Stories tagged: John Muir
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
Transplanted: Large Boise sequoia tree finds new home
A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move
Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound landmark change locations. Especially one that’s alive.
Tue., Nov. 12, 2013
Dying giant sequoia planted by John Muir successfully cloned
Horticulturists recently announced that they had successfully cloned a genetic replica of an ailing 130-year-old giant sequoia planted by conservationist John Muir in the 1880s on his ranch in Martinez, …
Sun., Oct. 17, 2010
Book Notes: Nobel Prize winner Llosa has ties to WSU
Peru – hardly Pullman – is the homeland of the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa. But here’s something most people don’t know: He was …