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Tree of the year 2019

A tree may be a village’s oldest inhabitant, a founding figure in a region’s identity, a natural monument in the nation’s story. From the first tree you ever climbed, to the largest, gnarliest tree you ever saw – they all have a story to tell. Our national contest celebrates the trees across the UK with the most special stories.

Thanks to support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, up to £1000 in tree care awards are available to the most successful or deserving trees in the competition to be properly cared for and valued, for generations to come.

Right now we’re narrowing all the nominations we’ve received into a shortlist of top trees. You’ll be able to vote for your favourite from 9 September.

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Tree of the Year website

Our tree care awards are intended to help protect, support and celebrate a healthy future for your special tree. They can be used to cover the cost of necessary management or to help prescribe a more prosperous life for a tree through:

• Tree work such as pruning, fencing, haloing, mulching for root protection and/or removal or management of competing vegetation
• Providing interpretive or educational materials, signage or digital information that helps to build support for your tree
• Tree surveys or professional management advice
• Enabling community engagement activities to help support and protect their tree.

Please read our terms and conditions.



  Tree Charter website