Great Trees of Monroe, CT

Photo Contest Results

The “Great Trees of Monroe” photo contest was organized to celebrate the Scenic Road Ordinance adopted by the Town of Monroe.  The Save our Stepney Task Force, Monroe Parks and Recreation and the Town of Monroe co-sponsored the contest.

Prizes were awarded for the most impressive photos submitted in the categories of Largest Tree, Most Colorful Tree, the Tree with the Most Popularity, Tallest Tree, and the Best Over All Tree.

Best Overall Tree

Winner - Ernest Hodson, Sugar Maple, Corner Cross Hill and Elm Streets
Honorable Mention - Jennifer Cedrone, Sugar Maple, Corner Cross Hill and Elm Streets
Honorable Mention - Anthony Majewski, Sugar Maple, Corner Cross Hill and Elm Streets

Best Tree Photograph

Winner - Aaron Ash, Red Oak, Benedict’s Agway
Honorable Mention - Joseph and Marilyn DeFilippo, Red Oak, 53 Oakwood Drive
Honorable Mention - Marissa Vecsey, Sugar Maple, Corner Cross Hill and Elm Streets

Most Colorful Tree

Winner - Karl Moore, Sugar Maple, Great Hollow Lake
Honorable Mention - Marilyn Binck, Sugar Maple, Corner Cross Hill and Elm Streets

Largest Tree (Trunk Circumference)

Winner - Barbara Hartz, Sugar Maple (15.9’), Old Newtown Road
Honorable Mention - Evelyn Pravecek, Tulip Poplar (15’), Dingley Dell Road
Honorable Mention - Julie and Rich Papscoe, Sugar Maple (13.3’), 266 Cutlers Farm Road

Oldest Tree (Tie)

Co-Winner - Clare Braunstein, Sugar Maple, Monroe Green
Co-Winner - Mike Ceruzzi, White Oak, Hattertown and Guinea Roads
Honorable Mention - Nancy Zorena, Sugar Maple, 1215 Monroe Turnpike

Most Personality

Winner - Lisa Pane, Maple, 96 Barn Hill Road
Honorable Mention - Linda Picheco, Species Unknown, 230 Hattertown Road
Honorable Mention - Annette Griffith, Red Maple, Mountainside Drive

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