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Prince George's County Champion Tree Tour
See and learn about Prince George’s tallest residents on M-NCPPC’s and Prince George’s County Champion Tree Tour on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., beginning at the Prince George’s County Equestrian Center at 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Upper Marlboro.
Registration is $20 and seating is limited to 60 people. Participants must RSVP by Friday, Oct. 19 by sending the check to Prince George’s County Forestry Board , Attn: Steve Darcey , 5301 Marlboro Race Track Rd. #100 , Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. Please include your contact info, phone number and email, with your check.
Those who register for the tour will get a guided bus tour of 10 to 11 champion trees, noted for their height, spread and canopy. The national champion American Holly will be included in the tour as well as the state champion Swamp White Oak and Persimmon. They will also receive a copy of the new Prince George’s County Tree Champion book along with a willow oak seedling.
More About Prince Georges Equestrian Center
Prince Georges Equestrian Center and Show Place arena is a sports and entertainment facility offering more than 49,000 square feet of space. The equestrian center has numerous tracks as well as a schooling ring and stabling areas for more than 200 horses. The facility also boasts a number of concessions, a camping area with electricity and sound systems. Check the main site for details on the facility or for a schedule of upcoming events.