Tour des Trees

September 16, 2019By

The 2019 Tour des Trees will take place Sept. 16-20, 2019. It is an annual long-distance cycling adventure which serves as the primary public outreach and community engagement event for Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund). This tour includes five days of riding beginning and ending in Nashville, Tenn., with planned overnight stops in Bowling Green, Owensboro, Pennyrile Forest... read more

Tour des Trees makes several stops throughout Ohio

August 8, 2018By

With 25 years of tradition behind them, 75 cyclists geared up July 29 through Aug. 4 for North America’s largest fundraiser for tree research. The weeklong Tour des Trees covered more than 500 miles, kicking off in Columbus, Ohio, and looping through Akron, Cleveland and back. The 26th annual bike ride is an important vehicle for the Tree Research and... read more

Davey Tree Co. establishes educational endowment for TREE Fund

August 6, 2018By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. pledged a $250,000 educational endowment fund through TREE Fund. “As the Davey Company continues to evolve and grow, it’s increasingly important that we invest in research that will advance not only our company, but the industry that we are so proud to be part of,” said Pat Covey, president and CEO of Davey Tree. “With... read more

Cyclist raises $100K for TREE Fund

July 30, 2013By

For the 16th consecutive year, Steve Geist, plant pathologist for Denver-based Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care, will ride in the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund. This year, Geist set and achieved a goal of raising more than $100,000 in cumulative sponsorships over his 16 years of participation. The TREE Fund said... read more

STIHL named title sponsor for ’09 Tour des Trees

February 4, 2009By

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Outdoor power equipment manufacturer STIHL Inc. announced Feb. 4 it will be the title sponsor of this year’s Tour des Trees, a cross-country cycling and education event to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund. The event is America’s largest fundraiser to improve the care of trees through research and education. The 2008 Tour des Trees raised... read more