in association with Smith Bros. Hardware are sponsoring the 2013 Tree of the Year award. Raytown residents are encouraged to nominate trees within the city limits of Raytown, Missouri.
Of particular interest are stories about a thriving tree started from an Arbor Day seedling that a child planted long ago. All entries will be judged by the Raytown Tree Board. The prize will be awarded at the Raytown Arbor Day Celebration in the Spring, 2013.
$50 gift certificate to Smith Brothers Hardware store
Certificate of Achievement
- Lawn sign signifying the location of the Raytown Tree of the Year
Do you have tree to nominate for our 2013 Tree of the Year?
Click here for the Official Entry Form to be filled out and returned to Smith Bros. Hardware at 63rd & Raytown Trafficway. Entry forms can also be picked up at the Mid-Continent Public Library-Raytown, 6131 Raytown Road
The deadline is March 31, 2013!
Past Tree of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2011
How does your tree stack up to the
Missouri Conservation Department's Missouri Champions?
"Although trees often outlive us, they succumb to age, disease and insects, wind, rain, drought-all , all to often, the chainsaw buzz of development. It’s our responsibility to maintain a healthy environment that allows trees to grow to champion status."American Forests'