Magazine article American Forests

50th Birthday of Big Trees

Magazine article American Forests

50th Birthday of Big Trees

Article excerpt

50th BIRTHDAY OF BIG TREES

Americans like champions, and Americans like trees. Put the two together, and you have an instant winner.

That's exactly what the American Forestry Association did back in October of 1940. Today AFA's National Register of Big Trees marks its 50th anniversary with a brand new, beautifully illustrated 1990 edition. If you're currently an AFA member, a complete copy is bound into this issue of AMERICAN FORESTS following page 40. The special National Register publication does not appear in newsstand and other non-member copies, but it can be ordered by sending a check or money order for $7.95 to the American Forestry Association, P.O. Box 2000, Washington, DC 20013. Or join AFA for $24 and receive a free copy of the Register.

The complete story of the origin of the Big Trees list is included in the 1990 Register. The heart of the Champions program has always been the involvement of Americans in the hunt for the nation's mammoth trees. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.