Giant Sequoias

Rim Fire Burns Near Yosemite National Park

Rim Fire Raging In Yosemite Threatens Giant Sequoias, San Francisco Water, Power

As the 125,000-acre Rim Fire raged along the remote northwest edge of Yosemite National Park, officials were clearing brush and setting sprinklers to save two groves of giant sequoias.


A grove of redwood trees (CBS)

California Redwoods, Giant Sequoias Cloned; Ready To Be Planted

A Michigan nurseryman and his team of tree climbers and horticulturists have cloned the world’s biggest redwoods and giant sequoias, including some cut down more than a century ago.