Tree of the Year

2021 Tree of the Year

The Urban Forestry Division (UFD) is celebrating Arbor Day this year by introducing a new program tree lovers across Wake Forest are sure to love. From now through Friday, April 23, the UFD will accept nominations from residents for the 2021 Tree of the Year award. Trees may be nominated for their size, species, historic significance, personal meaning, community benefit or general notoriety - but they must be located within the Wake Forest town limits..

To nominate your favorite tree, complete the nomination form and upload a photo of your tree.

Nominate Your Tree


What Happens Next?

Finalists will be selected by town staff, then voted on by the community during the week of April 26. The tree that receives the most votes will be announced as the winner on Arbor Day, Friday, April 30.

The submitter will be awarded with a certificate crowning their tree as the Wake Forest 2021 Tree of the Year.


Tree of the Year
Urban Forestry Coordinator