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Updating the Illinois Big Tree Registry Program at Giant City State Park

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Date(s) - 01/08/2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Giant City State Park


Ill.-On Sunday, January 8th from 2-3pm, join Botanist, Chris Benda, as he
discusses his role in updating the Illinois Big Tree Registry in 2021/2022.
The Illinois Big Tree Registry is a statewide outreach program that seeks to discover, record,
recognize, and appreciate the largest individuals of our native tree species. Chris will show
photographs of some of the most impressive trees in the state.
For more information or, to register for this free program, contact the Giant City Visitor Center
at 618-457-4836.
Giant City State Park is administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The
mission of the IDNR is to manage, conserve and protect Illinois’ natural, recreational and cultural
resources, further the public’s understanding and appreciation of those resources, and promote
the education, science and public safety of Illinois’ natural resources for present and future

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