purpose conferring impermissible private benefit? •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Part II Conservation Easements. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 7. 1 2 3 4 5

Yes

No

Yes

No

1

Purpose(s) of conservation easements held by the organization (check all that apply). X Preservation of land for public use (e.g., recreation or pleasure) Preservation of an historically important land area X Protection of natural habitat Preservation of a certified historic structure X Preservation of open space

2

Complete lines 2a through 2d if the organization held a qualified conservation contribution in the form of a conservation easement on the last day of the tax year. Held at the End of the Tax Year

a b c d 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

28 Total number of conservation easements ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2a 14,346.09 Total acreage restricted by conservation easements ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2b 0 Number of conservation easements on a certified historic structure included in (a) ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2c 0 Number of conservation easements included in (c) acquired after 8/17/06 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2d Number of conservation easements modified, transferred, released, extinguished, or terminated by the organization during the tax 0 year | 1 Number of states where property subject to conservation easement is located | Does the organization have a written policy regarding the periodic monitoring, inspection, handling of violations, and enforcement of the conservation easements it holds? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ X Yes No 865 Staff and volunteer hours devoted to monitoring, inspecting, and enforcing conservation easements during the year | 68,440. Amount of expenses incurred in monitoring, inspecting, and enforcing conservation easements during the year | $ Does each conservation easement reported on line 2(d) above satisfy the requirements of section 170(h)(4)(B)(i) and section 170(h)(4)(B)(ii)? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ X Yes In Part XIV, describe how the organization reports conservation easements in its revenue and expense statement, and balance sheet, and include, if applicable, the text of the footnote to the organization's financial statements that describes the organization's accounting for conservation easements.

Part III

No

Organizations Maintaining Collections of Art, Historical Treasures, or Other Similar Assets.

Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 8.

1a If the organization elected, as permitted under SFAS 116, not to report in its revenue statement and balance sheet works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets held for public exhibition, education, or research in furtherance of public service, provide, in Part XIV, the text of the footnote to its financial statements that describes these items. b If the organization elected, as permitted under SFAS 116, to report in its revenue statement and balance sheet works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets held for public exhibition, education, or research in furtherance of public service, provide the following amounts relating to these items: (i) Revenues included in Form 990, Part VIII, line 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | $ (ii) Assets included in Form 990, Part X ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | $ 2 If the organization received or held works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets for financial gain, provide the following amounts required to be reported under SFAS 116 relating to these items: a Revenues included in Form 990, Part VIII, line 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | $ b Assets included in Form 990, Part X ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | $ LHA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. 932051 02-01-10

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Schedule D (Form 990) 2009

Part III

Using the organization's acquisition, accession, and other records, check any of the following that are a significant use of its collection items (check all that apply): a Public exhibition d Loan or exchange programs b Scholarly research e Other c Preservation for future generations 4 Provide a description of the organization's collections and explain how they further the organization's exempt purpose in Part XIV. 5 During the year, did the organization solicit or receive donations of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets to be sold to raise funds rather than to be maintained as part of the organization's collection? ••••••••••••• Yes No Part IV Escrow and Custodial Arrangements. Complete if organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 9, or reported an amount on Form 990, Part X, line 21. 3

1a Is the organization an agent, trustee, custodian or other intermediary for contributions or other assets not included on Form 990, Part X? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b If "Yes," explain the arrangement in Part XIV and complete the following table:

Yes

No

Amount Beginning balance ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1c Additions during the year ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1d Distributions during the year ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1e Ending balance ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1f Did the organization include an amount on Form 990, Part X, line 21? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If "Yes," explain the arrangement in Part XIV. Part V Endowment Funds. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 10. c d e f 2a b

Yes

No

(a) Current year (b) Prior year (c) Two years back (d) Three years back (e) Four years back 244,309. 373,461. Beginning of year balance ~~~~~~~ 1,000. 17,474. Contributions ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 133,114. -146,626. Net investment earnings, gains, and losses Grants or scholarships ~~~~~~~~~ Other expenditures for facilities and programs ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ f Administrative expenses ~~~~~~~~ 378,423. 244,309. g End of year balance ~~~~~~~~~~ 2 Provide the estimated percentage of the year end balance held as: a Board designated or quasi-endowment | % 100.00 b Permanent endowment | % c Term endowment | % 3a Are there endowment funds not in the possession of the organization that are held and administered for the organization by: Yes No X (i) unrelated organizations ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3a(i) X (ii) related organizations ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3a(ii) b If "Yes" to 3a(ii), are the related organizations listed as required on Schedule R? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3b 4 Describe in Part XIV the intended uses of the organization's endowment funds. Part VI Investments - Land, Buildings, and Equipment. See Form 990, Part X, line 10. 1a b c d e

Description of investment

(a) Cost or other basis (investment)

(b) Cost or other basis (other)

(c) Accumulated depreciation

(d) Book value

8,786,880. 8,786,880. 1a Land ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b Buildings ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ c Leasehold improvements ~~~~~~~~~~ 291,829. 191,944. 99,885. d Equipment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ e Other ••••••••••••••••••���• 8,886,765. Total. Add lines 1a through 1e. (Column (d) must equal Form 990, Part X, column (B), line 10(c).) •••••••••••• | Schedule D (Form 990) 2009

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Part VII Investments - Other Securities. See Form 990, Part X, line 12.

