My recent adventure on the 2012 Tour Des Trees along with more than 100 riders and support team brought in $500,000 for tree research. This massive fundraising effort, the largest of its kind in the country, was an inspiring 6.25days of cycling 565 miles. Our challenging ride along the Oregon Coast, Clackamas and Columbia Rivers, and the Mt. Hood portion of the Cascade Range, was truly incredible. Below is a brief pictorial summary of our activities from August 5, 2012 though August 12, 2012.
Very inspiring scenery for the rider
Treevents during our community stops along the route, provided great educational opportunities and tree plantings for kids and adults.
I know I’m back for more next year and I also encourage you; but it fills up fast so stay tuned (you don’t have to be in the tree care industry to become part of this movement). To see where the funds go, click on TREE FUND. Cheers, until next year in Toronto… G-d willin’ and the creeks don’t rise!
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Santa Barbara Arborist Bill Spiewak, is Board Certified Master Arborist #310B with the International Society of Arboriculture, Registered Consulting Arborist #381 with the American Society of Consulting Arborists, and instructor of Arboriculture at Santa Barbara City College. Bill also has over 30 years of practical experience in the care of trees as prior owner of Bill's Tree Care in Santa Barbara.
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