Prexy's Ridge

on the UMass Amherst campus

updated January 2009

autumn several years ago

a White Oak - 284 years old  
the large Black Birch near the Observatory
measured January 1, 2009:
girth = 8.8 feet (8' 9.6")
height = 82.7 feet.
According to Bob Leverett: "It is definitely worth tracking this tree as one of the big ones in Massachusetts."