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Schedule D (Form 990) 2009

(a) Description of security or category (including name of security)

(b) Book value

Page 3

(c) Method of valuation: Cost or end-of-year market value

Financial derivatives ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Closely-held equity interests ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Other

Total. (Col (b) must equal Form 990, Part X, col (B) line 12.) |

Part VIII Investments - Program Related. See Form 990, Part X, line 13. (a) Description of investment type

(b) Book value

(c) Method of valuation: Cost or end-of-year market value

Total. (Col (b) must equal Form 990, Part X, col (B) line 13.) | Part IX Other Assets. See Form 990, Part X, line 15. (a) Description

(b) Book value

DEPOSITS ON LAND PROJECTS

1,031,100.

Total. (Column (b) must equal Form 990, Part X, col (B) line 15.) •••••••••••••••••••••••••••• | Part X Other Liabilities. See Form 990, Part X, line 25. (a) Description of liability (b) Amount 1. Federal income taxes

ACCRUED VACATION LIABILITY

1,031,100.

118,377.

118,377. Total. (Column (b) must equal Form 990, Part X, col (B) line 25.) ••••• | 2. FIN 48 Footnote. In Part XIV, provide the text of the footnote to the organization's financial statements that reports the organization's liability for uncertain tax positions under FIN 48. 932053 Schedule D (Form 990) 2009 02-01-10 13330908 781135 207840.1

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE 94-0843915 Page 4 Part XI Reconciliation of Change in Net Assets from Form 990 to Audited Financial Statements 8,488,400. 1 Total revenue (Form 990, Part VIII, column (A), line 12) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1 9,461,976. 2 Total expenses (Form 990, Part IX, column (A), line 25) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 -973,576. 3 Excess or (deficit) for the year. Subtract line 2 from line 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3

Schedule D (Form 990) 2009

4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Net unrealized gains (losses) on investments ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Donated services and use of facilities ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Investment expenses ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Prior period adjustments ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Other (Describe in Part XIV.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Total adjustments (net). Add lines 4 through 8 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Excess or (deficit) for the year per audited financial statements. Combine lines 3 and 9 •••••••

4 5 6 7 8 9 10

4,028,978. 4,028,978. 3,055,402.

Part XII Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return 1 2 a b c d e 3 4 a b c 5

Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1 Amounts included on line 1 but not on Form 990, Part VIII, line 12: Net unrealized gains on investments ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2a 9,075. Donated services and use of facilities ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2b -2,746. Recoveries of prior year grants ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2c 4,019,903. Other (Describe in Part XIV.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2d Add lines 2a through 2d ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2e Subtract line 2e from line 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3 Amounts included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 12, but not on line 1: Investment expenses not included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 7b ~~~~~~~~ 4a Other (Describe in Part XIV.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4b Add lines 4a and 4b ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4c Total revenue. Add lines 3 and 4c. (This must equal Form 990, Part I, line 12.) ••••••••••••••••• 5

1 2 a b c d e 3 4 a b c 5

Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1 Amounts included on line 1 but not on Form 990, Part IX, line 25: Donated services and use of facilities ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2a Prior year adjustments ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2b Other losses ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2c Other (Describe in Part XIV.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2d Add lines 2a through 2d ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2e Subtract line 2e from line 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3 Amounts included on Form 990, Part IX, line 25, but not on line 1: Investment expenses not included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 7b ~~~~~~~~ 4a 2,746. Other (Describe in Part XIV.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4b Add lines 4a and 4b ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4c Total expenses. Add lines 3 and 4c. (This must equal Form 990, Part I, line 18.) •••••••••••••••• 5

12,514,632.

Part XIII Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements With Expenses per Return

4,026,232. 8,488,400.

0. 8,488,400. 9,459,230.

0. 9,459,230.

2,746. 9,461,976.

Part XIV Supplemental Information

Complete this part to provide the descriptions required for Part II, lines 3, 5, and 9; Part III, lines 1a and 4; Part IV, lines 1b and 2b; Part V, line 4; Part X, line 2; Part XI, line 8; Part XII, lines 2d and 4b; and Part XIII, lines 2d and 4b. Also complete this part to provide any additional information.

