Last month’s Tour de Coop was so fun and educational that Charis, Chris, Leah, Tori and I pounced on the opportunity to do a similar bike ride featuring trees. It seemed like a particularly good idea considering how I’m a self-professed lover of the Great Outdoors, but am even more of an ignoramus about leafy barky objects than edible feathered friends.
In a span of 2.5 hours, Tim the Tree Guru (employed by the city) taught us about more than a dozen notable big trees in Fort Collins—information that most of us promptly forgot. No worries; I took plenty of photos and in the gallery to the right, noted the names and locations of many of these trees. So you can see for yourself what flower colors a catalpa produces and witness the majesty of a European Larch.
I also put together a short video of the tour with an appropriate tree song. Yay, trees!