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The Great Yew Tree Hunt

Main Project Information
Goal map the locations of ancient Yew trees
Task map the locations of ancient Yew trees
Where anywhere
Description

The mission of the Great Yew Hunt is to map the locations of ancient Yew trees across the UK and measure the girths of their trunks. The age of the Yew trees will then be estimated from looking at their girth measurements.

If you have an iPhone or Android Mobile--and an interest in tree hunting in the UK--you can help. Download the Epicollect application from iTunes (for iPhone users) or from the Android Marketplace (for Android Users). Once Epicollect has download, please load up the project 'YewHunting' and submit a photo and some basic information on the Yew tree you have found. This includes its Trunk girth measurement and the location in which the Yew tree has been found.

How to Join

Download the Epicollect application from iTunes or and the Android Marketplace, then load up the project 'YewHunting' and start submitting photos and data.

Website http://epicollectserver.appspot.com/project.html?name=YewHunting
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Required Gear

- iPhone or Android Smartphone version of the Epicollect application.
-Tape Measure

Ideal Age Group Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity On a walk, run, On a hike
Tags android, Android, app, App, iphone, tree, trees
Project Updated 04/21/2017