PART II, LINE 9: ACCOUNTING FOR CONSERVATION EASEMENTS

EASEMENTS ARE WRITTEN DOWN TO ZERO AT THE TIME THAT THEY ARE ACQUIRED AND THE VALUE OF THE WRITE DOWN IS CLEARLY DEMARCATED AS "CONSERVATION EASEMENT EXPENSE" IN THE PROGRAM EXPENSE SECTION OF THE STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES AND CHANGES IN NET ASSETS. IF THE EASEMENT IS DONATED, THEN THE APPRAISED VALUE OF THE EASEMENT WILL BE TREATED AS REVENUE AND THE CORRESPONDING AMOUNT WILL BE EXPENSED. THE EASEMENTS DO NOT APPEAR ON THE STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION AS THEY ARE VALUED AT ZERO. 932054 02-01-10

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BELOW, PLEASE SEE THE TEXT OF THE FOOTNOTE CONTAINED IN THE LEAGUE'S ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS:

EASEMENT POLICY CONSERVATION EASEMENTS ARE EXPENSED AS A PROGRAM EXPENSE IN THE PERIOD THEY ARE PURCHASED OR DONATED TO THE LEAGUE. AT MARCH 31, 2010, THE LEAGUE DID NOT INCUR ANY EXPENSES RELATED TO ACQUIRING NEW EASEMENTS. THE LEAGUE ALSO DID NOT RECEIVE DONATED CONSERVATION EASEMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 2010.

SYNOPSIS OF THE WRITTEN POLICIES REGARDING HOW THE ORGANIZATION MONITORS, INSPECTS, RESPONDS TO VIOLATIONS, AND ENFORCES CONSERVATION EASEMENTS SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE ("LEAGUE") HAS ADOPTED AND FOLLOWS COMPREHENSIVE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ALL CONSERVATION EASEMENTS WHICH IT HOLDS AND ALSO FOR THOSE CONSERVATION EASEMENTS WHICH IT DOES NOT HOLD, BUT MAY RETAIN "SECONDARY" OR RESIDUAL ENFORCEMENT RIGHTS, IN WHICH THE LEAGUE MAY TAKE ACTION TO ENFORCE THE TERMS OF CONSERVATION EASEMENTS SHOULD THE LEAGUE DEEM IT TO BE ADVISABLE OR APPROPRIATE. THESE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL MONITORING/INSPECTION OF THE PROPERTIES COVERED BY CONSERVATION EASEMENTS, REVIEW OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE EASEMENT, PHOTOS, MAPS & SURVEYS, APPLICABLE BASELINE DOCUMENTATION AND PREVIOUS MONITORING AND INSPECTION REPORTS ALONG WITH SIGNIFICANT CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO THE CONSERVATION EASEMENT. THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ALSO INCLUDE PROVISIONS FOR PREPARATION AND RETENTION OF REPORTS OF ALL MONITORING ACTIONS AND INSPECTIONS AND DOCUMENTATION OF COMMUNICATIONS WITH LANDOWNERS AND NEIGHBORING PROPERTY OWNERS, PROCEDURES RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT OF THE CONSERVATION EASEMENT TERMS AND PROCEDURES FOR THE HANDLING OF LANDOWNER INQUIRIES AND REQUESTS 932055 02-01-10

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RELATING TO THE CONSERVATION EASEMENT. IT IS THE ESTABLISHED PRACTICE OF THE LEAGUE TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS IN ALL OF ITS CONSERVATION EASEMENTS THAT ALLOW THE LEAGUE TO CONDUCT, AT LEAST, ANNUAL MONITORING ACTIVITIES ON THE PROPERTY INVOLVED AND TO BRING ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS, IF NECESSARY, TO PREVENT VIOLATIONS OR RESTORE THE PROPERTY TO ITS EXISTING CONDITION PRIOR TO A VIOLATION.

PART V, LINE 4: THE LEAGUE INTENDS TO GROW THE ENDOWMENT BY THE RECEIPT OF NEW GIFTS AND INVESTMENT RETURN, AND EXPECTS ITS ENDOWMENT FUNDS, OVER TIME, TO PROVIDE AN AVERAGE RATE OF RETURN OF APPROXIMATELY 7% ANNUALLY.

THE BOARD WILL REVIEW ITS SPENDING POLICY ON A PERIODIC BASIS

TO DETERMINE WHEN IT WOULD BE PRUDENT TO REVISE THE CURRENT SPENDING POLICY.

PART XI, LINE 8 - OTHER ADJUSTMENTS: UNREALIZED GAIN ON INVESTMENTS: 3446072. UNREALIZED LOSS ON REVALUATION OF LAND: -35500. DONATED SERVICES: 9075. CHANGE IN VALUE OF IRREVOCABLE TRUSTS: 609331.

