Austin DeRock founder of New Leaf Tree Climbing is co-sponsoring the Costa Rica trip with Eric. He is a professional certified arborist and a technical tree climber having completed the Tree Climbing Northwest Facilitor Course taught by New Tribe. He has a passion for nature and trees, and climbs them every chance he gets. He is excited about the opportunity to teach tree climbing in the tropical forests in Costa Rica.
Bart Bouricius founder of Canopy Construction Associates and a professional arborist for over 30 years will be participating in the Costa Rica Trip. He has organized conferences on canopy access techniques; led training session for climbing techniques; studied, climbed, and measured exceptional emergent trees; and has built canopy walkways in The Americas. Learn more about him at www.canopyaccess.com