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2024 WTCW - November


Dear Friends, Supporters, and Allies,


We are proud and humbled to witness the impact of the Women’s Tree Climbing Workshop® (WTCW) on the world of arboriculture and beyond. WTCW has grown into a genuine workforce development program. We build career paths, create network opportunities, and develop CEU training for new and existing arborists.


Looking Back

In 2023 we embraced the outpouring of requests to host more classes and workshops. WTCW has expanded its offerings to include more chainsaw safety classes, aerial rescue workshops, gear inspection training, First Aid/CPR/AED certification courses, leadership development classes, individually tailored training & education programs, along with our traditional 2.5-day workshops. We champion that 10% of our participants have entered or enhanced their careers in arboriculture.


WTCW, a historically women’s organization, is dedicated to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the arboriculture industry by providing a space to elevate underrepresented individuals.  We have evolved to include all genders and identities.  In 2023, we proudly hosted our first ever all gender workshop with overwhelmingly positive feedback.


Looking Forward

For 2024, the full-time leadership team is excited to expand its capacity and offerings. We now boast the transition of WTCW owner, co-founder Melissa LeVangie Ingersoll to full time. Our first 2.5-day workshop is scheduled for February 23-25 as we collaborate once again with the ISA Texas Chapter. Other scheduled workshop locations include Massachusetts, North Carolina, Colorado, and Michigan.  We are also working on taking WTCW to Vancouver BC, as well as New Zealand!


Your Support

Collaborating with generous supporters like you, allows us to keep our open workshops and class tuitions attainable.  Workshop fees cover instruction, equipment use, food, lodging, and CEUs. Your support allows us to focus on our mission by making workshop sites obtainable, creating scholarships, funding travel expenses, enabling procurement of equipment, and more.


Your investment will impact people’s lives forever.  Your support fosters professional development, education, and strengthens our ever expanding “mycelial network”!


A sponsorship at any level is welcome. You may consider supporting our vision in several ways:


• Mail a check to: Women’s Tree Climbing Workshop® | 88 Woods Way, Lincoln, VT 05443

• WTCW Sponsorship page:

• Become a Sustaining Member:


Feel free to contact us for more information or to discuss how you would like to be involved.

With Gratitude,

Bear & Melissa

Bear LeVangie & Melissa LeVangie Ingersoll

Owner & Co-Founder, Lead Instructor

WTCW Patreon Members

Laura Grunfeld 

Sue Womble


Meggan Hargrave

Doak Marasco 

Bear LeVangie

June Moulis

Broad Oak Tree & Shrub Care, Inc.

Kate Odell

Natascha Batchelor

Victoria Ippolito

Jennifer McPhee

Rose Epperson

Dana Karcher

Brian Carpenter

Amy Burkett

Judith Menzl

Sarah Campbell

Dana Coelho


Carol Hendren

Julie Sherer

Wenda Li

Rain Shadow Consulting

Kristina Bezanson

Tom Ingersoll

Lindsay Watkins

Cara Barbero

Erica Holm

Jean Mitchell

Ina Purvins

Claire Corcoran

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WTCW Event Group Photos

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October 6-8, 2023

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Gear Inspection made easy

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September 22-24, 2023

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July 21-23, 2023

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North Carolina

June 2-4, 2023

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Smith College

April  28-30, 2023

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March 3-5, 2023


May 13-15, 2022

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July 22-24, 2022

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North Carolina 

June 3-5, 2022

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August 26-28, 2022

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September 23-25, 2022

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