James Reed - Captain Monkey
James is a Certified Arborist and professional tree climber, who for the last 19yrs has traveled extensively throughout the US doing hazardous tree work resulting from natural disasters. Since, 2006 he has traveled the world introducing people to tree climbing as a skill to protect the forest and animals. James has taught tree climbing in Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Indonesia, Romania and more!
James is a Trained Instructor and Facilitator through Tree Climbers International and created Tree Monkey Project to share his experience and skills to benefit the greater global forests and community.
Eric Folmer - Tree Wolf/Monkey
Eric has a solid background from many years experience as a working tree climber and tree service owner in Berkeley, CA. He is a Certified Arborist and member of the American Society of Consulting Arborists.
In the past 12 years Eric has been involved in climbing for research and adventure in the tropical forests. He founded Tree Wolf Tours, to allow tourists to explore remote tree canonpies. His tours include tree climbing instruction, guided tree climbs, lectures and other environmental activities by experienced biologists.
Tamela Fish - Communications, MonkeyFish
Tamela Fish has supported advocates and raised awareness about climate change with technology and tenacity for ten years. She has facilitated projects for a variety of organizations including; Girl Scouts of America, The United Nations Group for Youth and Children, The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network, and Environmental Forum of Marin. Tamela loves trees and we are proud to have her as Communications Monkey.