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Tree climbing competition arrives for Arbor Day

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April 1, 2013 8:32am

Bill Lohmann has a nice piece on the front of the Metro section of today’s Times-Dispatch on the tree-climbing competition coming to Richmond next weekend. The 2013 Mid-Atlantic Chapter International Society of Arboriculture Tree-Climbing Championship will descend on the Round House in Byrd Park on Saturday and Sunday. Climbing runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and the final round — the Master’s Challenge — starts Sunday at 8 a.m. Our friends at Riverside Outfitters will hold recreational tree-climbing events for kids and adults from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, and food trucks will be on site as well. Admission is free.

Credit: Riverside Outfitters

Credit: Riverside Outfitters

 


About Andy Thompson

I was the Outdoors Columnist at the Times-Dispatch from 2007 to 2013, writing twice a week about mountain biking, fishing, hunting, paddling and much more. I live a 1/4 mile from the James River, close enough to see bald eagles soaring over my house on their way to find a meal. Pretty cool, eh?


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