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Tree Climbing and Movie in the Park this Friday at Pinkerton
Last event of the Summer, August 12-Movie is MegaMind!
Posted Date: 8/10/2011 4:15 PM

Tim Kovar teaching tree climbingFRANKLIN, Tenn. – For the ultimate bird’s eye view, join Master Tree Climbing Instructor Tim Kovar, as he guides you high into the crown of a tree on August 12 at Pinkerton Park.

This afternoon of tree climbing is a unique opportunity to explore nature in a whole new way. Participants will ascend into the tree using the same rope-and-saddle method that canopy researchers use, which is the most versatile and safest climbing technique.

“Tree climbing is an adventure like no other, one that offers a unique perspective on nature and one that can change the way you view the natural world,” said Kovar, founder of Tree Climbing Planet . “And being able to offer it in Williamson County makes it all that much more special.” Megamind

The tree climb will take place from 3 – 7 p.m. in advance of the last Movies in the Park, which begins at 7:45 pm. The feature will be "Megamind," starring Will Ferrell. The tree climb and movie are free and open to the public. Participants must be at least seven years old for the tree climb.

About Tree Climbing Planet
For more than 15 years, Tim Kovar has been climbing trees and providing instruction in the remote jungles of the world. Tim has taught tree climbing to canopy researchers worldwide, including those who study birds in Indonesia, primate nest building in Uganda, and climate in the redwoods of California. He was also the personal tree climbing instructor to Richard Preston , author of New York Times bestseller, The Wild Trees. Tim has worked with film crews in the treetops of Costa Rica, canopy researchers in Taiwan, tree preservationists in Japan, environmental educators in the Amazon, eco-tour operators in Indonesia, and herpetologists in India. He has also led tropical tree climbing expeditions into India, Central and South America, and into the tallest trees on earth in the Pacific Northwest. For more information call 404.313.0562 or visit

MEDIA CONTACT for Tim Kovar:
Amy Gray, APR
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