PART XII, LINE 2D - OTHER ADJUSTMENTS: UNREALIZED LOSS ON REVALUATION OF LAND: -35500. UNREALIZED GAIN ON INVESTMENTS: 3446072. CHANGE IN VALUE OF IRREVOCABLE TRUSTS: 609331.

PART XIII, LINE 4B - OTHER ADJUSTMENTS: GRANT REVERSAL: 2746.

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Supplemental Information Regarding Fundraising or Gaming Activities

SCHEDULE G (Form 990 or 990-EZ) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization

2009

| Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, lines 17, 18, or 19, Open To Public or if the organization entered more than $15,000 on Form 990-EZ, line 6a. Inspection | Attach to Form 990 or Form 990-EZ. | See separate instructions. Employer identification number

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Part I

OMB No. 1545-0047

94-0843915

Fundraising Activities. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 17. Form 990-EZ filers are not required to complete this part.

1 Indicate whether the organization raised funds through any of the following activities. Check all that apply. a X Mail solicitations e X Solicitation of non-government grants X b Internet and email solicitations f X Solicitation of government grants c Phone solicitations g Special fundraising events d X In-person solicitations 2 a Did the organization have a written or oral agreement with any individual (including officers, directors, trustees or X Yes key employees listed in Form 990, Part VII) or entity in connection with professional fundraising services? b If "Yes," list the ten highest paid individuals or entities (fundraisers) pursuant to agreements under which the fundraiser is to be compensated at least $5,000 by the organization. (i) Name of individual or entity (fundraiser)

DRAKES BAY FUNDRAISING, INC. GREGORY A LASSONDE CONVIO, INC.

(ii) Activity

DIRECT MAIL CONSULTING PLANNED GIVING CONSULTING ONLINE DONOR MANAGEMENT CONSULT

(iii) Did fundraiser have custody or control of contributions? Yes

No

(v) Amount paid (iv) Gross receipts to (or retained by) fundraiser from activity listed in col. (i)

No

(vi) Amount paid to (or retained by) organization

X

845,108.

36,000.

809,108.

X

0.

24,000.

0.

X

0.

21,960.

0.

845,108. 81,960. 809,108. Total ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• | 3 List all states in which the organization is registered or licensed to solicit funds or has been notified it is exempt from registration or licensing.

LHA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990 or 990-EZ. 932081 02-03-10

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE 94-0843915 Page 2 Fundraising Events. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 18, or reported more than $15,000

Schedule G (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

Direct Expenses

Revenue

Part II

on Form 990-EZ, line 6a. List events with gross receipts greater than $5,000. (a) Event #1 (b) Event #2

(event type) 1

Gross receipts ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

2

Less: Charitable contributions ~~~~~~

3

Gross income (line 1 minus line 2) ••••

4

Cash prizes ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

5

Noncash prizes ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

6

Rent/facility costs ~~~~~~~~~~~~

7

Food and beverages

8 9 10 11

Part

(c) Other events

(event type)

(d) Total events (add col. (a) through col. (c))

