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From: Richard Gallivan
Tolono, IL
Hello, we have a tree on our property that we would like identified and registered. It is 10' diameter and 80' tall approxinately. How do I go about doing this. Thank You

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Greetings Richard:

Here are several easy ways help you identify your tree:

1. Take a leaf, twig, and fruit sample to you local Illinois Extension Office.

2. Take several high-resolution photos of the tree's bark, leaves, twigs, and fruit -- email them to

3. Utilize a quality internet site (e.g.,

I'm not sure what you mean by registered? Are you speaking of the Illinois Big Tree Register? If so, please visit the online version of the Illinois Big Tree Register:

Best of luck!

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