Great Trees of Sheffield - A fun contest aiming to bring some ‘positivitree’ to the Treescapes of Sheffield, England.

The Great Trees Of Sheffield 2017 ( #gtos17 ) contest is now officially launched! In what I like to call a #BarkOff  for the best trees in Sheffield, the contest is now live.

This fun contest is all about finding, recognising & promoting the very special trees of Sheffield.
We are now looking for trees with great stories to them. Special trees, to the very special people of Sheffield or folks farther afield. Trees that they grew up with or for one reason or another are dear to them or their family. 
Anyone can nominate a tree that is within the boundaries of Sheffield. (All wards of Sheffield as of Jan. 2017 included) . Single trees, avenues, groupings of special trees can all be nominated. 
Even fallen, felled or 'Lost' Great Trees Of Sheffield can be nominated if they have a wonderful story.

Please do send us your favourite trees with their Great stories now.  Mail to: 

Closing date for 'entrees' is 1st May 2017.
Judging & Results will be announced early June
Any PRIVATE trees MUST have owners permission to be nominated.

The Great Trees Of Sheffield love to be 'Liked' & Hugged!  Please do 'Follow' us on Twitter #gtos17

  Great Trees Of Sheffield             'Follow' the contest         'Meet' the contestants now    The Guardian 24th Jan. '17

Great Trees Of Sheffield 2017  - Judging Panel  ( #gtos17 )


           Nick Banks - Musician                              Richard Hawley - Musician                         Jarvis Cocker - Musician
                 READ MORE>                                                        READ MORE >                                             READ MORE >
         Follow Nick on Twitter>                                   Follow Richard on Twitter>         (ex-PULP band members READ MORE>)  



Patrick Barkham - Journalist & Author       Nick Clegg - MP Sheffield Hallam    Chris Packham - TV presenter & Author
        The Guardian READ MORE>                    Lib Dems MP for Sheffield Hallam>                       (TV Presenter, Author)
        Follow Patrick on Twitter>                              Follow Nick on Twitter                                    Follow Chris on Twitter                 
        Check out Patrick's BOOKS>                                                                                                   Check out Chris' new BOOK>



Dave Dilner - Chairman STAG                        Rob McBride - The Tree Hunter ®               Sean Harding - Arborist
Sheffield Trees Action Group>                     You are already here at my site! TkYou         Council Tree Contracts Blog
   Follow STAG on Twitter>                                  Follow @thetreehunter on Twitter            Join Sean & friends on Facebook
   Join STAG on Facebook>                               Join other 'Treehunters' on Facebook      in Trees. Leaves, Twigs,Roots & Stuff       



Jeremy Barrell - Consultant Arborist     Helen McIllroy - STAG Committee       Christine Walkden -  Horticulturalist &
             Barrell Tree Consultancy                Sheffield Trees Action Group>                                      TV Presenter
           Arb Assoc Reg Consultant;                 Join STAG on Facebook>                                          Christine''s Website
            Chartered Forester    


 The panel of ‘judges’ will re-convene later in the year to go through the ‘entrees’ into the contest and pick their top three trees. The winner being awarded the title of the Great Tree Of Sheffield 2017, along with receiving a trophy kindly donated by Hartey Wealth Management (Ethical Investment provider). 



The Great Trees of Sheffield Trophy is being
kindly donated by Hartey Wealth Management



With my gratitude to the other 'Tree judges' Nick Banks; Richard Hawley; Jarvis Cocker; Patrick Barkham; Nick Clegg MP; Chris Packham; Dave Dillner; Sean Harding; Jeremy Barrell; Christine Walkden; Helen McIllroy