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April Tree Festival 2022
April 22 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 8:00 pm
22 April – 1 May 2022
Do trees feel the heat?
Celebrate the Indian summer with SeasonWatch by observing trees around you, and completing challenges to win prizes!
When: 22 April – 1 May 2022
Where: Anywhere in India
There are fun challenges too!
- Summer century – make 100 observations in the 10 days of the festival
- Golden summer – make as many observations as you can on the Indian Laburnum
- Rare finds – observe as many of these 10 rarely observed SeasonWatch trees as you can: Pink pearl tree (Cordia dichotoma), Indian rosewood (Dalbergia sissoo), Gamhar (Gmelina arborea), Noni (Morinda citrifolia), Silkworm mulberry (Morus alba), Jungle jalebi (Pithecellobium dulce), Vilaiti keekar (Prosopis juliflora), Beheda (Terminalia bellirica), Yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana), Ber (Ziziphus jujuba)
Complete the challenges and you could be a lucky prize-winner!
How to participate:
- If you’re new to SeasonWatch, register on the website or Android app.
- Go outdoors and choose any SeasonWatch species to observe.
- To make a one-time only observation on a tree, click on the ‘casual’ tab, and then on the ‘eye’ icon. To observe the same tree more than once, click on the ‘regular’ tab and then the ‘+’ button to register it with Seasonwatch, or on the ‘eye’ icon to add observations on a registered tree. You can make both types of observations for the November Tree Festival! Need more help? Watch our video tutorials to get-set-and-go!
- Make an observation as follows – imagine the tree canopy to be a circle and divide it in 3 equal parts from the centre. If the stage you are observing is found in ⅓ parts, choose ‘few’. If the stage is seen in more than one part, choose ‘many’, and if it is absent, choose ‘none’.
- To share your observations with everyone, make sure to make your profile is set to ‘public’ on the website (Login > Account > My profile > Make profile public), and keep a track of daily observations at Explore > Patterns > Observations.
Participate in other ways by doing tree-walks with tree lovers, forwarding this event to tree enthusiasts, or joining our Facebook event. Help us spread the word!