(L-R) Heartwood Tree employees Jesse Zastrow, Matthew Bothe and Santigie "Tig" Kavia explain how to plant one of the three cloned Sequoia redwoods to Olympic High students on Friday, March 18, 2016. Biology teacher Paul Greenleaf's class at Olympic has been learning about cloning genetics, plant hormones and tree conservation. To celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, three Sequoia cloned trees one from the famous Fieldbrook and Ryan stumps and a stump from a tree that had survived negative temperatures were planted.
(L-R) Heartwood Tree employees Jesse Zastrow, Matthew Bothe and Santigie "Tig" Kavia explain how to plant one of the three cloned Sequoia redwoods to Olympic High students on Friday, March 18, 2016. Biology teacher Paul Greenleaf's class at Olympic has been learning about cloning genetics, plant hormones and tree conservation. To celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, three Sequoia cloned trees one from the famous Fieldbrook and Ryan stumps and a stump from a tree that had survived negative temperatures were planted. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
(L-R) Heartwood Tree employees Jesse Zastrow, Matthew Bothe and Santigie "Tig" Kavia explain how to plant one of the three cloned Sequoia redwoods to Olympic High students on Friday, March 18, 2016. Biology teacher Paul Greenleaf's class at Olympic has been learning about cloning genetics, plant hormones and tree conservation. To celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, three Sequoia cloned trees one from the famous Fieldbrook and Ryan stumps and a stump from a tree that had survived negative temperatures were planted. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Olympic High students learn benefits of trees as they plant 3 ‘little giants’

March 18, 2016 06:06 PM