Neighbourhood Trees Campaign

Happy Earth day! Starting today, join thousands of individuals and groups from across India, in the Neighborhood Trees Campaign, to map, photograph and share stories of trees!

Prizes to be won for top contributors, top species ID providers and other categories.

When : From 22 - 28 April 2015

How to Participate:

  • Join an existing local event or sign up to organize one here.
  • Observe and photograph (Guide to tree photography) trees in your neighborhood.
  • Head to TreesIndia and create an account in a few simple steps or use their mobile app to sign up.
  • Upload identified or unidentified observations or lists with date and location.
  • Mark it as fruiting, flowering or having new leaves. Write notes on its uses and folklore.
  • Submit and share with friends!!
  • Experts will help you identify unidentified species and confirm identified ones.
  • Browse, comment, agree on species IDs or help identify incoming observations.

Why:  Your observations will help aggregate images and data on species distributions,  seaonality, folklore and uses of trees . All content aggregated is made freely available for download under the Creative Commons licenses and can be useful for research and planning. Most importantly, it is a fun activity to do during this time of the year when many trees are in bloom! 

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to top 5 contributors, top 5 ID providers, and other categories that catch the judges attention. Prizes include autographed field guides on trees, T-shirts and caps. To view all categories and the prize hamper click here

Tips and support :

For further details on the campaign, visit the campaign FAQ page
For help with how and what to photograph see this guide on tree photography
For tutorials on how to upload an observation or checklist click here
For participating in a local campaign near you or organizing a local event click here.
For any other help or queries please contact

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:30pm
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