Saying Goodbye to a National Champion

Janet Buxton at Champion sugar maple in Kensington.

On April 5, the biggest sugar maple tree in the U.S. sadly had to be taken down. The tree was located in Kensington and was the bigger of two “wedding trees”. Read more about the tree in an article by Jason Schreiber in The Union Leader:  The 'Old Lady' ends her 240-year run as the family tree | Human Interest |

Janet Buxton stands next to the US Champion sugar maple in Kensington before its removal. Photo by Jason Schreiber


Mary Tebo Davis
Urban and Community Natural Resources Field Specialist
Full Extension Field Spec
Phone: (603) 641-6060
Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824