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Noted tree climber to share findings about local giant trees
Want to know more about champion trees of the Tualatin River watershed?
Tree climber Brian French, of the nonprofit Ascending the Giants, will share information about champion trees at Sundays annual meeting of the Tualatin Riverkeepers.
Ascending the Giants organizes expeditions to climb and measure the largest tree of each species in Oregon, which they call champion trees.
French will share his findings about champion trees in the Tualatin River watershed at the 1:30 p.m. session on Jan. 26, at Tualatins Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St.
The river advocacy group also will introduce Mike Skuja, its new executive director, and provide updates on upcoming paddle trips, environmental advocacy and educational programs.
French will have on hand DVDs of his documentaries Ascending the Giants, which was featured in Smithsonian Magazine, and Treeverse, featured on OPBs Oregon Field Guide.
Refreshments will be served.
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