Location Fort Collins, CO
This champion Cerro Hawthorn of Colorado made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2018, as it is the largest known tree of its species in the country. By recognizing these champions, we recognize the beauty and critical ecosystem services provided by our biggest and oldest trees.
Ways to Engage
Search the American Forests Champion Tree national register.
Nominate a big tree that you think can achieve champion status.
Browse stories on our blog, Loose Leaf, and get to know the people and champions that make up the program.
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