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Celebrate Florida Arbor Day with the Third Annual Tree Quest!

Tree Quest: A Scavenger Hunt for Local Trees

  • Date: -  
  • Introduction: Join Sarasota County starting Friday Jan. 17, for Tree Quest! You will have two weeks to identify five types of trees using the clues listed and available in the link below.

Join Sarasota County starting Friday, Jan. 17, for Tree Quest: A Scavenger Hunt for Local Trees.

You will have TWO WEEKS to visit any ONE of the following parks, find the FIVE TAGGED TREES, and use the information on the tree tags to complete and submit the clues listed below for the park of your choosing.

Culverhouse Park

7301 McIntosh Road, Sarasota

  1. Southern Red Cedars filter _____ gallons of stormwater runoff per year.
  2. Cabbage Palms store _____ pounds of carbon in their lifetime.
  3. Laurel Oaks remove _____ ounces of ozone annually from the air.
  4. Live Oaks absorb _____ pounds of carbon dioxide each year.
  5. Slash Pines intercept _____ gallons of rainwater annually.

Manasota Scrub Preserve

2695 Bridge St., Englewood

  1. Scrub Oaks remove _____ ounces of ozone annually from the air.
  2. Live Oaks intercept _____ gallons of rainwater annually.
  3. Slash Pines store _____ pounds of carbon in their lifetime.
  4. Cabbage Palms absorb _____ pounds of carbon dioxide each year.
  5. Laurel Oaks filter _____ gallons of stormwater runoff annually.

North Lido Beach

50 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Sarasota

  1. Southern Red Cedars absorb _____ pounds of carbon dioxide each year.
  2. Sea Grape trees remove _____ ounces of ozone annually from the air.
  3. Green Buttonwoods filter _____ gallons of stormwater runoff per year.
  4. Orange Geigers store _____ pounds of carbon in their lifetime.
  5. Cabbage Palms intercept _____ gallons of rainwater annually.

INSTRUCTIONS

You'll know you've found the right tree if it's tagged with a fact sheet to help you learn more about the great things trees give us!

Prizes (rain barrels, state park day passes and more..) will be awarded to correct answers submitted via the link below.*

Submit Answers Here!

*Submit answers starting on Friday, Jan. 17.

 


View the Tree Quest! 2020 post card, with clues

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