(total number)

~~~~~~~~~~

Entertainment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Other direct expenses ~~~~~~~~~~ Direct expense summary. Add lines 4 through 9 in column (d) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | Net income summary. Combine line 3, column (d), and line 10••••••••••••••••••••••••• | III Gaming. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 19, or reported more than

(

)

Direct Expenses

Revenue

$15,000 on Form 990-EZ, line 6a. (b) Pull tabs/instant bingo/progressive bingo

(a) Bingo

(d) Total gaming (add col. (a) through col. (c))

(c) Other gaming

1

Gross revenue ••••••••••••••

2

Cash prizes ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

3

Noncash prizes ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

4

Rent/facility costs ~~~~~~~~~~~~

5

Other direct expenses ••••••••••

6

Volunteer labor ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

7

Direct expense summary. Add lines 2 through 5 in column (d) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ |

8

Net gaming income summary. Combine line 1, column (d), and line 7 ••••••••••••••••••••• |

Yes No

%

Yes No

%

Yes No

%

(

)

Yes

9 Enter the state(s) in which the organization operates gaming activities: a Is the organization licensed to operate gaming activities in each of these states? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b If "No," explain:

10 a Were any of the organization's gaming licenses revoked, suspended or terminated during the tax year? ~~~~~~~~~~~ b If "Yes," explain:

No

9a

10a

11 Does the organization operate gaming activities with nonmembers? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11 12 Is the organization a grantor, beneficiary or trustee of a trust or a member of a partnership or other entity formed to administer charitable gaming? ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 12 932082 02-03-10 Schedule G (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

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Page 3 Yes No

13 Indicate the percentage of gaming activity operated in: a The organization's facility ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 13a b An outside facility ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 13b 14 Enter the name and address of the person who prepares the organization's gaming/special events books and records:

% %

Name | Address | 15 a Does the organization have a contract with a third party from whom the organization receives gaming revenue? ~~~~~~~ b If "Yes," enter the amount of gaming revenue received by the organization | $ of gaming revenue retained by the third party | $ . c If "Yes," enter name and address of the third party:

15a

and the amount

Name | Address | 16 Gaming manager information: Name | Gaming manager compensation | $ Description of services provided |

Director/officer

Employee

Independent contractor

17 Mandatory distributions: a Is the organization required under state law to make charitable distributions from the gaming proceeds to retain the state gaming license? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 17a b Enter the amount of distributions required under state law to be distributed to other exempt organizations or spent in the organization's own exempt activities during the tax year | $ Schedule G (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2009

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SCHEDULE I (Form 990) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization Part I

Grants and Other Assistance to Organizations, Governments, and Individuals in the United States

2009

Complete if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 21 or 22. | Attach to Form 990.

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE

94-0843915

General Information on Grants and Assistance

Does the organization maintain records to substantiate the amount of the grants or assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection X Yes criteria used to award the grants or assistance? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 Describe in Part IV the organization's procedures for monitoring the use of grant funds in the United States. Part II Grants and Other Assistance to Governments and Organizations in the United States. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 21, for any recipient that received more than $5,000. Check this box if no one recipient received more than $5,000. Use Part IV and Schedule I-1 (Form 990) if additional space is needed • | (f) Method of 1 (a) Name and address of organization (b) EIN (c) IRC section (d) Amount of (e) Amount of (g) Description of (h) Purpose of grant valuation (book, or government if applicable cash grant non-cash non-cash assistance or assistance FMV, appraisal, assistance other) 1

HUMBOLDT STATE UNIV SPONSORED PROG FDN. - P. O. BOX 1185 - ARCATA, CA 95518

501(C)(3)

320,972.

0.

REDWOODS AND CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH

GOVERNMENT

255,103.

0.

REDWOODS AND CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH

501(C)(3)

135,000.

0.

PUBLIC ACCESS/RESOURCE PROTECTION PLANS

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION P. O. BOX 2006 EUREKA, CA 95503

GOVERNMENT

164,139.

0.

FOREST REFORESTATION

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION - P. O. BOX 942896 SACRAMENTO, CA 94296

GOVERNMENT

79,750.

0.

RESTORATION PROGAM

DOI, NPS, REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK 1111 SECOND STREET CRESCENT CITY, CA 95531

GOVERNMENT

44,288.

0.

REGENTS UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA 2195 HEARST AVENUE, RM 130 BERKELEY, CA 94720 PACIFIC FOREST TRUST 1001-A O'REILLY AVENUE SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129

2 3 LHA

No

