Brimmon Oak on BBC Breakfast 22nd March 2017 Oak Jozef. Hear the amazing story of the tree that saved
the lives of a Jewish family of SIX from the Nazi's in WWII
Congratulations to Poland and their winning tree Oak Jozef from Wisiniowa...It was a very special time for me when I visited this brilliant tree and lovely people helping and promoting this oak tree. And of course many congratulations to MERVYN LLOYD JONES & his family for their RUNNER-UP Welsh tree the Brimmon Oak. The first ever UK tree to gain a top three place in the contest
Polish tree contender at Wisiniowa Welsh tree contender the Brimmon Oak
Podkarpackie Province South East Poland. Newtown, Powys, Wales.
Local school children supporting the
Brimmon Oak, Welsh tree
Tuesday 21st march is International Day of Forests
so here is a link to some of my UK/European
Forests and other special trees.
Launched today Friday 20th January 2017
with celebrity judges including Nick Bank, Richard Hawley , Jarvis Cocker,
Nick Clegg, Chris Packham & Patrick Barkham
aswell as Dave Dillner (Sheffield Trees Action Group
Sean Harding Arborist
& myself this looks set to be a Tree-mendous contest to find the best tree in and around Sheffield.
< Go see them here
Click on the photo to see MORE of the UK Tree of the Year
GREAT TREES OF SHEFFIELD - Please do use the CONTACT form to send in your nominations for the Great Trees of Sheffield 2017 contest. They can be INDIVIDUAL trees, or, special groups of trees, ie. AVENUES, that have a special meaing to you or your friends & family. Any tree with a STORY. Over the coming weeks & months the nominated trees will be shown on the website and later in 2017 around June a PANEL OF CELEBRITY JUDGES (watch for annoncements) and TREE PROFESSORS will judge the winning tree to become the FIRST EVER Great Tree of Sheffield...this tree can then go on to enter into the English Tree of the Year 2017 contest, with the potential to go forward in 2018 to the European Tree of the Year 2018 contest.
As you might expect, I have a hollow tree-trunk full of information for two very special areas ... SHROPSHIRE & WALES ... go have a peek!
oh, and by-the-way..."see a SPECIAL tree...then send it to me", just CONTACT me on Twitter...Thanks @thetreehunter
Want to learn about Ancient Trees?
Please do visit this great new website
from the 'Tree Professors' ...