Contest for Students to Find the Biggest Trees in Watertown

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Trees for Watertown, a citizens group dedicated to protecting and advocating for trees, is sponsoring a contest for children to find the biggest trees in Town.

The group sent out the following announcement:

Calling All Kids – Become a Tree Winner!!

Six gift cards to be awarded for finding the largest trees in Watertown of: Ginko, Maple, Oak, Sycamore, White Pine, Linden

If your tree is the largest three in that category you will win a $15 gift card to Belmont Books.

Contest Rules:

You must be a student in grades K-8

Location of tree, species name of tree, and your name and grade should be emailed to

Mt. Auburn Cemetery Trees are not allowed

Members of Trees for Watertown will verify winning entries

All emails must be sent by Oct. 31, 2017

Each person can only win in one category (there will be six separate winners)

Tree Diameter at Breast Height (DBH), not tree height, determines the winner

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