Articles by Wendy Robinson

Tour des Trees – 25-year Silver Anniversary

It all began in 1992, in the Pacific Northwest Chapter, when 13 hardy souls decided they could raise money for trees by riding their bicycles from Seattle to San Francisco in eleven days. The inaugural ride was 1,050 miles. The riders averaged over 100 miles a day with the longest day being 144 miles. The … read more of Tour des Trees – 25-year Silver Anniversary.

Free TREE Fund Webinar with CEUs

“Soil Profile Rebuilding: Rehabilitating Compacted Soils” Featuring Dr. Susan Day (Virginia Tech) If you’ve ever faced the problem of how to grow trees in compacted, rock-hard soils left behind after urban development and construction, then this is the webinar for you. Dr. Day will teach you the secrets of Soil Profile Rebuilding (SPR), the soil … read more of Free TREE Fund Webinar with CEUs.

Annual Training Conference and STIHL Tour des Trees

2016 STIHL Tour des Trees a Success! 96 riders and our support team shared the TREE Fund mission with people all across the Piedmont, planted 17 trees, and distributed over 600 books about trees to local schoolchildren. Rider fundraising is currently over $385,000 – an historic high – and 100% of this amount will go … read more of Annual Training Conference and STIHL Tour des Trees.

TREE Fund Presents Free Webinar on Urban Trees

Soil Compaction and Urban Trees: Strategies for Gaining Ground Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 11:00 am Pacific Standard Time Frustrated with trying to grow trees in compacted urban soils? Dr. Scharenbroch will discuss how you can protect urban soils from compaction and improve soil quality in your local landscapes. Dr. George Hudler will introduce Dr. Scharenbroch … read more of TREE Fund Presents Free Webinar on Urban Trees.

TREE Fund Update Spring 2016

Upcoming Scholarship and Grant Deadlines Apply online! Click the links below for more information. Robert Felix Memorial Scholarships $3,000 Deadline: April 1, 2016 tree-fund-scholarships/felix Hyland R. Johns Research Grants now up to $50,000! Deadline: April 1, 2016 John Wright Memorial Scholarships $2,000 Deadline: May 15, 2016 Read more of TREE Fund Update Spring 2016.