Archangel provided Champion Giant Sequoia saplings that were planted in Manistee County, northwest lower Michigan.
As climate change and wildfires deplete tree populations across the U.S., Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is using cloning technology to replant redwoods and sequoias and save their genetic material.
Listen to Future Tense, a podcast series from Australia’s ABC Radio National. They just released an episode that delves into the value and challenge of using ancient trees to improve ecosystems and slow climate change.
NowThis Earth visited Archangel to explore our mission to clone the world’s oldest and largest trees that combat the overheating of our climate. This overheating threatens all life on Earth.
Our dear friend Terry Mock was a driving force behind Archangel’s work. For decades, Archangel’s David Milarch and Terry collaborated to turn an idea into a thriving mission to collect, propagate, and replant old-growth tree genetics to assist the trees’ migration in the face of a warming planet.