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.
A newly published scientific study validates Archangel’s decades-long work to protect and preserve ancient trees. The paper details the critical ecosystem role that ancient trees play in protecting our ecosystem.
We’re always on the hunt for new Champions to add to our archive, so when we hear that there is an ancient Coastal Redwood stump that is still alive, we undoubtedly find time in our expedition schedule for a visit.
We are honored to have such a beautiful article written about our work. Our thanks go out to Elizabeth Svoboda for joining us on a recent genetics collecting trip in California and writing this wonderful article.
Simon Reeve from the BBC joined the May 2019 Archangel expedition and explores the land of the giant redwoods. His visit with Archangel opens this fascinating episode.