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TREE CLIMBING

Taiwan Tree Project

Meet our TREE Foundation scholar-student, Sky Lan, who is finishing her PhD in canopy science at Oregon State University. She has partnered with CanopyMeg‘s colleagues, Jen Sanger and Steve Pearce, who are Down Under colleagues working as part of the Malaysia biodiversity team.
This video shows their amazing

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Photos from public tree-climbing weekend at The California Academy of Sciences

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.

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New canopy walkway in Taiwan features a motorized ascent

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

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Rebecca Tripp’s essay about her REU Canopy Explorers experience

The 2013 research team, with Tree Climbing Kansas City.

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

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REU Canopy Explorer Testimonial – Rebecca Tripp

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

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The 2013 Tree Climbers Rendezvous – You’re Invited!

Meg giving an evening presentation at 2008 Tree Climbers Rendezvous

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

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Alternative Practicum Canopy Climb

Draft Porposal for Alternative Practicum Canopy Climb

Click on the image below to access a Prezi presentation tour by Ian Lawford of his draft proposal for alternative practicum canopy climb:
 

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Tree Climbing Training for Researchers

Tree Climbing Planet

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

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Climbing Trees at Seventy – One Woman’s Quest To Save Wild Trees

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 and

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Tree Climbing for Adults: Natural High (WSJ)

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.

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