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West Virginia University becomes home to State Champion paperbark maple

Greg Dahle and WV Division of Forestry measure the paperbark maple to see if it meets requirements to be named a State Champion tree.

Thanks to West Virginia University’s growing commitment to campus tree care and an ongoing collaboration between the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design and Facilities ManagementWVU Evansdale is now home to a newly crowned champion – the largest paperbark maple in the state. The 24-foot “State Champion” is the first of its kind to be nominated to the West Virginia Big Tree Program.

Read the full story on WVUToday. 

CONTACT: Nikky Luna, Communications Manager, WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, 304-293-2394;