David Katz

Director of International Programs

David Katz grew up in the hardwood forests near Ithaca, New York. He graduated from Binghamton University in '05 with a BA in Geology and minor in Ecology. David was one of the founding members of the Cornell Tree Climbing program. Since then he has instructed courses and trainings for COE amounting to over 150 field days. David has climbed trees in the tropics of Central America and also for Outward Bound and has personally traveled to 5 continents and over 40 countries.


Cornell's own David Katz worked on both sides of the lens to help Joe Pontecorvo with his recent episode of PBS Nature on Yosemite more

CTC in Madagascar

Jan 06, 2017

Cornell students travel to Madagascar to climb the iconic Baobab trees more

CTC collaborator Charlie Engelman launches a nature video series on National Geographic Kids. more