Putney Big Tree Quest

Putney Big Tree Quest 2022 Slide Show

September 15 – November 1, 2022

Putney Big Tree Quest launch event: Monday, Sept. 12, 6-7 pm, Putney Public Library

Putney Big Tree Quest wrap-up event: Tues, Nov. 15, 3:30-4:30 pm, Putney Public Library

American Elm – Apple – Basswood – Beech – Big-toothed Aspen – Bitternut Hickory

Black Birch – Black Locust – Black Walnut – Black Cherry – Butternut – Cottonwood

Gray Birch – Hemlock – Hop-hornbeam – Hornbeam (Musclewood) – Poplar – Red Maple

Red Oak – Red Pine – Red Spruce – Shagbark Hickory – Silver Maple – Striped Maple

Sugar Maple – Sycamore – Tamarack – White Ash – White Birch – White Oak

White Pine – Yellow Birch – Other


TREE SIZE: submit tree circumference   Grand Champion – tree with largest circumference

Top Five Species Champions – the next top five species champions
CREATIVE: submit photo or text  
Best Tree Pose – more points for imitating or otherwise enhancing the gesture!
Best Tree Face Superhost –  largest number of species observed and documented on one tree
TreeTrek – longest (or most interesting) single-day human powered tree discovery expedition
Tree Art – Submit (a photo of) a piece of artwork (any medium) that features tree(s) as a theme

How to Participate

  1. Measure the circumference of the tree (a level line around the trunk) at 4.5 feet off the ground. Find
  2. Submit your entry (or entries) any of these 3 ways. 
  3. Follow the artful tree submission updates at the library, and through posts on the library Facebook page.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/427222386175703Sign up on the Forest for Learning website: https://www.putneyforestforlearning.org/event-details/f4l-big-tree-wander

By submitting an entry you give permission for your entry to be shared, unless you indicate otherwise. We welcome submission from those in the Putney area.   Questions? Contact Evie Lovett + Paul Levasseur, putneybigtree@gmail.com

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