Two Petoskey residents, a doctor and a landscaper, are doing what they can to bring the dawn redwood back to northern Michigan--and they don't just mean back from a disease. The ancient tree was last seen in these parts millions of years ago.
: As a young boy in a small village in Slovenia in the 1930s, Petoskey resident Dr. Gustav Uhlich and his friends looked enviously at four very tall trees.
Their lower branches had frozen when the trees were young, and the trees' tall, smooth trunks were impossible to climb.
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Source: Traverse City Record-Eagle