OUT ON A LIMB – August 2-4. The California Academy of Sciences hosted a public tree-climbing weekend. Over 200 families and visitors become honorary “arbornauts” in this beautiful Monterey Cypress that grows adjacent to the Academy’s LEED Platinum building.Read more →
The new canopy walkway in Shei-Pa National Park in Taiwan features a motorized ascent. WOW — a very elegant and easy ascent for all the VIP guests who came to celebrate this great canopy research site on the Pacific Rim!
Both fun and also a great canopy with
The summer of 2013 proved to be an exciting time of discovery for eight undergraduate students, myself among them, who traveled from around the country to intern at Baker University in Kansas, looking to gain experience in biological field research.
Funded by the National Science Foundation, this REU
Rebecca Tripp’s testimonial, with photos, about choosing and participating in the REU Canopy summer research program:
Growing up on the rugged coast of Maine, with mountains, fields, forests and wildlife around every turn, I developed a deep love of nature at a very young age, and a strong
Host: Tree Climbers International®, Inc. (TCI), the world’s first school and organization for recreational tree climbing.
Dates: October 9-14, 2013
Location: Simpsonwood Conference Center, Norcross, Georgia (just outside Atlanta)
The Tree Climbers “Rendezvous” is an annual gathering. Most years, participants are primarily recreational climbers who come for the fun of
Tree Climbing Planet Overview
Tree Climbing Planet offers a variety of courses and adventures focusing on technical tree climbing techniques to explore our planet’s rooftop. Our distinctive courses provide participants with in-depth, hands-on learning skills that deliver the confidence needed to go out and climb wild trees on
Katherine Holden, about to turn 70, will soon undertake her project CLIMBING TREES AT SEVENTY-One Woman’s Quest to Save Wild Trees. Holden began tree climbing at 69, and will climb in eight endangered forests worldwide to experience, explore and share with audiences the splendors of andRead more →
From The Wall Street Journal:
Tree climbing is no longer kids’ stuff. With the right equipment and training, a killer view (and workout) can be yours.
“Rec” tree climbing has its heroes, like Peter “Treeman” Jenkins and his wife, Patty, who established Tree Climbers International, the activity’s primary organization.
DC Randle explores the Amazon Rainforest canopy and talks about what made him want to become a biologist, what he tells his students and what he likes best about the rainforest canopy.Read more →