john muir http://michiganradio.org en Michigan non-profit says it has cloned John Muir's giant sequoia http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-non-profit-says-it-has-cloned-john-muirs-giant-sequoia <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Michigan-based</span><a href="http://www.ancienttreearchive.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"> Archangel Ancient Tree Archive</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> announced this week that it has successfully cloned a giant sequoia tree planted by renown conservationist John Muir.</span></p><p>About 130 years ago, Muir transplanted the tree from Yosemite to his home in Martinez, California.&nbsp; Now 75 feet tall, the tree suffers from two fatal fungal diseases.</p><p>Archangel's co-founder David Milarch said a forester from the John Muir National Historic Site sent cuttings from the sick tree to Archangel.</p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 20:08:28 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 15139 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan non-profit says it has cloned John Muir's giant sequoia