April 22, 2016

Champion Trees


Join TreePhilly, SavATree, and The PA Forestry Council Association State Champion Tree Program, at The Woodlands; home to over 700 trees (and several State Champions), to learn about how to care for large specimen trees.

We’ll discuss damage prevention & preservation, the process for nominating new state champion trees, and take a tour of The Woodlands tree collection.

Register to attend the event (required): click here

Event Schedule

5:30pm Registration and arrival

6:00pm Champion Tree Presentation, Scott Wade

Scott Wade is the coordinator of the champion tree program for Pennsylvania. He will present information on the program and how to participate. Instructions on measuring techniques will be covered, including a hands-on demonstration.

6:30pm Large Tree Protection and Maintenance, David Lesage, SavATree

David Lesage is an arborist with SavATree. His presentation will focus on taking a proactive approach in maintaining, nurturing, and protecting Champion and Legacy trees, to prolong the beauty and value they provide.

7:00pm – Champion Tree Tour, led by Scott Wade and Ken LeRoy

Visit the six state champion trees on the grounds of The Woodlands, including the historic Caucasian Zelkova and grove of English Elms.

7:30-8:00PM – Refreshments

LACES CEUs will be available for this event