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The Pando Tree

Pando is the world's largest tree

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The World's Largest Tree

Pando is the world's largest tree! Learn about it's discovery and the land it calls home.
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How Pando Works

Just how big is Pando? Learn about it's size, age, how it works & more
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Download a PDF of our Pando Guide featuring stories, facts and information found here.
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More Time? Spread Out with our Natural Histories

Pando: Life on The Boundary of Discovery and Imagination

In a high mountain basin in central Utah stands the world’s largest tree, Pando, a quaking aspen clone comprised of over 40,000 stems. Stems which appear to us as individual trees, but in fact, are one part of a genetically identical tree that spreads out over 100 acres via a massive root system. Read our natural history of the Pando Tree. How the tree came to be, how it works, how its survives and the people and land it shares its home with.

A Geologic History of Fishlake, Pando's Home

Utah is internationally recognized for its outstanding geological displays, largely focused on the rocks exposed and preserved in the National parks and monuments in the southeast of the state. Utah is also home to the Pando Tree, the world’s largest tree. This review details the geology and geomorphological literature about Pando's home. By Lorna Campbell (Geoscientist), Edited by Lance Oditt

The History of Land Management in Pando

Pando and the greater Fish Lake Basin where it is found, became part of the Forest Reserve system by presidential proclamation from William McKinley on February 10th, 1899. Pando’s history since that time has, in part, been linked to this connection to what became Fishlake National Forest... By Nick Mustoe District Ranger, Coconino National Forest Former Forester, Fremont District (Fishlake National Forest)

Pando Bibliography

A bibliography of key scientific and cultural studies about Pando, and the land it calls home.

The Pando Photographic Survey

Friends of Pando is documenting the entire Pando Tree using high resolution 360-degree images. A first of its kind re-photography project scientist can use to monitor the tree for generations to come. Learn more about this project and experience  Pando from home.

The Science of Pando

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Friends of Pando gathers and supports research about Pando and the land it calls home. As a citizen-science led organization, we work to uphold and  promote Open Science principles by making our research and findings freely available to  scientists and the public for study, use and enjoyment. Click the button below to visit our Science of Pando Page to gather data, maps and resources to study and educate others about Pando.

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