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Junior Forest Warden Tree and Plaque

Junior Forest Warden Tree
Junior Forest Warden Tree

The Junior Forest Warden Tree is not very well known tree in Stanley Park that has a plaque.  What is unique about it is that the earth that it was planted in comes from all parts of British Columbia.  There is probably no other tree that contains more of British Columbia than this tree!

Junior Forest Warden Tree plaque
Junior Forest Warden Tree plaque

The plaque says:

The Junior Forest Wardens Tree

This tree was planted on May 2, 1951, by the honourable N.S. Lougheed, minister of lands for British Columbia in earth gathered from all parts of this province, in honour of the junior forest wardens of the Canadian Forestry Association.

"God has lent us the earth for our life, it is a great entail.  It belongs as much to those who come after us as to us." -Ruskin

Rededicated September 18, 1988

Unveiled by the honorable Gerald Merrithew Minister of State (Forestry)

Plaque contributed by the Truck Loggers Association.

Where are the Junior Forest Wardens' tree and plaque in Stanley Park?

The Junior Forest Wardens' tree and plaque is located between the Rock Garden" and Vancouver Aquarium.

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