The Woodstown-Pilesgrove Joint Environmental Commission, the Woman’s Club of Woodstown and the Woodstown High School Environmental Club recently sponsored the first “Significant Tree Search” in the borough and township. At the regular monthly JEC meeting on June 11, awards were presented to residents who nominated trees in the search.
The awards are ready for presentation at the June 11 meeting.
Chairperson Phyllis Sauler presented the awards for “Widest Tree” to Charlotte Lippincott, for her Willow Oak, (Quercus pbellos L.) at 212 inches circumference, and “Tallest Tree” for her Sycamore, (Platanus Occidentalis L.) at 146 feet. Both trees are on her farm.
Brittany Coleman, of the Environmental Club, presented a “Most Unusual Tree” award to her grandmother, Marie Hogan, for the Deodar Cedar in her front yard.
Barbara Miller, of the Woman’s Club, presented a “Most Unusual Tree” award to Estelle Sherman for the Sycamore (Platanus Occidentalis) in the back yard of a friend, Jack Hathaway.
Secretary Jean Jack presented the “Most Symmetric Tree” award to Jack Hathaway, who nominated the White Oak (Quercus Alba) next to the Friends Meetinghouse parking lot.
Three of the trees can be seen from the street: watches Replica the Deodar Cedar at 244 Bertha Avenue; the Sycamore at 74 North Main Street; and the White Oak beside the Friends Meetinghouse parking lot on North Main Street.
The wide Willow Oak and the tall Sycamore are on the farm of Charlotte Lippincott and replica watches Charles Hurff at 305 Whig Lane Road. Arrangement to see these trees can be made by calling the owners to schedule a visit.