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Prince George's County Champion Tree Tour

  • 10/27/2012
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • PG County Equestrian Center, Upper Marlboro, MD

Sponsoring Organization: Maryland-National Capitol Parks and Planning Commision

Leader: Chris Garrett, Senior Park Naturalist, M-NCPPC Prince George’s County

See and learn about Prince George’s tallest residents on M-NCPPC’s and Prince George’s Forestry Board for the Prince George’s County Champion Tree Tour, beginning at the Prince George’s County Equestrian Center. Registration is required. Those who register for the tour will get a guided bus tour of 10 to 11 champion trees, noted for their height, spread and canopy. The national champion American Holly will be included in the tour as well as the state champion Swamp White Oak and Persimmon. Participants will also receive a copy of the new Prince George’s County Tree Champion book along with a willow oak seedling.

Registration: Registration is $20 and seating is limited to 60 people. Participants must RSVP by Friday, Oct. 19 by sending the check to Prince George’s County Forestry Board, Attn: Steve Darcey , 5301 Marlboro Race Track Rd. #100 , Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. Please include your contact info, phone number and email, with your check.

Bring: Lunch and a drink.

Directions: We will be meeting in front of the Prince George’s County Equestrian Center, 14900 Pennsylvania, Upper Marlboro, MD.

Contact: email and/or phone Chris Garrett, chris.garrett@pgparks.com, 301-627-7755.


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