Random Thoughts: The Lost Apple Project – Part 3
April 24, 2020
Besides the work of the apple hunters in the Pacific Northwest, similar initiatives are underway in other apple-growing states such as Colorado, Michigan, New York and Maine.
One of the Colorado undertakings is led by an ecology professor at the University of Colorado whose students eagerly help in her quest to hunt down lost apples.
She has also started a university-sponsored orchard to make these unique apples more readily available than they have ever been before.
The leader of the Maine effort is an amateur scientist who has been searching for lost apples for almost 50 years. So far he...