Dendrological Society of South Africa

The tree science and conservation society of South Africa

The Dendrological Society promotes the study, protection and propagation of trees and tree-dominated ecosystems as a contribution to effective environmental conservation and improvement in South Africa. Membership of the Dendrological Society is open to all natural persons whose application is seconded by two members and endorsed by the Executive Committee.

Indigenous tree measurement competition

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Simply complete a Tree Report form and follow the instructions on the form. You can download it here.

There is no restriction on the number of entries per person, so measure away! But remember; only measurements of indigenous trees will be considered.

Closing date: 30 September 2011. No late entries will be accepted.

Three 1st prizes: Dictionary of Names of South African Trees plus a copy of the Department of Agriculture’s Green Heritage; Trees, forests and woodlands of South Africa.

Seven 2nd prizes: Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa plus a copy of the Department of Agriculture’s Green Heritage; Trees, forests and woodlands of South Africa.

The decision of the panel to name the winners are final and there will be no correspondence in the matter. The Dendrological Society reserves the right to use the information submitted at any time, in any format, obviously with the necessary acknowledgement to the individual.

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