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Biggest Tree Quest

A contest to find Mansfield’s biggest trees

Trees are silent witnesses to history.
Some trees have been around since before
the American Revolution, standing watch as the march of time
has brought many changes to our community.
The Big Tree Quest challenges you to get out
in the woods and rediscover Mansfield's trees, to reacquaint
ourselves with some of our town's oldest inhabitants – and to
find the largest living trees in the town of Mansfield!
Prizes will given for the largest tree in three categories:
Pine, Maple, and Oak.



 The Beech tree at the corner of South Main and Fruit Streets in not eligible.

  • Contest is for individuals 14 years old and under
  • All entries must be received by August 15, 2013
  • Trees must be located in Mansfield
  • Tree should be visible from a public way (street, sidewalk, nature trail)Contestants must have the owner’s permission before entering private land
  • Circumference measurement to be taken 4.5 feet (54 inches) above the ground
  • Winners will be notified by e-mail or phone.
  • Earliest entry will be declared the winner in case of a tie
  • There are three categories of trees, Pine, Maple, and Oak. Prizes will

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