Arbor Month 2009: My Favorite Tree

April 8, 2009 at 8:49 am Leave a comment

Friday, April 24 marks the beginning of an entire month of celebrating trees.  For Arbor Month 2009, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking you to share a photo, drawing, or story about your favorite tree.

Get involved: share your favorite tree!
Go outside to take a picture, make a drawing, or tell the story of your favorite tree, then post it here.

State champions needed for Minnesota’s big tree registry!
While you’re at it, the DNR is also looking for state champion trees of the following species. Learn more or submit your champion trees at the DNR’s Big Tree Registry.

  • Red Pine, Pinus resinosa
  • Northern Mountain Ash, Sorbus decora
  • American Hornbeam (also called blue beech), Carpinus caroliniana
  • Mountain Maple, Acer spicatum
  • Chinkapin Oak (also called yellow chestnut oak), Quercus muehlenbergii

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