The Lenox Tree Crawl, sponsored by the Lenox Land Trust, will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 3:30 in the afternoon.
We will meet in the Lenox Library Roche Reading Park and Lenox Land Trust members Bill Gop and Jeannie Schnackenberg will take us on a tour of the newly tagged trees on Main St and Walker St in Lenox. The trees that were planted decades ago by the Lenox Tree Wardens, Warren Archey and George Darey, have been identified and permanently tagged so that the public can learn about each of the trees. The tags contain the common and scientific names of the trees and there is a QR code which brings you to a full description and picture of each tree. Three of the tagged trees in the Roche Reading Park were memorial gifts chosen in 1975 by George Darey in memory of John Drummond Kennedy (a sycamore), a red maple in memory of W. Hewitt Clifford and a copper beech in memory of Judge George A. Mole. The Tree Crawl is free and open to everyone.
The tree identification project was spearheaded by Patty Spector, a founding member of the Lenox
Land Trust, in cooperation with Chris Ketchen, the Lenox Town Manager.