Bayer Supports Arbor Industry as Tour de Trees Silver Leaf Sponsor

Bayer Environmental Science recently donated $3,000 to sponsor the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fundís Tour de Trees. An annual seven-day cycling event covering more than 500 miles, the Tour de Trees supports continued research for the advancement of tree care.

As a Silver Leaf Sponsor, Bayer also aided in the TREE Fundís promotion of the importance of urban and community forests. Cyclists made an immediate impact in communities in both the United States and Canada as they planted trees in select locations along the tour.

In its 15th year, the Tour de Trees has raised more than $2 million for tree research and education. The Tour de Trees kicked off in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, on July 23, and wrapped up in Minneapolis, Minn., on July 30. The conclusion of the tour coincides with the International Society for Arboricultureís Annual Conference and Summer Field Days took place in Minneapolis July 29 through August 2.

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