Daring tree activists photo book

Time is running out to restore the world's forests, and revitalize Earth's ecosystem.  We must stop cease deforestation and initiate massive re-forestation to mitigate human-caused climate change.

Your donation funds a limited edition, fine art coffee table photo book to advance the mission of The TreeSpirit Project: to protect, promote and revere trees and forests, utilizing artwork, advocacy, and activism.

This big 11x14" coffee table book compiles over 120 TreeSpirit photographs made over 12 years — with over 1,000 tree lovers and fellow environmental activists.

Many of these men and women, young and old, from all walks of life, braved being naked in public for the first time, not only for the joy or thrill of adventure, but to advocate for the protection and reverence of trees everywhere.

Watch the TreeSpirit reality TV show teaser video: 

DONATE to support TreeSpirit founder/photographer Jack Gescheidt's work, and all the activists with the courage to join his cause by putting their bodies on the line for Mother Nature.

Meet Jack Gescheidt in this short video about this book funding drive:

DONATE to help Jack create this one-of-kind book.

to touch people's hearts, inspire their imaginations, and stir their senses with a lush, image-driven celebration of the inspiring beauty of trees and forests.  With photographs of trees and people who understand how integral trees are to our lives.  In this era of anthropogenic global warming, we need trees now more than ever.

Science, reason and rational argument all confirm we must end deforestation and plant more trees. For this to be widespread, people must again care for trees emotionally; appreciate all that they do for us; feel a connection to them, and affection for them.  What we love we will protect. 


THE BOOK'S TEXT will include stories from behind the scenes of these activist photos, more about TreeSpirit's mission and genesis, and Testimonials from the many participants who had incredible, unexpected experiences while making them.

100% PCW* RECYCLED PAPER will be used in the book.  No trees will be used to make this visual ode to the beauty and critical role of trees in our lives. 
(*Post-Consumer Waste)

WHY SELF-PUBLISH?  Jack was approached by a publisher who wanted to make a TreeSpirit book, but unwilling to discuss recycled paper as an essential, mission-driven component.  This is why this self-publishing funding campaign began. 



DONATE to add your name to the "forest" of names of tree-loving supporters of this book and TreeSpirit's mission.

See many more TreeSpirit photos in the website gallery.

Q. Can I donate anonymously, and NOT have my name printed in the book?
A.  YES.  After funding, we will thank ALL donors who made this project possible by email, we will ask if anyone would prefer NOT have their name printed in the book.

TreeSpirit only exists and grows with your participation and support!  Thank you! 
                                   - Jack Gescheidt, TreeSpirit Founder
  • Elyse Pomeranz 
    • $75 
    • 31 mos
  • Scott Moloney 
    • $95 
    • 37 mos
  • Paul Moss 
    • $25 
    • 39 mos
  • George Krause  
    • $75 
    • 40 mos
  • Marco Dellaria 
    • $75 
    • 40 mos
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Jack Gescheidt 
San Geronimo, CA