What Are the Big Trees of St. Joseph County?
The Big Trees of St. Joseph County celebrates the largest native trees growing within the borders of the county. Area residents are asked to nominate trees and all champion trees are verified by the naturalist staff of the sponsoring agencies. Nominations are solicited every 5 years, to coincide with the State Big Trees nominations. Nominations are due in September.
Who Are the Sponsoring Agencies of the Big Trees Program?
The agencies involved in the Big Trees program include the St. Joseph County Parks, the St. Joseph County Cooperative Extension Service, The University of Notre Dame Biological Services, Rum Village Nature center and St. Joseph County Soil and Water Conservation District.