IN EARLY 2015 Archangel Ancient Tree Archive shipped 1,000 exact genetic duplicates of 50 of the largest and oldest champion coast redwood trees in the world to the Oregon coast. Timed to take advantage of the seasonal rainy season, this year’s expanded plantings will occur at numerous private and public property locations up and down the coast, following the 2012 World’s First Planting of a Champion Redwood & Sequoia Forest located in the headwaters of the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area in Curry County, Oregon. These Champion Tree clones will assist in restoring the old growth forest on the southern Oregon coast.
On February 28th, 2015 Archangel Ancient Tree Archive partnered with Rare Tree Reserve north of Port Orford, along with community leaders and children, to develop a pilot project to demonstrate the value of reforesting clear cut forest land with disease-resistant Port Orford cedar within its natural habitat, and to introduce Champion Coast Redwoods to help expand its habitat to help mitigate the effects of climate change.
Read more at reforest.pocsa.net/reforest/rare-tree-reserve/