LIDAR / CARBON ALLOCATION 16. Enter total number of section 501(c)(3) and government organizations ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ | 0. Enter total number of other organizations •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• | For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990.

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SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Schedule I (Form 990) 2009 Part III Grants and Other Assistance to Individuals in the United States. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 22. Use Part IV and Schedule I-1 (Form 990) if additional space is needed. (a) Type of grant or assistance

Part IV

(b) Number of recipients

(c) Amount of cash grant

(d) Amount of noncash assistance

(e) Method of valuation (book, FMV, appraisal, other)

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(f) Description of non-cash assistance

Supplemental Information. Complete this part to provide the information required in Part I, line 2, and any other additional information.

ALL GRANTS ARE MADE TO EXEMPT OR GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES WHO ARE THEMSELVES SUBJECT TO STRICT OPERATING RULES.

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K

SCHEDULE I-1 (Form 990)

Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization Part I

OMB No. 1545-0047

Continuation Sheet for Schedule I (Form 990) Attach to Form 990 to list additional information for Schedule I (Form 990), Part II or Part III.

2009

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE

94-0843915

Continuation of Grants and Other Assistance to Governments and Organizations in the United States (Schedule I (Form 990), Part II.) (a) Name and address of organization or government

(b) EIN

(c) IRC section if applicable

(d) Amount of cash grant

(e) Amount of non-cash assistance

(f) Method of valuation (book, FMV, appraisal, other)

(g) Description of non-cash assistance

(h) Purpose of grant or assistance

RURAL HUMAN SERVICES 286 M STREET, STE A CRESCENT CITY, CA 95531

501(C)(3)

29,854.

0.

REFORESTATION PROGRAM

LAND TRUST OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY 617 WATER STREET SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062

501(C)(3)

25,000.

0.

OPEN SPACE GRANT

GOVERNMENT

14,780.

0.

REDWOOD RESEARCH

501(C)(3)

14,510.

0.

GIANT SEQUOIA RESEARCH

GOVERNMENT

12,508.

0.

REDWOOD EDUCATION

501(C)(3)

10,000.

0.

REDWOOD EDUCATION

CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS 2211 GARDEN ROAD MONTEREY, CA 93940

GOVERNMENT

5,500.

0.

REDWOOD EDUCATION

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY 1600 HOLLOWAY AVENUE, ADM 471 SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94132

GOVERNMENT

5,000.

0.

REDWOOD EDUCATION

USDA FOREST SERVICE P. O. BOX 894183 LOS ANGELES, CA 90189 SEQUOIA&KINGSCANYONNATIONALPARKSFOU P. O. BOX 3047 VISALIA, CA 93278 CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS 2211 GARDEN ROAD MONTEREY, CA 93940 GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVANCY - FORT MASON, BUILDING 201 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94123

LHA

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K

SCHEDULE I-1 (Form 990)

Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization Part I

OMB No. 1545-0047

Continuation Sheet for Schedule I (Form 990) Attach to Form 990 to list additional information for Schedule I (Form 990), Part II or Part III.

2009

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE

94-0843915

Continuation of Grants and Other Assistance to Governments and Organizations in the United States (Schedule I (Form 990), Part II.) (a) Name and address of organization or government

(b) EIN

(c) IRC section if applicable

(d) Amount of cash grant

(e) Amount of non-cash assistance

(f) Method of valuation (book, FMV, appraisal, other)

(g) Description of non-cash assistance

(h) Purpose of grant or assistance

CA DEPARTMENT OF PARK & RECREATION ONE CAPITAL MALL, STE 500 SACRAMENTO, CA 95814

GOVERNMENT

0.

565,000.APPRAISAL LAND

PARKLAND GRANT

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT 1695 HEINDON ROAD ARCATA, CA 95520

GOVERNMENT

0.

1,105,000.APPRAISAL LAND

PARKLAND GRANT

LHA

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SCHEDULE J (Form 990) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization

Part I

Compensation Information

For certain Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, and Highest Compensated Employees | Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 23. | Attach to Form 990. | See separate instructions.

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Questions Regarding Compensation

OMB No. 1545-0047

2009

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

94-0843915

Yes

No

1a Check the appropriate box(es) if the organization provided any of the following to or for a person listed in Form 990, Part VII, Section A, line 1a. Complete Part III to provide any relevant information regarding these items. First-class or charter travel Housing allowance or residence for personal use Travel for companions Payments for business use of personal residence X Health or social club dues or initiation fees Tax indemnification and gross-up payments Discretionary spending account Personal services (e.g., maid, chauffeur, chef) b If any of the boxes on line 1a are checked, did the organization follow a written policy regarding payment or reimbursement or provision of all of the expenses described above? If "No," complete Part III to explain ~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 Did the organization require substantiation prior to reimbursing or allowing expenses incurred by all officers, directors, trustees, and the CEO/Executive Director, regarding the items checked in line 1a? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3

1b

X

2

X

