Common Name: sugar maple
Scientific Name: Acer saccharum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 270 in.
Height: 72 ft.
Crown: 84 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2016
Last Measured by: Alex Cassell and Eric Wiseman
Date First Measured: 1978
Comments: In 2016, the tree continues to grow but has lost a large chunk of its trunk and many limbs. This tree was originally discovered by Lyt Wood while attending Virginia Tech. It was originally measured by J.C. Clark, County Forester, in November 1978. The land that it stands on has been subdivided to different family members.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Giles
Land Owner: Eric F. Schenkel
GPS Coordinates: 37.33728, -80.55982
Owner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: About 4.3 miles north of U.S. 460 on Route 700(Mountain Lake Road). There is a gated overlook on the left side of the road. Tree is 440 feet, bearing 325.5 degrees, from the overlook deck.
Owner Address: 173 Long Island Dr.
Moneta, VA 24121
Contact Name: Eric Wiseman
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 540-231-5148
Contact Info: Additional Contact: Mr. James C. Clark VA Dept. of Forestry 75-C Hampton Blvd. Christiansburg, Va 24073 firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Lyt Wood