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Submitting your entry

When you have found your Big Tree entry and completed the required measurements, fill out the attached entry form and return to the Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Scoring of your entry

One point is given for each foot of height (A), each inch of circumference (B) and for every 4 feet of average crown spread (C). The total points are calculated with the following equation:

Total Points = A+B+C

Determination of Champions

Entries will be reviewed by staff members of the Oswego County Environmental Management Council and Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District for the determination of champions. The winning entries may also be checked by staff as a means of verification.

ID guides and certificates will be available on September 22, 2007 at the Salmon River Fish Hatchery Open House in Altmar.

Big Tree Search Pamphlets:

Locations throughout the county where Big Tree Search pamphlets can be found:

  • County Fair sites:
    • Oswego County Soil & Water Conservation District Booth
    • Oswego County Dept. of Community Development, Tourism and Planning Booth

  • OCS&W District Office – Fulton

  • Oswego County Tourism Office – County Building, Oswego

  • Rice Creek Field Station – Town of Oswego

  • Community Public Libraries

  • River’s End Book Store - Oswego

  • Ontario Orchards and Pulaski Farmers’ Market

Good luck and have fun finding the largest trees in Oswego County!

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For more information on the Big Tree Search, contact:

Dick Drosse
(315) 343-4565

"Big Tree Search"
Oswego County SWCD . 3095 State Route 3 . Fulton, NY 13069