Indicate which, if any, of the following the organization uses to establish the compensation of the organization's CEO/Executive Director. Check all that apply. Compensation committee Written employment contract X Independent compensation consultant X Compensation survey or study X Approval by the board or compensation committee Form 990 of other organizations

During the year, did any person listed in Form 990, Part VII, Section A, line 1a, with respect to the filing organization or a related organization: a Receive a severance payment or change-of-control payment?~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b Participate in, or receive payment from, a supplemental nonqualified retirement plan? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ c Participate in, or receive payment from, an equity-based compensation arrangement?~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If "Yes" to any of lines 4a-c, list the persons and provide the applicable amounts for each item in Part III.

4

4a 4b 4c

X X X

Only section 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations must complete lines 5-9. For persons listed in Form 990, Part VII, Section A, line 1a, did the organization pay or accrue any compensation contingent on the revenues of: X 5a a The organization? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ X 5b b Any related organization? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If "Yes" to line 5a or 5b, describe in Part III. 6 For persons listed in Form 990, Part VII, Section A, line 1a, did the organization pay or accrue any compensation contingent on the net earnings of: X 6a a The organization? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ X 6b b Any related organization? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If "Yes" to line 6a or 6b, describe in Part III. 7 For persons listed in Form 990, Part VII, Section A, line 1a, did the organization provide any non-fixed payments X 7 not described in lines 5 and 6? If "Yes," describe in Part III ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 8 Were any amounts reported in Form 990, Part VII, paid or accrued pursuant to a contract that was subject to the X 8 initial contract exception described in Regs. section 53.4958-4(a)(3)? If "Yes," describe in Part III ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 9 If "Yes" to line 8, did the organization also follow the rebuttable presumption procedure described in 9 Regulations section 53.4958-6(c)? ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• LHA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. Schedule J (Form 990) 2009 5

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Page 2

For each individual whose compensation must be reported in Schedule J, report compensation from the organization on row (i) and from related organizations, described in the instructions, on row (ii). Do not list any individuals that are not listed on Form 990, Part VII. Note. The sum of columns (B)(i)-(iii) must equal the applicable column (D) or column (E) amounts on Form 990, Part VII, line 1a. (B) Breakdown of W-2 and/or 1099-MISC compensation (i) Base compensation

(A) Name

RUSKIN K. HARTLEY ROLANDO COHEN

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(i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii) (i) (ii)

174,870. 0. 130,655. 0.

(ii) Bonus & incentive compensation

(iii) Other reportable compensation

0. 0. 0. 0.

0. 0. 0. 0.

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(C) Retirement and other deferred compensation

13,968. 0. 10,458. 0.

(D) Nontaxable benefits

7,101. 0. 11,247. 0.

(E) Total of columns (B)(i)-(D)

195,939. 0. 152,360. 0.

(F) Compensation reported in prior Form 990 or Form 990-EZ

0. 0. 0. 0.

Schedule J (Form 990) 2009


SCHEDULE M (Form 990) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization

Part I

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

Noncash Contributions J

OMB No. 1545-0047

2009

Complete if the organizations answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, lines 29 or 30. J Attach to Form 990.

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE Types of Property

Art - Works of art ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Art - Historical treasures ~~~~~~~~~ Art - Fractional interests ~~~~~~~~~~ Books and publications ~~~~~~~~~~ Clothing and household goods ~~~~~~ Cars and other vehicles ~~~~~~~~~~ Boats and planes ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Intellectual property ~~~~~~~~~~~ Securities - Publicly traded ~~~~~~~~ Securities - Closely held stock ~~~~~~~ Securities - Partnership, LLC, or trust interests ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Securities - Miscellaneous ~~~~~~~~ Qualified conservation contribution Historic structures ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Qualified conservation contribution - Other~

(a) Check if applicable

X

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

94-0843915

(b) Number of contributions

17

(c) Revenues reported on Form 990, Part VIII, line 1g

(d) Method of determining revenues

95,561. FMV

Real estate - Residential ~~~~~~~~~ Real estate - Commercial ~~~~~~~~~ Real estate - Other ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Collectibles ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ X 1 422. Food inventory ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Drugs and medical supplies ~~~~~~~~ Taxidermy ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Historical artifacts ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Scientific specimens ~~~~~~~~~~~ Archeological artifacts ~~~~~~~~~~ X 1 3,400. Other J ( SOFTWARE ) Other J ( ) Other J ( ) Other J ( ) Number of Forms 8283 received by the organization during the tax year for contributions for which the organization completed Form 8283, Part IV, Donee Acknowledgment ~~~~ 29

FMV

FMV

0

