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Nominate a Tree

OTE Heritage Tree Program

Are you interested in nominating a particular tree or grove of trees in Oregon for our Heritage Tree Program?

Applications are reviewed by the Oregon Heritage Tree Committee in January, July, and October of each year.  Heritage Tree honorees will be announced at a statewide dedication ceremony held in April of the year following designation (e.g. a tree designated in December 2016 would be announced publicly in April 2017). The Heritage Tree Program provides a 9” x 12” plaque mounted on a single-leg pedestal for placement near the honored tree.

Technical Resources

Nominations The first step in the nomination process is to complete the application found below and return via mail to our offices.

Download this tree nomination application fillable formtree nomination application fillable form(PDF), or print to your printer, fill it out and return to our offices: TIC Heritage Tree Program, Suite 150, 1500 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR, 97302.  You may also email the completed form back to Travel Information Council. Emailed nominations are preferred.

If you still have questions, please feel free to call 503-378-4508, Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Community heritage tree program directory If your tree does not meet the statewide program criteria, it may qualify under your local city or county program. Search our online directory for the program closest to your location.

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