The Independent: Rare tree hunter in Canada finds ‘freak of nature’ 1,000-year-old cedar

An explorer who focuses on location and preserving old-growth trees has encountered what is one of the oldest old-growth trees ever documented in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

The Washington Post: ‘Freak of nature’ tree is the find of a lifetime for forest explorer

TJ Watt has spent half his life as a forest explorer, a self-described “tree hunter” in British Columbia. He wades deep into endangered forests to find pristine towering trees that are hundreds of years old and massively wide but have never been photographed or documented.