Yes No 30a During the year, did the organization receive by contribution any property reported in Part I, lines 1-28 that it must hold for at least three years from the date of the initial contribution, and which is not required to be used for exempt purposes for X the entire holding period? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 30a b If "Yes," describe the arrangement in Part II. X 31 Does the organization have a gift acceptance policy that requires the review of any non-standard contributions? ~~~~~~ 31 32a Does the organization hire or use third parties or related organizations to solicit, process, or sell noncash X contributions? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 32a b If "Yes," describe in Part II. 33 If the organization did not report revenues in column (c) for a type of property for which column (a) is checked, describe in Part II. LHA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. Schedule M (Form 990) 2009

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(Form 990)

2009

Complete to provide information for responses to specific questions on Form 990 or to provide any additional information. | Attach to Form 990.

Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization

OMB No. 1545-0047

Supplemental Information to Form 990

SCHEDULE O

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

94-0843915

FORM 990, PART I, LINE 1, DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION MISSION: PEACE AND BEAUTY SO THESE WONDERS OF THE NATURAL WORLD FLOURISH. IN FY 2009-10, THE LEAGUE PROTECTED 347 ACRES BY ACQUIRING LAND AT A COST OF $4.1 MILLION. THE LEAGUE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN HELPING TO PROTECT A FURTHER 5,630 ACRES OF REDWOOD FORESTS AND SUPPORTING LANDSCAPES BY PROVIDING BRIDGE FINANCING OF $5.35 MILLION TOWARDS THE $36 MILLION ACQUISITION COST OF A PROPERTY ON THE SONOMA COUNTY COAST, WHICH CONTAINS A SUBSTANTIAL REDWOOD-DOMINATED FOREST AND IS CONSIDERED A HIGH PRIORITY AREA ACCORDING TO THE LEAGUE'S MASTER PLAN. IN ADDITION THE LEAGUE DIVESTED 382 ACRES TO STATE AND FEDERAL AGENCIES FOR PERMANENT PROTECTION AND PUBLIC ACCESS. WE ALSO WORKED TO RESTORE LOGGED FORESTS, INCLUDING PLANTING OVER 15,000 TREES, THINNING 558 ACRES AND REMOVING 3 MILES OF LOGGING ROADS.

FORM 990, PART III, LINE 4A, PROGRAM SERVICE ACCOMPLISHMENTS: ACQUIRED AND TRANSFERRED AN OLD-GROWTH REDWOOD PROPERTY TO LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST.

FORM 990, PART III, LINE 4B, PROGRAM SERVICE ACCOMPLISHMENTS: EASEMENTS WE HOLD. WE ALSO HAVE MANAGED AND VISITED ALL PROPERTIES IN OUR OWNERSHIP, INCLUDING ACTIVE WORK ON SITE PLANS AND RESTORATION OF A 400-ACRE COASTAL PROPERTY. IN ADDITION, WE WORKED WITH CONSULTANTS AND STATE PARKS TO PREPARE FOR SUMMER CONSTRUCTION OF ENHANCEMENTS TO MONTGOMERY WOODS STATE NATURAL RESERVE.

FORM 990, PART III, LINE 4C, PROGRAM SERVICE ACCOMPLISHMENTS: LHA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. 932211 02-03-10

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SCHEDULE O (Form 990) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization

OMB No. 1545-0047

Supplemental Information to Form 990

2009

Complete to provide information for responses to specific questions on Form 990 or to provide any additional information. | Attach to Form 990.

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

94-0843915

2009-10, HELPING MORE THAN 80,000 CHILDREN AND ADULTS VISIT REDWOOD PARKS AND BECOME INTERESTED IN CONSERVATION OF REDWOOD ECOSYSTEMS. GRANTS SUPPORTED CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS, PARK INTERPRETIVE ASSOCIATIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ORGANIZATIONS. THE SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE EDUCATION PROGRAM PRODUCED THE REDWOODS TEACHER TOOL KIT, INCLUDING 10 NEW COLORFUL PUBLICATIONS ABOUT REDWOODS FOR FREE DISTRIBUTION IN PRINT AND ONLINE. THE LEAGUE DISTRIBUTED ALMOST 26,000 OF THESE PUBLICATIONS THIS YEAR.

FORM 990, PART VI, SECTION A, LINE 6: THE ORGANIZATION HAS 2 CLASSES OF MEMBERSHIP - ONE THAT HAS A VOTE (COUNCILLORS) AND THE OTHER, NON-VOTING.

FORM 990, PART VI, SECTION B, LINE 11: THE BOARD RECEIVES A COPY OF THE RETURN FOR REVIEW BEFORE MAILING. THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,CFO & PRESIDENT REVIEW IN DETAIL ALL ASPECTS OF THE FINANCIAL OPERATIONS.

FORM 990, PART VI, SECTION B, LINE 12C: BOARD MEMBERS REVIEW A CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY EACH YEAR.

FORM 990, PART VI, SECTION B, LINE 15A: THE BOARD FUNCTIONS AS THE COMPENSATION COMMITTE. COMPENSATION COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS; INDEPENDENT REVIEW AND COMPARABILITY STUDIES CONDUCTED AMONG SIMILAR AGENCIES.

FORM 990, PART VI, LINE 17, LIST OF STATES RECEIVING COPY OF FORM 990: AL,AK,AR,AZ,CA,CO,CT,FL,GA,IL,IN,KS,KY,LA,ME,MD,MA,MI,MN,MS,NV,NH,NJ,NM,NY LHA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. 932211 02-03-10

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Schedule O (Form 990) 2009

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SCHEDULE O (Form 990) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

Name of the organization

OMB No. 1545-0047

Supplemental Information to Form 990

2009

Complete to provide information for responses to specific questions on Form 990 or to provide any additional information. | Attach to Form 990.

SAVE THE REDWOODS LEAGUE

Open to Public Inspection Employer identification number

94-0843915

NC,ND,OH,OK,OR,PA,RI,SC,TN,UT,VT,VA,WA,WV,WI

FORM 990, PART VI, SECTION C, LINE 19: THE ORGANIZATION RELIES UPON GUIDESTAR TO PUBLISH THE RETURN ON THE INTERNET, AND ALSO PROVIDES COPIES TO ANY PERSON UPON REQUEST.

FORM 990, PART XI, LINE 2C: THE INDEPENDENT AUDIT COMITTEE SELECTS THE AUDITOR, AND CLOSELY REVIEWS ALL FINDINGS.

LHA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. 932211 02-03-10

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Schedule O (Form 990) 2009

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FINANCE: Tax Return 2009