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Search underway for The Big Trees of St. Joseph County

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The St. Joseph County Parks are now accepting nominations for The Big Trees of St. Joseph County, a list of the largest of each of the native tree species.

Categories which have no current champion include American Beech, Shagbark Hickory and Sassafras.

To nominate a tree, please pick up a nomination form at any of the St. Joseph County Parks, Rum Village Nature Center, St. Joseph County Soil and Water Conservation District Office or Purdue Extension of St. Joseph County. The deadline to submit nominations is Sept. 1.

For a current list of champions or to obtain a nomination form, which includes a list of eligible species, call 574/654-3155. Nomination forms are also available on the county park’s website at

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